Supervisor, External Resource Management

Ontario, Canada
Jan 05, 2021
Feb 04, 2021
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 Supervisor, External Resource Management to join our Copper Cliff Smelter Complex in Sudbury.

The role is to optimize the management of all external resources required to support plant project and maintenance/operation work and integrate the work at the plant level.

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!

  • College Diploma. Trades licensed would be an asset.

  • 3 Years of experience.

Requirements & Accountabilities:
  • Understand the scope of the contract to ensure the proper contract/contractor is utilized before scheduling a contractor in to perform work.
  • Coordinate contractor requirements for the Plant.
  • Coordinate routine, day to day Service Contract work for the Plant.
  • Monitor and Audit Contractor compliance to Vale Standards.
  • Monitor Contractor work approvals, site access, quality, efficiency, qualifications and safety.
  • Perform Kickoff meetings and PHRs, JHAs, Lift Plans as required for the safe execution of by Contractors.
  • Review, validate and sign off on Contractor Invoices that services have been received.
  • Perform Contractor audits for Quality, Qualifications, contract compliance and audit invoices.
  • Coordinate contractor Lenel and gate access approvals for all contracts.
  • Assist with Equipment/Material rentals associated with maintenance work.
  • Develop scopes of work for plant specific non-continuous contract requirements.
  • Support the service demand planning of project and continuous contracts.
  • Support the Contract Management Office during continuous service contract scope development, demand planning and issue management of continuous service contracts.
  • Understand and access plant budget and contract spend information.
  • Understand business value regarding contracts and contract management at the plant.

About Applying:
  • Apply by visiting or by clicking Apply below.
  • 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.