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Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - www.oceanagold.com

Job Description

Seeking a suitably qualified and experienced, and reliable Metallurgist to safely provide metallurgical input into the efficient running of the process plant and associated service areas to maximize copper tonnes and gold ounces recovered. Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist.


Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with OceanaGold Philippines, Inc., company values, policies and standards;
  • Always refers to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) when dealing with reagents or other hazardous substances;
  • Performs troubleshooting and/or investigative metallurgical/operational duties as required to ensure the Process Plant is optimized;
  • Liaises with Maintenance personnel daily to ensure technical requirements of the Process Plant are met;
  • Provides ongoing training and development to production staff to ensure adherence to safe work practices, particularly in relation to the handling of hazardous materials, and supplies technical guidance and training in the formulation of these practices;
  • Liaises with external consultants, researchers, laboratories, and other sites to improve technical knowledge with the main objective to efficiently operate the process plant.


  • Behaviour consistent with OceanaGold Corp. Values and the OceanaGold Way;
  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical Engineering or equivalent;
  • With PRC License in Metallurgical Engineering is preferred;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Metallic Mine processing plant and exposure to gold and copper base metal extraction including exposure to Automated Control Systems (DCS) and SCADA is preferred;
  • Can demonstrate open-mindedness, creative thinking, and a willingness to adapt to the dynamic work environment.
  • Commercial acumen relevant to the role and strong demonstrated abilities to lead and work effectively within culturally diverse workforce settings.

Additional Information

  • Highly attractive remuneration package inclusive of health and life insurance benefits
  • Great opportunities for career advancement with an international mining company
  • Friendly roster with great onsite foods, accommodation, and with transport from point of hire is provided for non-Didipio residents
  • Professional development skills training opportunities provided


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

Applications close 28 May 2024.  Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines.


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