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Superintendent, Surface Operation

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CA (Canada)


Newmont  is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont  is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont  was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


The Surface Operations Superintendent is part of the Surface Operations team. Reporting to the Process and Maintenance Manager, he/she supervises the operational and maintenance activities at the ore processing facilities and surface infrastructures. The Surface Operations Superintendent adheres to the company's principles by adopting a management approach focused on sustainable development.  He/she promotes Newmont's values using the company's standards and applies the key principles of operational excellence and the rules of the organization's code of conduct.

Essential Duties

  • Assurer le maintient de la production sécuritaire du département des opérations de surface
  • Établir et encadrer l’atteinte des objectifs du département
  • Assurer l’encadrement et l’évaluation de ses subordonnés et planifier leur développement professionnel
  • Superviser une équipe composée de superviseurs, contremaitres généraux et d’ingénieurs
  • Travailler de concert avec ses collègues du procédé, de la métallurgie, des services surface et de la maintenance afin d’assurer une cohésion dans les activés de chaque secteur afin d’atteindre les objectifs communs
  • Participer la la préparer du plan de production et élaborer les stratégies d’opération en lien avec la production et l’entretien
  • Participer à la préparation des budgets du département et faire le suivi des coûts
  • Faire la mise en place et le suivi des projets du département pour amélioré la sécurité, les productivités et les coûts
  • Faire la mise en place d’indicateur clé de performance (KPI) et en faire le suivi
  • Faire le suivi du plan de gestion des actifs et participer à l’optimisation des équipements du secteur et aligner les stratégies de gestions selon la vision de l’entreprise
  • Participer à la revue des enquêtes d’événement et élaborer des plans d’action 
  • Respecter, connaître et promouvoir les règlements et politiques de l’entreprise, particulièrement en matière de santé et sécurité
  • Toutes tâches connexes à l’exercice de ses fonctions

Training & Experience

  • University degree or college diploma in a field related to mineral processing
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in mineral processing, with strong exposure to gold operations and management
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, PI datalink
  • Bilingualism in French and English essential

Skills and Competencies

  • Leadership and strategic vision
  • Partnership and teamwork in a multicultural environment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leading and developing employees
  • Ability to adapt
  • Good management of priorities

Working Conditions

  • Éléonore mine site (Fly-in, Fy-out)


Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company's Web site at no later than April 6, 2023.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview. 


As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.