Process Technician

Date: 14 Jun 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Process Technician - KB


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here. At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


We are offering you the chance to build a career within the processing sector of the mining industry as a Process Technician at our Kanowna Belle Operations.

Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed team on the convenience of an 7/7 (12 hour) days and nights residential roster.


This is an entry level role; however previous processing experience will be highly regarded, as this is a residential role the succesful applicant will reside in Kalgoorlie.


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Operating all sections of the processing plant inclusive of, Crushing, Grinding, Gravity Separation, Flotation, Leaching, and Paste Plant circuits
  • Exposure to the unique operations of a Roaster circuit
  • Maintenance of operational equipment within the Processing Department.


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:



  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence


Desired Experience & Competencies:

  • Processing experience preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Interested in a long-term processing career
  • Experience in a mining or being mechanically minded
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of environments
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team that strives for success
  • A strong and reliable work ethic with a strong desire to learn new processes
  • A demonstrated ability to work on a continuous roster will be highly regarded
  • Ability to provide a National Police Clearance and pass a pre-employment medical


Passion for Growth:

A strong desire be part of a team, contributing to Northern Star's dynamic work environment.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.


Apply now to join the Northern Star team!