• Vale
  • Why Join Vale?

    ..because we are mining the world for high-grade minerals. And the best new talent in the industry.

    Work Where You Can Live

    • Vale is a leading producer of iron-ore, copper, cobalt and precious metals and one of the largest nickel mining companies.
    • Truly global company with a team of over 110,000 people in more than 38 countries, mining in two hemispheres and operating on four continents
    • Vale is also a Canadian-based company that provides mining career opportunities with real family communities.
    • As an established leader in Canada since 1902, Vale is committed to the highest standards in all dimensions of its operations and is investing $10 billion dollars in its Canadian operations by 2015

    Respect For Life Is Our Priority #1!

    • Vale's first value and priority is to grow profitably as a safe, high quality, long-term mining and resources producer.
    • Vale is committed to Zero Harm to our employees, equipment, community and environment.
    • Demonstrating our employees' commitment to SafeProduction, Vale mines across Canada have earned regional or national John T. Ryan awards more than six times over the past seven years


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  • Career Advancement Opportunities

      • Vale recognizes and prioritizes the career development of our talented employees. Aligned with the growing and changing demands of our Businesses, our Career and Succession process occurs on an annual basis where Vale identifies high potential employees and plans for successors of the company's strategic positions through the assessment of competencies and potential. This allows for the design and implementation of development plans that will ensure the right people are in the right role.
      • Vale was recently chosen from among 30 global companies to receive the “BizX Innovation Award” from SuccessFactors for our unique Career and Succession process, which empowers local HR groups to facilitate discussions about our employees’ careers to ensure global alignment. ...

  • Compensation

      Maybe you’ve heard this before...                                          
      “We follow a total rewards approach” …but…

      What does this mean to you?

      • At Vale, we believe that our employees deserve to share the rewards of our success. We strive to pay above market, specifically at the upper quartile in terms of total compensation. Vale achieves this through a competitive base salary structure, short term incentives, long term incentives, and employee share matching programs.  Total compensation at Vale is designed to ensure that our employees are paid higher than their peers within the industry. ...

  • Learning & Development

       Co-op & Internships

      • Opportunities run deep at Vale. It's how we're able to offer extensive co-op and internship programs at many of our Canadian and international sites and our corporate office. Beyond the opportunity to use your skills and abilities, our programs are designed to give you the experience you need to succeed.
      • As you work and learn alongside other students and our skilled professionals, you will have the opportunity to discover the world of possibilities at Vale. You’ll gain experience through formal programs that give you exposure to new employees in our engineering, geology and leadership development programs, as well as senior members of our organization. We encourage open communication and feedback to ensure your success. Many of our co-ops and interns start their full-time careers with us upon graduation ...

  • Social Responsibility

      Vale Invests In Canada
      Supporting Our Communities; Creating Our Future


      Community infrastructure:

      • The Vale Earth Gallery at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
      • Vale’s support is bringing mineralogy to life through the development of a unique gallery.
      • The Thompson Regional Community Centre
      • Vale’s support is enabling the construction of a new community recreation and leisure facility for citizens and visitors to Thompson and the region.
      • And many more

      Community development:

      • The Careers in Mining Curriculum with  The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation. ...

  • Location

    Vale Canada Limited Headquarters

    200 Bay Street

    Suite 1600, Po Box 70

    Toronto Ontario

    M5J 2K2