Operations Superintendent

Cajamarca City, Peru
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 20, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves. Headquartered in Lima, Peru this is the home base for Regional Operations. Our work culture embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunities and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont great company to work.
  • People: Our goal is to maximize the competitive advantage we realize through our people.
  • Health & Safety : Our goal is to achieve zero harm.
  • Operational Excellence: Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Growth: Our goal is to deliver profitable production gains.
  • Sustainability and External Relations: Our goal is to gain access to land, resources, approvals and capital



Develop and ensure the implementation all plans to ensure compliance with the strategies of the area and the objectives of the process plants. This includes hiring and training plans, development of standard operating procedures, stockpiling/blending plans, updates to cyanide management plans (cyanide code), and management operating system for the plants.

Essential Duties

Participate in detailed engineering with EPCM. Participate in the development of commissioning, startup and ramp up plans. Plan, organize and ensure the availability of the resources required for the execution of the commissioning, ramp up and commercial production plan of the process plants. Develop short, medium and long-term production plans. Perform continuous monitoring (through reports, visits, inspections, meetings, etc.) of operations. Plan for the safe and efficient commissioning, ramp up and commercial production of a new processing facility. Manage communication strategies between members of the MYSRL process operations team and Sulfides project team. Work with supply chain for the execution and delivery of works by contractors and suppliers in their area of ​​responsibility. Promote the development of projects that allow for necessary changes to the plant design. Manage the expenses (CAPEX and OPEX) of the area to ensure budget compliance and efficient use of resources. Know and comply with the MYSRL Internal Regulation related to Safety and Occupational Health issued pursuant to Law 29783,DS. 024-2016-EM y DS. 023-2017-EM; as well as the regulations related to Safety, Integral Hygiene and Environment contained in the MYSRL Internal Work Regulations and Code of Ethics and Conduct, the MYSRL Loss Prevention Manual, the Internal Procedure/Rule Manual in the work area and the Loss Prevention activities scheduled for his/her Department.

Training & Experience

  • University Professional. Metallurgist or Chemical Engineer (Titled or Collegiate)
  • Knowledge of the operations of equipment in the process of Crushing, Grinding, Flotation, Pressure Oxidation, Solvent Extraction, Electrowinning, and Cyanide Leaching.
  • Use of Microsoft Office. Loss prevention and / or Industrial Safety. Control of the Environment.
  • More than 13 years of experience. Preferably in supervision of process areas in mining operations.
  • 3 years as Process Superintendent or 5 years as General Manager of Processes.
  • English: Advanced or Superior
  • Behavior and Conduct: Leadership, ability to identify, analyze, make decisions and solve problems or conflicts in operations. Excellent interpersonal relationships at different levels and ability to lead and lead work teams, good ability to listen. Planner, motivator, dynamic, organizational, disciplined, responsible, honest.

Working Conditions

The functions of this position are performed in the field and office. The person in charge must be in good health and physical condition so that they can carry out work at heights between 3,000 and 4,000 meters above sea level. The work schedule is administrative, 4 days of work and 3 days of rest. The person in charge may have to travel and help at other locations nationally and internationally.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to .

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