Underground Mine Manager

Lundin Gold Ecuador
Ecuador (EC)
Market Related
Closing date
Sep 26, 2021

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Underground Mine Manager is responsible to manage all underground operations. Leads the mine operations management team responsible for safe production, development and infrastructure construction in a manner that fosters individual accountability within clearly established parameters to ensure maximum productivity while adhering to provincial safety and environmental legislation, regulations, Company policy and procedure, and good management practices.


  • Lead the strategic planning of the mine operations group while collaborating with maintenance and technical services leaders to optimize the operation.
  • Develop and lead the continuous improvement initiatives in the mine operations group to enhance productivity throughout the mining cycles.
  • Direct mine operations to ensure that mine production plans (tonnes and grade) are achieved to feed the mill, safely and efficiently.
  • Direct mine development, by owner’s and/or contractor’s crews, to ensure safe and efficient advance.
  • Manage contracts associated with the mine to control costs and maintain critical path schedules.
  • Develop and meet the mine operating budget to control mining costs and to maximize the ore body.
  • Review and approve mine plans (short and long term).
  • Contribute to the general management of the operation as a member of the senior management team.
  • Participate in underground emergencies as the Emergency Control Officer responsible for all rescue and recovery operations.
  • Promote and hold accountable all mine personnel to follow safety standards and achieve zero harm.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mine or Technical professional diploma.
  • Minimum 20 years of mining experience, with increasing levels of responsibility, including years at the superintendent level or above and exposure to all areas of underground operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation and general management principles.
  • Background in open stoping with paste backfill operation; remote site experience preferred.
  • Has a broad knowledge of mining methods and procedures.
  • Cost management and budgeting.
  • Bilingual communication skills (English - Spanish).

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