Process Engineering Trainee - High Pressure Metallurgy

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 90205 

Job Category: Campus; Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


If it isn't grown, it's mined. Our mining and metals teams help our clients to safely and sustainably mine the minerals and metals used in our everyday lives. Want to play a part of innovating and optimizing the mining life cycle on greenfield and brownfield facilities? Apply today!


Title: Process Engineering Trainee – High Pressure Metallurgy - Mississauga


Position Summary:


The Hatch Metals team is seeking a Process Engineer-In-Training with an interest in High Pressure Metallurgy for a Full-Time position .Reporting to the High Pressure Metallurgy Lead Process  Engineers, you will support projects locally and globally based out of our Mississauga Head Office location.


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You: 


You will:


  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways
  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites when applicable
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis
  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees 

We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.




  • Interpretation of laboratory and pilot results, and assisting clients in the development of test work programs;
  • Interpretation of laboratory results and other data in process design criteria;
  • Development of flow sheets;
  • Develop of mass, energy and water models and balances;
  • Equipment sizing and communication with vendors to ensure that equipment selected meets process needs;
  • Working with a project team, including development of layouts, piping selection, hazard studies, and development of process control philosophies;
  • Assisting in materials of construction selection, preparing specifications and executing technical bid evaluations;
  • Report writing for studies;
  • Participation in plant start-ups and commissioning where required.


Education and Experience: 


  • Must be working towards graduating in 2024, or recently graduated, with a Process Engineering, Mineral Processing, or Chemical Engineering degree from an accredited University.
  • Strong academic record.  
  • Ability to evaluate metals (copper, nickel, cobalt, lead, zinc, tin, lithium, potash, phosphate, vanadium, uranium etc) processes by applying concepts of chemistry, heat and mass transfer, and thermodynamics to assist in the process modeling and design of process plants. 
  • Ability to effectively utilize written and oral communication skills to describe, depict and explain their work to other team members.  
  • Must have proven skills with MS Excel, Word, and Power Point.  


Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):


  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Adapts and embraces change


Relevant Courses:  


  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Metallurgical Engineering 
  • Mineral Processing
  • Extractive Metallurgy 


For more information on our graduate recruiting process visit

To be considered you must submit a Resume, Transcript (official or unofficial) and a cover letter.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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