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General Supervisor, Open Pit Mine Operations

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Position Description:


Barrick Cortez is looking for a Open Pit General Supervisor to join our Open Pit Operations Team.  The successful candidate will rotate with another Operations General Supervisor, providing 7 day per week coverage. 

  • Lead the safe implementation and execution of the mine plan

  • Direct and manage all mine production activities including planning, budgeting, staffing, cost containment, and profitability

  • Develop and manage business improvement projects
  • Collaborate with geology and engineering in the development of achievable mine plans incorporating safe design criteria and optimal mining configurations

  • Collaborate with mine maintenance in creating PM schedules, prioritizing repair work and implementing reliability improvements

  • Manage, coach and lead teams engaged in mining to ensure that production targets and schedules are met

  • Support operational objectives by minimizing risk and maximizing value through contract administration of contractors with focus on value, cost reduction, and risk management

  • Ensure production outcomes result from safe work practices and in full cooperation with all other work groups

  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of eight (8) years progressive experience within the mining industry with five (5) years’ direct supervisory experience required

  • Five (5) years Open Pit experience in a leadership capacity required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering, related field of study, or relevant experience preferred

  • Understanding of Open Pit safety and production targets required
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule that includes regular weekend coverage required

  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written required
  • Excellent safety, performance and attendance records required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to show empathy and build rapport required

  • Excellent planning, problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills required

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).  Familiarity with business software applications such as RIMS, LMS and Oracle/Markview applications required

  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential function of the position required
What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
About Barrick

Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA).  Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts.


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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