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Process General Foreman, Process Operations - CC&V

Date: Nov 17, 2017

Location: Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.


Newmont is looking for a Process General Foreman to assume responsibility for safe operation of the crusher, ADR, and refinery, directing and controlling activities to ensure efficiency and optimal metal recovery.

Essential Duties

  • Demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision and to effectively plan, coordinate and complete individual projects in addition to maintaining daily production responsibilities.
  • Assist with planning and preparation of budgets. Monitor performance against budget and time schedule. Monitor and review costs. Provide accurate explanations of budget variance.
  • Assist in developing departmental procedure and policies. Edit and approve all process standard operating procedures. Administer and enforce compliance to company policy and state and federal laws.
  • Remain abreast of current developments in the mineral processing discipline through industry contacts and professional organizations. Implement best practices where applicable.
  • Communicate department status with supervisors and interface with other departments. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Interact with process maintenance and electrical foremen, metallurgists, metallurgical and assay lab technicians, instrumentation techs, HSLP, environmental, materials management, HR, surface operations, engineering and others to ensure optimal, safe through-put and recovery.
  • Adhere to the principles of planned preventative maintenance, ensuring that equipment failures are the exception and plant life is maximized by sound capture of plant history and detailed planning.
  • Work with outside vendors and Newmont personnel during new installation design, construction and start-up. Continually coordinate work with Process Maintenance to ensure optimal operations and minimal down-time.
  • Order supplies and equipment, schedule work orders and coordinate preventative maintenance.
  • Supply technical assistance to ensure metal recoveries and reagent consumption remain at optimal levels.
  • Must comply with state and federal health and safety regulations, company policies and procedures and the company's environmental compliance policy. Ensure direct reports and their reports do the same.
  • Conduct safety meetings, staff meetings and safety inspections. Demonstrate a strong personal commitment to safety and the environment and the ability to work safely on a daily basis.
  • Develop a technically competent and credible team which will continuously improve the process operation. Provide training and growth opportunities to challenge team members while accomplishing objectives. Provide mentoring and participate in management line-of-progression planning.
  • Participate in the hourly review process. Evaluate performance, provide feedback and help establish goals for salaried staff. Complete Leadership Pipeline assessments for direct reports and assist as needed for indirect exempt and non-exempt reports.
  • Participate in interviewing prospective employees, conducting site-specific orientation for new hires or transfers, and overseeing training.
  • Schedule PTO, conduct or assist with investigations as needed, administer discipline where required.
  • Respond to emergencies that could cause injury or loss to production


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

Training & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering or relevant field and seven (7) years experience OR twelve (12) years related experience
  • Supervisory experience a must.


For more information on Newmont:


Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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