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Supply Chain Superintendent

Supply Chain Management
092096 Requisition #


Position Description:


Barrick is looking for a Supply Chain Superintendent to join our team. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and they will be responsible leading the Supply Chain function for the mine site. The Supply Chain Superintendent will be responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership, and oversight of procurement, contracting, warehousing, inventory control and logistics functions for the Hemlo Mine.      


  • Builds strategic partnerships with local and international vendors to ensure adequate supplies of raw materials, machinery, parts, and finished items required to meet short term and long-term project requirements.  
  • Responsible for sourcing and developing new suppliers both international and local.   
  • Work with Group Supply Chain to develop procurement strategies and based on current and long-term pricing trends for all project commodities.
  • Responsible for negotiating contract pricing, terms and conditions for all suppliers/vendors. 
  • Oversees and manages procurement contracts for Hemlo
  • Oversees inventory management (warehousing, transportation, customs, import/export, shipping, receiving) directing the flow of raw materials, machinery, parts, and finished goods ensuring optimum flow required to reach productivity/production efficiencies while maintaining cost containment measures and social responsibility requirements.  
  • Builds strategic partnerships with customers (internal departments) ensuring acceptable service levels adhering to set operation/project schedules.
  • Manage cost reductions relating to freight, warehousing, distribution, etc.
  • Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value-added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems).
  • Utilize tools to monitor departmental cost and cost trends, striving continuously to improve value.
  • Know and understand company code of ethics policy, supporting and educating subordinates and employees in regard to the policy as appropriate.
  • Responsible for monitoring controls within respective departments ensuring all company property is adequately protected and inventoried.
  • Provide feedback to superiors on cost and cost trends through reporting requirements.
  • Establish departmental and employee performance drivers by which to determine individual and team results (i.e.  Purchasing metrics, results against project timelines, training documentation, attendance records, knowledge of roles and responsibilities, personal development goals). 
  • Provides continual training, guidance, and mentoring of direct reports and employees ensuring all are adequately equipped, trained, knowledgeable, and able to carry out respective job requirements to reach project objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring all employee and company policies and procedures are maintained and enforced within area of responsibility. Perform other duties as assigned and required. 




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field.  
  • Minimum 8+ years relevant qualifications / experience in Contracts & Procurement as well as Inventory, Warehousing, and Logistics,
  • Previous mining, energy, or oil and gas experience strongly preferred.  
  • Proven ability to manage and develop a supply chain team
  • Excellent knowledge of end-to-end supply management processes including competitive bidding, contract management and supplier performance management. 
  • Knowledgeable in SAP, Ariba and Hyperion
  • PMAC / SCMP / CIPS certification preferred
  • Ability to effectively plan, execute and deliver.  
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills & the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Highly driven and self-motivated, strong negotiation skills, conflict resolution, able to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficient computer skills with advance skills in MS Office applications, specifically Excel.  
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills  
  • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy 
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a global team of Supply Chain professionals, as well as independently  
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and customer service focus 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate 


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits
  • 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, seeking out fresh perspectives, and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground mine located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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