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Temp Mill Shift Supervisor

Date:  Jan 5, 2022
Location: 

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.

Dimensions

 

  • This position will be reporting to General Foreperson.

Purpose

 

  • To ensure that production and safety targets are met, by overseeing the day-to-day operation of the mill, crushing plants and tailing facilities.

Essential Duties

 

Managing Subordinates

  • Ensure that hourly employees have the systems in place so work can be performed safely and efficiently.
  • Coordinates with the training department to ensure operations personnel are trained according to the requirements of the CBA and as special needs arise.
  • Complete performance reviews as required on all direct reports in a timely and professional manner, develop action plans, and follow up throughout the year.
  • Conducts daily safety huddles and information exchange meetings with employees at the start of each shift and safety meetings for each crew monthly.
  • Supervises operations bargaining unit employees. Sets objectives, reviews performance, schedules vacation, and records employees’ time on the computer payroll system.  Utilizes the Progressive Discipline Process as required.
  • Participates in the hiring process for bargaining unit employees within the department to ensure that new hires have the skills, qualifications and competencies required of them to become a contributing member of the mill team.


 

Promote Safety

  • Promote and adhere to Newmont’s and Porcupine’s environmental and sustainability polices.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with external agencies (i.e. MOL, MOE, WSN,).
  • Promote the principles of ownership and accountability to the maintenance personnel.
  • Lead by example, provide guidance and motivate people to work safely
  • Ensure Porcupine’s safety initiatives are implemented and followed. 
  • Responsible for development, monitoring and improvement of safety performance for all employees working in the mill, crushing plants, and tailing facilities.
  • Responds to emergency situations and unusual operating conditions to ensure the safety of personnel and limit potential negative impacts on production and costs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the mill, crushing plants, and tailing facilities remain in compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.

    


Strategic Planning 

  • Promote and build a positive & co-operative working relationship with all departments, keeping safety, production and costs as primary elements to meet the mine plan.
  • Provides leadership and direction for mill and crusher production crews. 
  • Responsible and accountable for achieving production targets and ensuring maximum utilization of mill, crushing, and tailing related processes.
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in all areas within the mill and crushing plant authorities.
  • Responsible for coordinating required daily work and establishing priorities with maintenance personnel to ensure minimal interruptions to the operation.
  • Responsible for the operation and monitoring of the tailing disposal and effluent treatment facilities to ensure compliance with environmental regulations. Initiates corrective action when required.
  • Responsible for mill mobile equipment availability by ensuring the equipment is maintained and operated according to recommended practices and procedures.


 

Training & Experience

 

  • A Minimum Secondary School Graduation Diploma (Grade 12).
  • 5 years of Milling and Crushing experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have effective communications skills
  • A solid background in the operation of crushing and grinding plants, tailing management, and effluent treatment.
  • Must be self motivated and have the ability to motivate others and initiate change that yields positive results in terms of safety, the environment, production and cost management in the mill area.
  • A solid knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants is essential.
     

Working Conditions

 

  • This position is located at Dome site, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 4x3 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

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.

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.  Further, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, 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.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.