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Chief Engineer, Mill - Rosebel Mine Site, Suriname

The Role:

Manage the Mill engineering and reliability teams as well as critical lifting and handling activities. Ensure that his/her teams efficiently support operations and mechanical maintenance teams in reaching production targets, Mill availability goals, health, safety and environmental goals.

Your Responsibilities:

Manage engineering and reliability teams to efficiently support mill operations and maintenance:
Oversee mill engineering and reliability teams
Develop synergies to optimize costs
Support critical lifting and handling activities
Plan critical lifting activities in compliance with health and safety standards
Maintain functional, motivated and dedicated teams to reach mill common goals (availability, production and health & safety)
Make sure there is sufficient manpower and equipment to reach production estimations within budget
Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required to achieve production targets
Keep up-to-up date with new technologies in the industrial and mining fields
Take part in the implementation and achievement of mill global strategy and goals:

Work together with the maintenance and operations team to identify cost reduction opportunities, to improve availability and to increase production
Manage performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews and providing feedback and coaching to direct reports
Encourage skill development of each employee through a succession development plan to ensure the sustainability of operations
Prepare and follow up on the annual budget with the Manager, Mill & Projects
Prepare forecasts and Life Of Mine of the relevant sectors each month end or quarter end and as requested by management
Manage and implement reliability improvement projects for equipment and process optimization
Manage and coordinate mill project and capex budgeting and spending:

Manage the different projects and ensure that the work meets the customer’s need, within budget, and according to the technical and health and safety standards
Provide engineering solutions to complex problems relating to the equipment (failure diagnostics)
Prevent issues and bring forward appropriate solutions to maximize equipment performance and reliability
Engage actively in the Maintenance Leadership Team initiative
Promote and maintain a high-performance culture.


What we look for:

University degree in mechanical engineering or related degree in engineering.
Professional designation in the area of expertise
Minimum of 10 years of related experience.
Practical experience as a team manager as well as general knowledge in finance (budgets) is mandatory
Knowledge of AutoCAD and Solidworks software an asset.
Good knowledge of MS Office suite.
Strong management capabilities and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Good practical knowledge of mechanical and electrical project construction and engineering.
Good practical knowledge of maintenance methods and procedures.
High level of rigour.
Ability to solve complex problems from an analytical and mechanical point of view.
Efficient oral and written communication skills with internal and external contacts and able to work with all levels of the organization.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Expertize in implementing asset management strategies.
Work experience as an expatriate an asset.
Good long-term vision to develop teams appropriately.
Experience in lifting and handling.
Good written and spoken English.

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: Nov 23, 2020, 10:06:42 PM

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