Process Supervisor

Elko, Nevada, United States
Oct 06, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in White Pine County, Nevada. Its workforce comes from Ely, Eureka, Elko, and Spring Creek area. It is the newest mine in Kinross' portfolio acquired in January 2016. Nevada is 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 Summary

The Process supervisor is directly responsible for the s a fe a nd efficient direction the plant/ p a d crews. This includes multiple le a ching a re a s in the North and South Operation areas. They will work with the process/mining engineering groups to develop a st a ck pl a n a nd piping pl a n for the le a ch p a ds and ensuring the process plants are advancing carbon as scheduled, while maintaining the needs of the plant.

Essential Functions

  • Completes shift paperwork such as; employee performance logs, shift production reports, environmental reports, safety inspections / reports, vacation schedules/ coverage time sheets, shift logs, etc. Must have general knowledge of company rules and policies so that decisions made are in conformance with company requirements.
  • Schedule work assignments and prioritize crew activities in consultation with the General Foreman. Guidance of crew members to ensure that a harmonious work environment is maintained when dealing with various personalities in the work force.
  • Responsible for crew training to include signing of the MSHA 5000-23 forms for all applicable jobs in the department.
  • Proficient in the operations of the CIC/VCIC plants and all auxiliary equipment
  • Proficient in the stacking and execution of the pad plan to include all other auxiliary equipment.
  • Knowledgeable of the safety and environmental policies of the company and the department, and see to it that they are followed. Must be familiar with paperwork involved with safety and environmental issues.
  • Conduct weekly Safety Talks for the process group, and daily crew lineouts & any other assigned meetings.
  • Proficient in the I-auditor program.
  • Daily communication with the General Foreman is required to ensure changes to the process, equipment problems, employee problems and incidents are shared.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  • Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  • Develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  • Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Four years' experience in ore processing with two of those years on the leach pad required.
  • Supervision skills to include holding the crew accountable, conducting reviews and providing discipline as needed.
  • Advanced knowledge of pad plumbing and piping skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of all areas including Ore Processing CIC/VCIC.
  • Able to ensure that continuity and communication internal and external to the department is maintained.
  • Strong organizational and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge and skill with a PC utilizing the Microsoft suite of software.
  • Familiar with JD Edwards program and navigation of system.
  • Able to effectively lead and coach others.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability and desire to learn and adapt quickly to unexpected plan changes or environmental changes.
  • Requires valid driver's license.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Leader in all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Unwavering 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.

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 decisions, 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. Models 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.