Supervisor, Production (Mines)

Ontario, Canada
Nov 06, 2020
Dec 06, 2020
Full Time
Who We Are

Why Vale?
Be a part of the largest mining company in the Americas and one of the largest in the world with operations in more than 30 countries. At Vale, we strive to be the number one global natural resources company in creating long term value, through excellence and passion for people and the planet.

Vale is proud to be part of the mining history in Sudbury which has existed for more than 100 years. With a focus on nickel and copper production the 4,000-person operation is Vale's largest Canadian site. In total, Vale has five mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery in Sudbury, making it one of the largest integrated mining operations on the globe. We are privileged to operate in the territory of the Robinson Huron Treaty and homeland of the Métis.

Difference Makes All the Difference
At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and Vale values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

The Opportunity
Do you value safety and risk management and make it a priority just as we do? Are you motivated to work collaboratively in a team environment?

We are currently seeking Production Supervisors to join our Mining Operations in Sudbury.

The job holders will continuously improve the work team performance through effective use of established processes and procedures in achieving assigned objectives. Improve the effectiveness of the front-line team while meeting the business objectives. This includes ensuring the completion of assigned work with consistency and accuracy. These positions are located at our mines within the Sudbury basin.

Although previous experience in mining or an industrial setting is considered an asset, we also appreciate that diversity of thought comes from our differences – and that’s what makes us great!

Education & Experience:
  • Education: Grade 12 level education or GED equivalency is preferred.
  • Common Core: First Line Underground Mine Supervisor Common Core (770121) or Common Core for First Line Production Supervisor Underground Hard Rock Mining (770120) is required.
  • Experience: 3 Years of leadership experience. Experience with:
    • Commitment to open and transparent dialogue. You must be able to share ideas and messages in a clear way, focusing on the solution, without fear of addressing sensitive issues.
    • Value collaboration and systemic thinking. You must value working together to maximize our ability to make things happen.
    • Understand the importance of innovation and adaptability. You are curious and aware of trends as well as courageous to challenge the status quo and test different approaches.
    • Ability to develop people for high performance. You empower people to do more and to go further, creating purpose and providing continuous feedback.
    • Commitment to meritocracy. You promote an environment where people are recognized for their work and exposed to opportunities based on their contributions.

Requirements & Accountabilities:
  • Follow Vale’s Safety Policies, Programs and Legislative Standards
  • The role may require shift work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and work well with others in a team environment
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Must be obsessed with safety and risk
  • Demonstrate open and transparent dialogue in all aspects of work

About Applying:
  • Apply by visiting or by clicking Apply below.
  • If you have completed government training modules, please attach a copy of your official Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) transcript, when you apply.
  • We appreciate your interest in being a part of the team though only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.