Graduate Metallurgist Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Mara, Tanzania
23rd June 2024

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Graduate Metallurgist to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick's core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick's DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity.
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach.
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose.
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy.
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable.
  • Committing to Zero Harm.
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships.

If you're ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Understand and execute accountabilities of process plant operation under Tanzania Mining Commission Regulations.
  • Ensure and adherence to all statutory requirements and Barrick Safety, Health and Environmental standards and procedures.
  • Weekly metallurgical routine tasks as described under the weekly routine tasks below, 
  • Your areas of focus will be associated with metallurgical laboratory tasks which include sampling and other assigned test works.
  • Compiling of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly data for metallurgical account reports,
  • Responsible for various metallurgical functions associated within the plant and daily, weekly monthly reporting.
  • Responsible for various metallurgical test works (BRT) associated understanding the ore feed blend and plant recovery.
  • Responsible for reagent and consumables weekly and monthly reconciliation with supply chain.
  • Participate in plant troubleshooting with operation and engineering team.
  • Reagent and consumables ordering.
  • Responsible of gravity, CIL and Milling circuit optimization (operation and maintain of critical spare records).
  • Assisting on monthly metallurgical accounting and reconciliations.
  • Metallurgical test work planning and execution, analysis, and technical reporting.
  • Maintaining and optimizing the on-stream analyzers’ WAD and TAC.
  • Maintain the standard and performance of Automatic samplers in the plant.
  • Assist other metallurgical and operational personnel as required.
  • Conducts and participates in audits, reviews and quality assurance activities associated with managing operational and metallurgical functions.
  • Contributing to monthly, quarterly and annual consumables budget and forecast planning for all met lab consumables.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Plant Metallurgist or Senior Metallurgist 

Qualification requirements

  • Should be a graduate of 2022 and 2023.
  • Degree in Mineral Process Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering
  • Computer literacy is essential- Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, (SAP, Valid Driving License).
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.

Experience and competencies needed.

  • Familiar with a variety of the metallurgical field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. 
  • Minimum practical training or Field Experience in gold processing.
  • Familiar with SOPs the gold plant processing. 
  • Fundamental of Business Improvement.
  • Metallurgical Sample collection, submission and Test work
  • Experience with communication and documentation management.
  • Experience with computer application and software skills – Excel.

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.

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