Process Technician - Leading Hand

Date: 7 Jun 2024

Location: Northern Goldfields, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Job Highlights:

  • Lifestyle & Family friendly 8/6 - 7/7 Roster
  • Permanent Full-time position direct with company
  • Quarterly bonuses, health insurance, salary sacrifice & more!


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.


About the role:

Northern Star Resources has an exciting leadership opportunity at our world-class Thunderbox Operations for a Process Technician - Leading Hand (2IC) to join the team and contribute to the ongoing success of the business through safe and efficient production. This opportunity is offered on an 8:6 / 7:7 roster either FIFO from Perth/Busselton or BIBO from Kalgoorlie.


Here's what awaits you...

  • Keep the process plant running safely and efficiently within pre-determined process parameters and within pre-determined control limits
  • To ensure the effective recovery of gold from ore processed whilst minimising costs (reagents, diesel, etc)
  • Conduct samples of the process to verify the grade of ore being processed (conveyors, leach tank, cyclones etc)
  • To monitor the process with sampling procedures to ensure targeted metallurgical recoveries are being met
  • Compile production data, collate/complete shift documentation & regulatory environmental inspections as required
  • Step-up into supervisory role as required


To thrive in this role, you'll need...

Experience: History of working in crushing and milling within a mineral processing environment, familiar with isolation procedure and able to complete isolations as required, phyically fit, leadership qualities & must be able to work unsupervised on routine tasks

Qualifications: Current Australian Drivers Licence

Passion for Growth: A strong desire & motivation to be part of the processing team & contribute 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 an 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!