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Technical Supervisor, Metallurgy Control


Trail, BC, CA

Closing Date: February 28, 2020


Technical Supervisor, Metallurgy Control

Reporting to the Chief Metallurgist, the Technical Supervisor, Metallurgy Control is accountable for ensuring the stable performance of the metallurgical processes in their respective area by achieving consistent alignment between process design, metallurgical control and analysis. 


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environment rules and procedures.
  • Ensure metallurgical design of the processes in respective areas fits the required optimal feed treated and output required.
  • Ensure the metallurgical process control strategy in respective area is defined and aligned with the metallurgical design. This includes proper process management (IPM), protocols, process control strategy protocols and sampling protocols.
  • Ensure the metallurgical analysis and monitoring protocols fit the metallurgical design and metallurgical process control requirements. This includes feed monitoring, process performance analysis, reagent/utilities efficiencies, and recovery analyses.
  • Ensure proper response instructions for deviations and provide troubleshooting protocols for investigating Material Unwanted Events.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the metallurgical control functions of the metallurgical processes in respective areas.
  • Lead a team of technical personnel (Engineers and Technicians) to fulfill the requirements above.
  • Interact with various groups to fulfill the requirements above (Production, Asset Management, Finance, and Commercial Services).


  • Degree in Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in technical operations.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Experience in managing and developing people would be an asset.
  • Understanding of Teck Trail Operations Production unit operations would be an asset.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to meet the above criteria through past performance and should have a desire to carry this work experience into a new challenge.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


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 TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.  Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


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