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Manager, Open Pit Operations

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Position Description:
 
Barrick Nevada is looking for a Manager, Open Pit Operations for Cortez operations.  The successful candidate will lead, assess and manage the activities of professional teams in the area of Open Pit operations at the Site in a safe and efficient manner. Specifically; maintenance, operations, and engineering.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Participate as a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Cortez to develop strategic organizational initiatives for the improvement of site-wide performance objectives.
  • Liaise with Barrick internal operational and functional leadership in safety, health and security and maintain Cortez Mine Site compliance to regulatory programs and reporting obligations.
  • Coordination, collation and analysis of annual budgets, board forecasts and Life of Mine plans.
  • Develop and execute aggressively realistic annual improvement plans, developed collaboratively with all stakeholders, which are targeted at continual improvement of operating and business results.
  • Maintain a depository of appropriate performance data.  Discern and analyze trends by tracking performance drivers.  Predict future trends and select appropriate action planning for meaningful enhancement of performance. 
  • Ensure open-pit mining activities are conducted in accordance with all federal and state regulations and environmental standards.
  • Oversee and implement all MSHA regulatory compliance activities as required.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with contractors, suppliers and service providers; ensure adherence to contractual requirements. 
  • Ensures leadership of division personnel is conducted in a fair and consistent manner that promotes teamwork and participation.
  • Create a work environment that provides leadership, mentoring, initiative, and motivates peers and facilitates cooperation among a diverse work group.
  • Complete performance evaluation reviews for direct reports and manage their career development.
  • Establishes goals, objectives and KPI’s using an Annual Business Plan.  The plan is reviewed an agreed upon with operations and engineering to ensure alignment of goals
 
Qualifications:
To be considered for this job, applicants must meet these basic requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering or closely related discipline. 
  • Minimum ten (10) years progressive operational/management experience of which at least five (5) years should be in open pit operations. 
  • Excellent people skills in the areas of coaching and mentoring, data organization and evaluation skills. Decisive with the ability to influence direction and manage organizational change.  Ability to set up, administer and audit systems for compliance, action planning and control.  Presentation, interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to all organizational levels.  Self-starter with excellent team building and motivational skills.  Ability to build commitment and alignment in teams and in individuals.
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
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
 
About Barrick
 
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
 
Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.
 
Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.
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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