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Mill Operations Supervisor

Minto Metals
AB, Canada
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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Mill & Metallurgy, Supervisory
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Full Time
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Minto Metals, a producing underground copper mine has exciting opportunities to become part of our team and live by our Company values – Be Safe, Be Honest, Be Responsible, Be Respectful and Be Great!


We are seeking a Mill Operations Supervisor for a full-time/regular position. The role will be based at the Minto mine, 250km north of Whitehorse, YT. This is a camp-based operation with a two-week on/two weeks off rotation. Travel to/from Whitehorse and the mine site is paid for by the company.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining, or related equivalent experience;
  • Three (3) years of experience in a Copper milling operation with experience in all aspects of the Mill Concentrator;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in a mineral processing facility, preferable underground mining/milling Copper/Gold operations;
  • Strong sense of integrity, ethics and desire to positively impact the environment;
  • Ability to develop and foster strong working relationships;
  • Ability to lead and develop a diverse team;
  • Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Valid driver's license;
  • Standard First Aid Certificate;
  • Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.

  • Supervise, direct, coordinate and coach the activities of employees engaged in the milling processes;
  • Ensure operators are trained and experienced for assigned tasks;
  • Ensure employees perform pre-operational checks, operate equipment and perform all job functions per Safe Operating Procedures;
  • Monitor equipment and processes, and conduct trouble shooting activities when problems arise;
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of all safety policies and procedures affecting the Milling Operation;
  • Lead by example and establish a safety culture through daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings;
  • Perform ongoing inspections and risk assessments to identify and address unsafe conditions or hazards in the workplace;
  • Establish and maintain effective two-way communication channels with management and employees to achieve identified production targets;
  • Ensure that in all aspects of the operation, environmental policies and practices are followed keeping the preservation of the natural environment a priority;
  • Document employee attendance and hours worked;
  • Schedule and conduct ongoing job performance evaluations;
  • Implementation of corrective action when required;
  • Develop future proficient equipment operators from within the crew;
  • Ensure that safety issues are reported and promptly remedied;
  • Demonstrate safety leadership within a team environment and promote environmental awareness in all work or task related duties;
  • Maintain a high standard of performance in your duties;
  • Be an effective communicator in English (verbal and written) at all levels, including keeping your cross-shift and other team members fully informed at all times
  • Participate in site specific training;
  • Comply with company standards, as well as Yukon Territory and Canadian federal standards;
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time as required by the Company.

Priority consideration will be given to Selkirk First Nation citizens, Northern Tutchone citizens, Yukon First Nations and residents of Yukon Territory.


The Minto property is located west of the Yukon River, about 20 km WNW of Minto Landing, the latter on the east side of the river, and approximately 250 road-km north of the City of Whitehorse, the capital city of Yukon.

Minto has exciting opportunities to become part of our team, come join the fast-paced performance-driven environment.

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61 Wasson Place
Y1A 0H7
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