Process Engineer


Trail, British Columbia, CA


Closing Date: July 19, 2024


As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future. 

Teck is looking for an experienced Process Engineer to join our team at our Trail Operations, one of the world's largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to Metallurgical Development Manager or designate, the Process Engineer is accountable for the improvement, maintenance, and alignment of the Trail Metallurgical Model (TMM) and providing metallurgical and/or technical support to process development initiatives. We require someone who is self-motivated, has strong problem-solving skills, knowledgeable in extractive metallurgy knowledge, and has a passion for continuous improvement.  

This role is based in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips! Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone.

This position offers relocation assistance and a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off. Come experience what work life balance is all about! 



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support the maintenance and continuous improvement of a Safe and Healthy working environment through personal commitment to the principles of the Trail Operations Safety and Health Policy, and ensure personal compliance with the specific Safety & Health System responsibilities
  • Collaborate with other Trail Operations groups to obtain and collate data and information required for the Trail Metallurgical Model
  • Design sampling and laboratory testwork campaigns to align the Trail Metallurgical Model with the plant operation and improve implementation of the plant fundamentals in the Trail Metallurgical Model
  • Maintain and improve individual plant modules as required. Troubleshoot and resolve Trail Metallurgical Model issues
  • Use the Trail Metallurgical Model to support plant troubleshooting and process development projects
  • Document the development, fundamentals and utilization of Trail Metallurgical Model
  • Participate in process improvement and development initiatives as assigned
  • Collaborate and facilitate exchange of information and expertise with other Trail Operations groups



  • University degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or related field strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in metallurgical or chemical Industry
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in metallurgical simulation 
  • Experience with SysCAD software preferred
  • Applicants need to be eligible for registration or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (“EGBC”) as this will be a condition of employment. Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of pyro-, hydro- or electro-metallurgical processes and related technologies
  • Experience with bench-scale and pilot plant test work
  • Experience with developing PFDs and P&IDs
  • Experience with HSC and metallurgical simulation software considered an asset
  • Good project management skills; experience with MS Project an asset
  • Good critical thinking, data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

Why Join Us?


At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.


Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to: 


  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Profit Share Plan
  • Health Spending Account  
  • Personal Spending Account
  • Extended Health Care  
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance and Disability Coverage 
  • Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays     
  • Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)     

Salary Range: $101,000 - $125,000

This role is eligible to hire up to a Senior level candidate.

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

Please note this role does require the successful candidate to live within 100KM of Trail. British, Columbia. Relocation assistance will be offered however there is no camp or company housing.

About Teck


Teck is consistently recognized as a top employer for our commitment to a healthy and positive work environment. Our team is focused on fostering a workplace where everyone is included, valued and equipped for the future. In 2021, Teck was proud to be selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for four years in a row, and also named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. In 2020, Teck was named to Forbes World’s Best Employers List and in 2021, we were recognized in Forbes Canada’s Best Employers 2021 List. 
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 TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. 

Learn more about Teck at or @TeckResources

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