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Tool Crib Attendant II

Date:  May 11, 2022

Sipaliwini, SIP, 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.



The Tool Crib Attendant is responsible for an expensive inventory of tools and maintenance equipment in the organization. 
The attendant must keep track of the location of each tool in the organization and make sure that there are sufficient resources available for maintenance. Other variety of duties pertain to the position, like receiving, stocking, disbursement and storage of tools and supplies (consumables). 
The attendant also defines & arrange for procurement the complete stock of tools and supplies.

Essential Duties

  • Report to work physically fit
  • Follow procedures. Speak up to persons involved and inform your supervisor when you identify a less safe situation
  • Report safety incidents and support investigations
  • Complete safety training and certification as required by site and departmental procedure
  • Actively participate in daily prestart meetings 
  • Actively participate in back-to-work and toolbox meetings
  • Complete a SLAM at the start of any job.
  • Assist in the creation of Job Hazard Analysis
  • Perform daily workplace inspections to identify hazards
  • Report any identified hazard and assist in eliminating or controlling the risks
  • Report safety incidents
  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy workplace by following good housekeeping practices.
  • Encourage a safe work culture by making safety the top priority in every job performed.
  • Act as a team player.
  • Be polite and available to address all customer concerns and handle them in a professional manner that is satisfactory to both the customer and to the Maintenance Department.
  • Ensure department’s compliance with the requirement of Government of Suriname’s Agencies, Newmont Goldcorp Suriname lending institutions, shareholders’ environmental, health and Safety legislation and company regulations.
  • Works with tool control records, inventory records & storage facilities.
  • Keeps accurate records for our computerized inventory system.
  • Keeps accurate records on all withdraws & returns of tool crib equipment.
  • Maintains up to date information on equipment usage & requirements for replenishing supplies.
  • Performs other work-related task as assigned.
  • Operates sharpening & grinding equipment.
  • Issues and delivers tools to mine maintenance employees.
  • Receives new tools into the company & stores them in the tool room.
  • Cleans & maintains tools & equipment stored in tool crib.
  • Maintains an organized tool room.
  • Investigates and searches for missing tools from the tool crib.
  • Performs an inventory of tools in the tool crib & prepares reports for Supervisor.
  • Is responsible for the inspection of the lifting equipment before and after use.
  • Is responsible for quarterly inspection and tagging of the lifting equipment and maintaining the lifting equipment register.
  • Performs daily safety checks at beginning of shift. 
  • Performs daily housekeeping tasks.
  • Treat all colleagues, business partners and other stakeholders with respect
  • Display Newmont Goldcorp's values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility in all actions
  • Participate in capability training per departmental procedure

Training & Experience

  • Minimum High School Diploma (MULO, LTO, LBO) or equivalent level of competencies, demonstrated through a Prior Learning Knowledge Assessment.
  • Complete the minimum requirements for induction and safety training
  • Hold a National Driver License
  • The candidate should have at least 2 years of relevant experience as Tool Crib Attendant.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be open and autonomous.
  • Has the desire to learn and improve job quality.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Communicate in local language (Sranan Tongo and Dutch) at a good standard.
  • Communicate in English, at a moderate standard.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions
  • Use a Computer Based Tools Control Program 
  • Ability to adopt SAP maintenance-related modules
  • Manage (Restock/Reorder) tool room consumables as need. 
  • Manage chemicals use and storage in the workshop’
  • Ensure availability of MSDS and make sure any user understands the content and use of it.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located on the Merian mine site in Suriname, a remote site located in a warm, humid tropical rainforest environment.
  • Accommodation is in a man camp/village environment near the workplace.
  • Works on a schedule of 14 days of work at 11.5 hours per day followed by 7 days of rest including transportation and rotating between dayshift and nightshift.
  • Works in the open mine maintenance workshop and performing maintenance jobs in the mine operations area.
  • Works outdoor in all weather conditions. 
  • Regular exposure to moderate amounts of noise, dust, dirt, and occasionally works at heights in excess of 6 feet.
  • Wears personal protective equipment including hardhat, steel-toed shoes, rubber boots, long sleeved shirts, safety glasses, respirators, earplugs, gloves, or any other equipment to perform duties safely as required by the Health and Safety plan.
  • Works in a culturally diverse environment.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at 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, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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