Mill Operations Supervisor

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Sep 09, 2020
Oct 09, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George and Smithers.

Reporting to the Mill Operations General Foreman, the Mill Operations Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety, quality, schedule, budget and security requirements.
  • Plan and supervise crew activities in accordance with production and maintenance schedules.
  • Coach and develop employees through communication and measurement of performance, competency training and provide appropriate on-going feedback.
  • Actively participate in the development of training and safety programs.
  • Create, maintain and improve operational procedures.
  • Maintain and utilize the company's equipment, assets, and resources to ensure production, utilization and long term sustainability.
  • Perform daily plant inspections and interactions with personnel to ensure safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping and equipment availability.
  • Communicate with other departments to achieve daily plant priorities.
  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community, environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviors do not occur.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of operating experience in mineral processing with 5 years of progressive supervisory experience preferably in open pit copper mining/milling operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge in crushing, grinding, flotation, and thickening processes
  • Must have Control Room /DeltaV DCS experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Personnel motivation, training and development skills are essential
  • Effective conflict resolution and decision making
  • Effective operational troubleshooting skills
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid driver's license

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