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  • Post Date: May 15, 2023
Job Description


Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


The Superintendent is part of the Surface Operations team. Reporting to the Process and Maintenance Director, this person supervises the metallurgical, operational and maintenance activities at the ore processing
facilities and surface infrastructures. The Superintendent adheres to the company’s principles by adopting management oriented to sustainable development. The Superintendent promotes Newmont’s values by using
the standards dictated by the company and applies the key principles of operational excellence and the rules of the organization’s code of conduct.


  • Maintain the safe production of the surface department
  • Establish and monitor the achievement of departmental objectives
  • Develop, maintain, modify and improve the metallurgical strategies of the ore and water treatment plant
  • Participate in the management of the metallurgical accounting systems to allow a reliable and continuous follow-up on the performance of the treatment plant
  • Provide support and expertise for the smooth operation of the metallurgical and analytical laboratory
  • Ensure the supervision and evaluation of subordinates and plan their professional development
  • Work with colleagues in process, metallurgy, surface services and maintenance to ensure cohesion in the activities of each area to achieve common goals
  • Participate in the preparation of the production plan and develop operating strategies related to production and maintenance
  • Follow up on the asset management plan and participate in the optimization of the sector’s equipment and align the management strategies with the company’s vision
  • Participate in the preparation of the department’s budget and monitor costs
  • Follow up and prioritize projects and modifications of the department to improve safety, productivity and costs
  • Implement and monitor key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Ensure the follow-up and management of the process control bypass
  • Participate in the development of departmental contracts
  • Update and follow up on the asset management plan and participate in the optimization of the sector’s hardware and mobile equipment and align the management strategies with the company’s vision
  • Participate in the department’s event investigations and develop action plans related to these events
  • Respect, know and promote company regulations and policies, particularly in matters of health and safety
  • Replaces other superintendents during absences
  • All tasks related to the performance of his duties


Training & Experience

  • University degree or college diploma in a field related to mineral processing
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the heavy industry
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in management/supervision
  • Experience in asset management and maintenance of mobile and fixed equipment
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, PI datalink
  • Bilingualism in French and English essential

Skills & Competencies

  • Leadership and strategic vision
  • Partnership and teamwork in a multicultural environment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leading and developing employees
  • Ability to adapt
  • Good priority management


  • Eleonore mine site (Fly-in, fly-out)

Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than June 01, 2023.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company. In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.