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Coordinator, Explosive Plant - Rosebel Mine Site - Paramaribo

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Chemical Engineer Jobs, Drill & Blast Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Production Jobs
Hard Rock
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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The Role

Working in a remote environment, the role consist to oversee and operate the explosive plant, to ensure the safe and efficient production of emulsion for the mine. To provide coordination and ensure that each direct report is adequately supported with necessary equipment, personnel, skills, appropriate engineering controls and information to manage safety and maintain production quality in the working area.

Your Responsibilities

Coordinate and monitor explosives production.


To ensure that quality explosives agents are produced in order to support the drilling and blasting function and meet production targets.
To plan and prioritize work for the following shift day and week in the explosives production facilities
To participate in the development and enforcement of SOP for safe explosive manufacturing and storage
To actively participate in application of preventive maintenance of the equipment
To maintain inventories and certifications, and oversee bookkeeping for the Explosives team


To be accountable for book keeping on explosive storage and issuing
Maintain satisfactory inventory levels of supplies
To lead the function’s commitment to QA/QC
To rebuild, inspect and certify explosive pumps
To act as an auditor and to monitor all continuous improvement project for the plan
Maintain high standard quality equal or above the industry laws and regulations
To provide leadership, management and support to the blast hole drilling and blasting operation at the mine


To lead and manage the Explosive plant team
Documents employee performance management and intervenes with direct reports
Enforces CLA dispositions when required
To verify level changes for operators based on their competency, absenteeism, attitude and disciplinary record
Approves timesheets which represents allocation of manpower
To allow vacation days and other time management within the established boundaries


What we look for
Mining Technical degree in chemistry or Equivalent
Common Core Certification & holder of all required blasting tickets in the related jurisdiction
Minimum 10 years of experience in explosives production and experience in hard rock drill and blasting
5 years of experience in mining safe practices and hazards
Ability and experience in training, coaching and mentoring direct reports.
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Engineering
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Apr 22, 2019, 9:11:57 PM

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