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Process Superintendent

Date:  Nov 16, 2020

Paramaribo, PBM, SR (Suriname)


Newmont Suriname was established in 2004 as an entity of Newmont Mining Corporation and is headquartered in Paramaribo, Suriname. Located in South America, Suriname was originally settled as a Dutch colony, is very culturally diverse and enjoys a tropical climate. The Merian Project is located approximately 60 km south of Moengo in a largely undeveloped part of the country with the nearest permanent settlement, Langa Tabiki, approximately 17 km east from the Project site. Strong support from host communities and the government of Suriname strengthen Merian's ability to deliver safe, profitable production with significant upside potential and opportunity for employees, host communities and shareholders.


Employees in this position are responsible for the operations functions of the milling facilities and all associated processing facilities

Essential Duties
  • Ensure production targets are met. Assist with the evaluation of capital projects. Perform budget and cost control.Conduct staff and safety meetings.
  • Comment on plant design, production, and process, then initiate changes. Constantly seek out new 'best practices' and be able to present them to Managers and Directors.
  • Set and maintain metallurgical operations standards.
  • Read, comprehend, interpret and learn Mill Processing literature and technical data, Material Safety Data Sheets, labels on products, warning signs, instructional manuals, and numbers on monitors and gauges, to prevent loss of personnel, property and process.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. Ensure the department’s compliance with the requirement of Government of Suriname’s Agencies; Newmont Suriname’s lending institutions, shareholders’ interests, environmental health and safety legislation and company regulations.
Training & Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and twelve (12) years experience or seventeen (17) years related experience with increasing levels of responsibilities.
  • Metallurgical Engineering degree desired.
  • Good computer skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work directly with others.
Working Conditions
  • The Process Operations Superintendent must be able to work outside, in all weather conditions.
  • The Process Operations Superintendent must wear personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, respirators, earplugs, long sleeved shirts, gloves, or any other equipment to perform duties safely.
  • Operate a light vehicle including a pre-operational inspection. Walk on rough, uneven, inclined, wet terrain, and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Work on a schedule of 6 weeks (with 1 rest day per week) at 11-12 hours per day at a camp at mine site followed by 3 weeks of rest.



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