Barrick is looking for a Chemist to join the Process Team. The Chemist is responsible for QA/QC functions in the laboratory for daily operations working closely with laboratory supervisors. They maintain, troubleshoot and optimize laboratory instrumentation. The chemist will be responsible for researching and purchasing of new laboratory instrumentation. They also maintain service contracts and are responsible for preventative maintenance on instrumentation. The chemist will supervise vendor field service engineers for service visits and ensure their safety.
QA/QC functions in the laboratory for daily operations working closely with laboratory supervisors
Collect, compile and analyze large sets of QA/QC analytical data and be able to draw useful conclusions from datasets.
Maintain, troubleshoot and optimize laboratory instrumentation
Researching and purchasing of new laboratory instrumentation
Maintain service contracts and are responsible for preventative maintenance on instrumentation
Supervise vendor field service engineers for service visits and ensure their safety
Support laboratory technicians with chemistry and laboratory technical knowledge.
Other duties as assigned
Zero to Five years of post-graduate experience preferably within the mining industry Required
Supervisory experience Preferred
Mining industry experience, preferably within a production environment Preferred
B.S. in Chemistry or equivalent Required
M.S. or other advanced degree Preferred
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Project, Outlook, etc.) Required
Oracle R11.5.10 or R12 or similar ERP Preferred
What We Can Offer You
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.
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