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Asset Manager

Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Timmins, ON, 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.

What will you be responsible for?

Reporting to the General Manager, the Asset Manager is responsible for leading all mobile and fixed plant asset management execution and technical activities within the site maintenance areas. The manager sets the vision asset management at all 3 mines and the process plant in the Timmins camp and drives accountability to meet or exceed expectations and targets in all business areas related to asset management. In Asset management, we will work in collaboration with the mining and process operations teams to develop and implement safe maintenance plans and programs.

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like!


  • Effectively lead the Asset Management team as an integrated part of Porcupine’s operations
  • Actively drive a safety-focused work environment, implementing fatality risk control and verification processes, and fostering an environment where employees are empowered to speak up about safety concerns
  • Conduct Critical Control Verifications as defined under Health and Safety objectives
  • Lead all contractors and employees to ensure compliance with all SOPs, safety and environmental standards, and local and company regulations
  • Develop processes and procedures to support the effective implementation of the Asset Management strategy at all Newmont mine locations in Porcupine
  • With the central Asset Management Function, we co-ordinate the development of a clear Annual Maintenance Plan integrated with the zero based budgeting and planning process
  • Recommend systems and process design, in conjunction with operational and global systems and processes needs that achieves overall technical, commercial and social business objectives
  • Through change management, we encourage integration across the value stream to better serve Porcupine’s fixed and mobile asset utilization targets
  • Develop and supervise the capital expenditure and operating budgets for asset management areas in alignment with site, regional and corporate objectives
  • Coach and mentor team members to improve performance, ensure ongoing growth and development, and design organic succession plans. Identify and develop people to meet current and future organizational needs
  • Monitor global Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) used for Asset Management teams
  • Be an effective team member of the Senior Leadership Team at Porcupine, and will build a work environment of accountability and openness
  • Establish positive relationships with collaborators across the business and in the local community
  • Develop practical and viable contingency plans in response to key risks to ensure plan delivery
  • Partner with the union executives to ensure consistent and fair application of the collective bargaining agreement and build relationships of trust with the membership

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

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related field, or significant industry experience
  • 15-20 years’ experience in mining and/or heavy construction industry with a strong background in Asset Management
  • 10-15 years Supervisory experience leading a successful team and implementing value driven improvements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of planning, scheduling, and budget forecasting
  • Development of annual maintenance plans and RCM models
  • Proven experience working in changing environments in both remote and residential locations
  • Experience and knowledge in working in a management role in a unionized environment
  • Validated experience developing and delivering business strategies that improve Asset Management performance, reliability and safety, reducing operating costs and increasing return on assets
  • Demonstrated experience with change, communication and knowledge management methods and systems
  • Previous experience in Facilities Management or Professional services contract

Skills and Abilities & Working Conditions

  • Advanced interpersonal skills are required. We expect that you demonstrate openness, autonomy, and facilitation skills
  • Recognized leadership skills, and ability to lead action plans in fast-paced, high-pressure operational/maintenance environments
  • Outstanding Health and Safety record with demonstrated accomplishments
  • Solid understanding of mining infrastructure and service regulations and statutory obligations
  • Validated ability to establish and maintain strong interdepartmental relationships
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and a confirmed history of developing successful teams
  • Leading people and projects through systems, processes, and procedures
  • Process orientation/continuous improvement mentality, with an ability to find opportunities and drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Strong understanding for implementation and managing reliability and condition monitoring practices in a mining environment
  • Strong cost leadership skills while focusing on safe production delivery
  • Strong project management skills, understanding key project drivers, resource allocation, cost control, and scope delivery means
  • Clear understanding of how a mining-related business is run and of the primary business drivers
  • Resourcefulness to perform complex troubleshooting analyses and resolve a wide variety of mine related issues

The position is located at the Porcupine Gold Mine in Timmins, Ontario. Work will be conducted in an office setting, with frequent field visits on the mine site. The regular schedule is 4 days of work, followed by 3 days off.

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!

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.