1st Year Apprentice, Warehouse & Parts Technician

Welcome to Newmont! 

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Smithers office is now recruiting for a 1st Year Apprentice, Warehouse & Parts Technician with a competitive wage of $37.01 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, this position is a part of a team which is responsible for the handling, movement, and storage of inventory. Following the Newmont business processes and providing high levels of professionalism this role contributes to the supply and logistics support for Newmont’s mines in the North American region. 

Safety, Health & Housekeeping

Demonstrate absolute commitment in supporting a safe and healthy working environment:

  • Support the Safety Management System, ensure a safety-first work culture; apply site safety standards, procedures and policies.
  • Participate in site safety initiatives and supporting the agreed behaviours in the team.
  • Commit to the NewSafe culture, and actively contribute to a ‘safety first’ environment.
  • Actively support a culture of recognizing hazards and minimizing risk and consequential harm to employees
  • Support any investigations when work is stopped due to an unsafe act or condition and ensure actions to mitigate the risks are implemented.
  • Take a proactive risk management approach to tasks, i.e., recognize, analyse and respond to ensure risks are at an acceptable level; help to ensure that prior to work commencing an effective risk assessment and controls are in place and understood.
  • Maintain a clean workplace, complete housekeeping tasks prior to the completion of the daily shifts.

People & Development

Demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards ensuring all actions are transparent and in accordance with company policy and values:

  • Actively demonstrate respect for diverse cultures and   viewpoints within the organization
  • Support the team to continually improve the operational processes; participate in CI projects.
  • Support a team-based culture between all employees and contractors.
  • Align behaviours in supporting the Code of Conduct, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Conflict of Interest and Fraud Prevention policies ensuring that self and team members comply with these.
  • Differentiate between the at work environment and the off-work environment to enable effective collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform all warehouse activities including shipping, receiving, put away, pulling orders, packing, and loading and unloading trucks, shipping containers, etc.
  • Keep accurate records of goods entering and leaving the warehouse via the SAP MRP system.
  • Receive pick tickets and prepare and stage customer orders accordingly.
  • Receive and process warehouse stock orders.
  • Operate equipment such as forklift, zoom boom and loader safely and effectively.
  • Contribute to, and participate in, the inventory control process.
  • Other duties as required.

What we offer: 

All our team members are rewarded with a host of great benefits, including: 

  • Extended Health and Dental benefits and insurance for eligible employees
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities 

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:  

  • Entry-level position with desire to attain relevant Warehouse Certification, and / enrolled with Skilled Trades BC as a Parts Technician 1, an asset.
  • Experience operating forklift, zoom boom and loader, an asset.
  • Experience in industrial warehousing, an asset
  • Experience in mining operations, an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • SAP experience, an asset
  • Physical requirements: lifting, carrying, bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.