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Ore Processing Mill Superintendent

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Maintenance Jobs, Mill Jobs, Mineral Processing Engineer, Process Jobs
Africa, Mauritania
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Based in Mauritania, Kinross Tasiast is set to become one of the great gold finds of our generation. It is the first mine in a highly prospective greenstone belt, located within an extensive gold system that is largely underexplored.

Job Responsibilities

  • Executes short term and long term strategies that support the growth of operations; ensures strategies are concretely linked to the organizations overall strategy.
  • Formulates the annual operating and capital budgets for Tasiast Mill operations.
  • Develops systems and measures that appropriately assesses performance of operations and monitors and manages overall performance of the function and direct reports.
  • Manages the human, financial, and operational resources of the Tasiast Mill operations to maintain costs.
  • Coordinates Mill operations through Supervision to maintain and improve efficiency and health, safety and environmental standards established by the company.
  • Monitors records for the Mill operation, including safety meetings, attendance, vacations, performance evaluations, disciplinary action and training records.
  • Reviews all reports related to accidents, injuries equipment damage, and lost opportunities; makes recommendations on prevention strategies.
  • Implement and evaluates processes, policies, systems, practices related to equipment and tools, as well as establish process controls, aiming to ensure better quality and higher productivity.
  • Acts as a change agent and project sponsor for key initiatives; models organizational values, sets the cultural tone and prioritizes business goals.
  • Leads and manages a team responsible for executing Mill operations ability to achieve financial and operating strategies; identifies succession role requirements and high potential talent and actively develops key talent.
  • Mentors national Mauritanian workforce to develop future leaders in the Department

Education and Experience


  • University Degree (Bachelor of Science in related area preferred)
  • Additional specialized education of up to 4 years including masters level degree or equivalent
  • Formal professional designation in appropriate area of expertise


  • 8 - 12 years of related work experience
  • Knowledge and experience of engineering techniques as they apply to ore body evaluation and mine operations
  • Knowledge and experience of mining and the integration of the mining, milling, and maintenance functions
  • Knowledge and experience of developing policies and procedures relating to safety, the environment, and individual and organizational development
  • Familiar with federal / industry and local health/ safety/ environmental regulations, as they relate to mining operations
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good working Knowledge of MS Office

French language an asset 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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