Vale Limited

Supervisor, Production

Ontario, Canada
Oct 17, 2020
Oct 26, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Who We Are

Why Vale?

Be a part of the largest mining company in the Americas and one of the largest in the world with operations in more than 30 countries. At Vale, we strive to be the number one global natural resources company in creating long term value, through excellence and passion for people and the planet.

Vale is proud to be part of the mining history in Sudbury which has existed for more than 100 years. With a focus on nickel and copper production the 4,000-person operation is Vale's largest Canadian site. In total, Vale has five mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery in Sudbury, making it one of the largest integrated mining operations on the globe. We are privileged to operate in the territory of the Robinson Huron Treaty and homeland of the Métis.

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and Vale values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

The Opportunity

Do you value safety and risk management and make it a priority just as we do? Are you motivated to work collaboratively in a team environment?

We are currently seeking a Supervisor, Production (Logistics/Shaft Planning) to join our Coleman Mine Team in Sudbury.

To continuously improve the work team performance through effective use of established processes and procedures in achieving assigned objectives. Continuously improve the effectiveness of the front-line team along with consistently meeting the business objectives. This includes ensuring the completion of assigned work with increasing consistency and accuracy.

Although previous experience in mining or an industrial setting is considered an asset, we also appreciate that diversity of thought comes from our differences – and that’s what makes us great!

Education & Experience:

Education: The ideal candidate will have a Diploma or Degree in a mechanical/structural technical field or be a licensed trades person with knowledge and skills applicable to planning mine shaft/ logistics work.

Experience with:
  • Mechanical maintenance experience in a supervisory or planning position
  • Shaft maintenance experience would be an asset
  • Experience using maintenance planning software such as SAP, ELLIPSE etc.

Requirements & Accountabilities:
  • Planning: Ability to decipher and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Communication: Effective verbal and written communication: must be able to accurately inform, capture interest and gain support in a clear and concise manner.
  • Judgement: Ability to recognize, prioritize, and understand the controls required to mitigate risks related to the work to be done
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making: Able to consider the situation, the issues and the people involved. This involves identifying, defining and analyzing problems or situations. It also involves the use of reason and the formulation of viable solutions and potential improvements.
  • Accuracy: Able to correctly develop and update maintenance documents with accurate and appropriate work quality and technical information.
  • Business sense: Able to use formal and informal technical and human resources systems / contacts, including supervisors, managers, departments, external resources etc. to develop quality planning packages

About Applying:
  • Apply by visiting or by clicking Apply below.
  • We appreciate your interest in being a part of the team though only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.
  • This position is posted until October 26, 2020

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