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Raw Materials Engineer

Location: Trail, B.C., Canada

Date Posted: June 07, 2017 | Closing Date: June 23, 2017

Trail Operations is currently seeking an individual in the role of Raw Materials Engineer. This challenging position’s primary responsibilities include supporting Trail Operations’ annual planning cycle process, completing metallurgical production forecasts, providing economic evaluations, and assisting in the maintenance of a metallurgical/financial model.  This position reports to the Raw Materials Manager with daily oversight from the Sr. Raw Materials Engineer.


•Proactive contribution to a safe working environment through facilitation of hazard risk assessments, and implementation of management of change processes.
•Providing analysis and interpretation of metallurgical and economic evaluations for business activities related to project and process investigations
•Prepare routine production forecasts to support raw materials supply decisions.
•Complete long-term production plans to support the annual planning cycle process.
•Perform validation and development of Trail Operations’ metallurgical/financial model to ensure accurate reflection of metallurgy and financial drivers.
•Gain understanding of factors impacting feed supply and metal production including: logistics, concentrate and metal market trends and contractual language.


•Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering.
•Eligible or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia (APEGBC) 
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field.
•Advanced software proficiency with Microsoft Excel
•Proficiency in Visual Basic Applications (VBA), linear programming based modelling and the Aspen PIMS software would be an asset.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Demonstrated leadership capabilities


The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to meet the above criteria through past performance and should have a desire to carry this work experience into this new challenge.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Teck has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the sixth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. Further information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.

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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.