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Chief Engineer - Rosebel Mine Site

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

The Role:

Supervise the production of mine designs and plans to evaluate the performance and the efficiency of the current designs and systems. Work with management in the implementation of the mine’s strategy in its entirety and supervise the engineering team. Ensure coordination between the mine’s various operational departments, including Mobile Maintenance, during planning.

Your Responsibilities:

Manage and implement mine planning and designing operations to maximize the efficiency of production and resources.
Perform and examine the mine plans and designs in order to maximize the value of the operations.
Create an engineering budget based on the data of the mine's entire budget and the company's objectives.
Guide the operational departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure the key mining specifications.
Reinforce quality control and minimize dilution throughout the mine designs and plans.
Closely monitor the costs of mining operations and avoid deviations from the budget and forecasts.
Establish production goals and see that they are achieved, and address or solve issues as they arise.
Ensure that designs and applications comply with the company's rules, policies and procedures.
Accept new and innovative products, techniques and procedures to maximize the value of operations.
Organize activities with various engineering disciplines and other departments to ensure client satisfaction.
Participate actively in the continuous improvement program through direct coaching.

Contribute to the establishment and the implementation of the mine's global strategy and goals.
Provide high-level assistance and advice to management.
Make recommendations regarding the establishment and the implementation of the global engineering budget.
Provide assistance to management to set the course for and develop short- and long-term operations and strategies for project development.
Provide expert advice on site regarding engineering procedures and practices.
Choose and lead actions to initiate engineering best practices.

Team supervision
Promote and ensure on site health and safety.
Build a multidisciplinary technical team through recruitment and development.
Provide clear work objectives and expectations of performance levels sought to achieve corporate plans and production objectives.
Ensure the necessary manpower and equipment is in place to meet production goals within budgeted costs.
Oversee performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews and providing feedback and coaching to direct reports.
Make sure that training is provided based on the current and future conditions of the mine.
Cultivate and maintain a high-performance culture.
Oversee consultants and contractors working on technical projects.


What we look for:
University degree in mining engineering or related degree in engineering.
Eligible to be registered as a professional engineer.
Minimum 10 years' of experience in mining and in mining engineering.
Minimum 5 years' of experience as team leader.
Good knowledge of various engineering and mining operating methods required.
Working knowledge of Mining Laws related to mining operations.
Strong knowledge of MineSight and Whittle Optimization software as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, MS Project, PowerPoint).
Analytical skills, long-term vision.
Leadership and supervisory skills.

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: Technical Services
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Apr 29, 2020, 7:29:38 PM

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