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Day Shift Foreperson - Process Operations

Date:  Jun 10, 2021

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Your role

Newmont is seeking a Day Shift Foreperson for the Process Operations Group to be responsible for the safe operation of the Adsorption Desorption Recovery Plant and the Valley leach facilities. The role is accountable for scheduling, coordinating, and supervising the work across all facilities, ensuring that all work is delivered safely on time and within budget, and managing equipment and material required to do the job safely and productively. These Day Shift Foreperson roles are also accountable for managing a Site Water  Requirement for Process and Mines Ops in coordination with the Environmental Department. The position will also be responsible for the direct supervision of the Utility and Janitorial crew. 

What you will do

•    Safety of yourself and the direct reports and team members 
•    Direct knowledge of site water balance and strategy 
•    Environmental Compliance 
•    Safe maintenance of all plant equipment
•    Monitor all process KPI performance – key KPI and strategies and to ways  improve
•    Understand production target and share with your team
•    Cost Control – parts and rentals   
•    Be part of hiring, mentoring, coaching, and succession planning
•    Maintain liaison with customers and contractor representatives
•    Daily communication with Process team in all areas
•    Be visible in the field and relate with team members 70% of the time 
•    Assist with the evaluation of maintenance improvement projects
•    Employees must comply with state and federal safety and health regulations, company policies and procedures, and the company's environmental compliance policy
•    Assist in Environmental State and Compliance Inspection 
•    Conduct staff and safety meetings and Pre-Start meetings. Ensure line-of-progression is determined and acted upon. Ensure training at all levels is being performed
•    Work very closely with General Foreperson and fill in in their absence. 
•    Manage performance issues when necessary. 
•    Develop and coach employees to retain and grow organizational talent. 
•    Support employees in their career development.
•    Read, comprehend, interpret, and learn maintenance literature and technical data, Material Safety Data Sheets, labels on products, warning signs, instructional manuals, and numbers on monitors and gauges to prevent personnel, property, and process loss.
•    Manage and balance all  Site fresh Water Balance 
•    Direct supervision of the Utility and Janitorial Crew

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training skills & experience checklist

•    Must have 5-7 years of supervision experience or relevant work history 
• Good computer skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work directly with others

Working Conditions and location

  • This role will be based at our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine Site.

The salary range offered for this overtime-eligible role is $75,680.00 - $99,330.00. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.  

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs