Kinross Gold Corporation

Maintenance Planning Supervisor

Elko, Nevada, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 22, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base that was acquired by Kinross in January 2016. The mine is located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, along the southern extension of the prolific Carlin trend. The Bald Mountain Vantage Complex Project has commenced production, and the first gold bar was poured in June 2019.

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Senior Reliability Engineer, supervises a team of maintenance planners to ensure a safe, efficient, and productive work environment while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values. It is important that the incumbent foster team spirit among team members, motivating them to meet production goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees all long and short range work planning
  • Ensures all parts, materials and required resources are ordered and secured in a timely manner
  • Supervises employees within Kinross/KG Bald Mountain policies and procedures
  • Plays an active role in developing standard jobs for all preventive and predictive maintenance tasks
  • Works with Maintenance Personnel to ensure that all parts, special tools, and equipment necessary to complete a planned task are available and accounted for before the job commences
  • Oversees all scheduling of work orders and necessary repairs
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of work performed. Keeping daily schedules of both reactive and proactive work performed
  • Continually evaluate the scheduled life of components and equipment to ensure accurate timing and replacement as the mining operation evolves
  • Assist in prioritizing all work that requires scheduling by process criticality and required by date
  • Ensure optimum use of facilities and equipment
  • Keeps in active communication with the Maintenance General Foreman and Operations groups and provides periodic updates on the status of work being planned
  • Be a liaison with operations to plan, monitor, and execute maintenance, capital, and construction projects
  • Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Works without risk or harm to self or others
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required
  • Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years equipment experience in a mining or construction environment with a combination of field and office work required
  • Meet Kinross Way maintenance goals
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must show strong emphasis on Planned/Scheduled work practices
  • Must be able to adapt to constant changes in our work environment
  • General understanding of mining operations
  • Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing work processing, spreadsheet, dispatch, word, outlook, explorer, and JD Edwards
  • Must have strong training, verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills
  • The ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, management, vendors and/or contractors
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team
  • Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational, and technical writing skills
  • Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets
  • Requires valid driver's license

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements
  • Constantly monitor crew activities to ensure efficient, safe operations and make recommendations for revised procedures when problems are encountered

Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decision, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals. Model humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.
  • External Engagement

Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.
  • Business Focus

Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.
  • Living the Kinross Values

Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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