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General Foreman, Mine Operations - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Mine Operation Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Production Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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The Role

To effectively lead and manage mine personnel. To safely execute the mine plan by providing direction and supervision to mine supervisors and operators. To ensure that the production, development objectives, and schedules are met as forecast. To provide complex technical support to the mine operations team. To ensure continued growth of the team and to maximize operational efficiencies and profitability.

Your Responsibilities:

Provide assistance with the development of mine production plans, and communicate and review working plans, policies and schedules:
Work with the various departments to assist in the development of mine production plans;
Provide detailed feedback to engineering on development of the two week mine plan;
Meet with engineering daily to ensure mine plan objectives are met;
Assist in establishing production targets;
Oversee plans and schedules on a daily basis and communicate adjustments to the supervisory teams to ensure commitments are met;
Work together with maintenance to ensure the mine plan and the maintenance plan are respected. Daily monitoring of equipment;
Thoroughly communicate the mine plan to the supervisors;
Ensure health & safety, and environmental standards are respected;
Provide input into the development and implementation of mine policies and procedures.
Oversee the mine supervisors and mine operators:
Set production goals, schedules and priorities for the mine supervisors;
Empower and set clear expectations to the mine team to optimize safe mine production;
Communicate information to mine teams and supervisors about mining priorities and production performance on a daily basis;
Tour and inspect mine to identify and resolve production, equipment maintenance, safety, atmospheric, and personnel issues;
Promote health & safety at work and participate in all accident and incident investigations;
Monitors and reports on the achievement of targets and revises strategies as needed;
Identify production inefficiencies and develop and implement necessary changes to improve and correct those inefficiencies;
Coach the mine supervisors to improve technical mining skills and management of people;
Responsible for supervisor development and succession planning;
Provide direct feedback to mine supervisors and operators on performance;
Develop methods to improve employee performance;
Work closely with mine dispatch and mine maintenance to maximize production;
Utilize Short Interval Control (SIC) tool to monitor performance during the shift and make adjustments;
Ensure the supervisors provide regular feedback to dispatch to optimize production;
Monitor regular communication between supervisors and dispatch;
Ensure the Supervisors are filling their daily task check list and handover the hard copy to the GF’s.
Manage the mine supervisory employees:
Assist in the hiring of mine supervisory employees;
Provide employees with clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required;
Ensure that training is provided in accordance with the future needs of direct reports and mine staff;
Conduct performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports;
Complete all time entry, vacation requests and scheduling.


What we look for:

Technical Diploma in a related field or equivalent experience.
Professional certification in a related area.
6 years of related experience.
Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role.
Strong working knowledge of mining methods.
Good understanding and working knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations for mines and milling plants.

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Operations
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Nov 13, 2019, 8:25:23 PM

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