Mill General Foreman

Location: Red Chris Mine - Canada Posted Date: December 2, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 978858 Careermine Job Id: 1821523
Newcrest Mining Limited, a global mining company and Australia’s largest gold producer has recently expanded its footprint into British Columbia as the operator of a Joint Venture company, Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited. At our Red Chris mine we are recruiting a General Foreman to join the management team and help oversee the Mill Operations department. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC, on the traditional territory of the Tahltan. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC. Qualified applicants from the local communities are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Mill Operations Manager, he/she will be a key member of the site management team providing direction and oversight for the mill processing, operations and personnel.

  • To ensure compliance with all safety, quality, schedule, cost and security requirements
  • Support the Superintendent with the plan and budget to ensure that adequate personnel, equipment and materials are in place to meet the production objectives
  • Guide, coach & mentorship of direct reports and supervisors to oversee the training, supervising, evaluation and provide leadership for the department
  • Work closely with all departments to coordinate activities; with specific focus with the Mill Maintenance, Process Control, Assay and Metallurgy
  • Develop and implement best practices within the department and across departments
  • Track and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Direct, instruct, and control their direct reports
  • Oversee milling operation and maximize the efficiency of the process

Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience in a mineral processing facility, preferably open pit mining/milling Copper/Gold operations
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working at a large tonnage mine in a senior supervisory role
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining and Mineral Processing from an internationally recognized institution or an equivalent amount of work experience
  • Must have excellent organizational abilities
  • Working knowledge of Delta V, PARCview and SAP systems an asset
  • Demonstrable leader with focus on team development
  • Detail and results oriented with the ability to multi task, and adhere to deadlines
  • Strong computer skills with a focus on MS Office programs

You must have working rights in Canada to apply for this role.

We thank all candidates that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted