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Process Operations Superintendent

Process Operations Superintendent

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TMAC Resources is looking to hire a Process Operations Superintendent to provide effective management of the processing plant production to ensure the highest standards are achieved in terms of safety, environment, personnel, plant capacity and efficiency, product quality and availability.


This role will report to the Manager of Process Plant Operations. This position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site (2 weeks in / 2 weeks out).


  • Plan crew activities in accordance with production and maintenance schedules, and allocate resources as required.
  • Coordinate with other site disciplines to achieve maximum production and utilization.
  • Assist with planning and preparation of budgets. Monitor performance against budget and time schedule. 
  • Provide direction and technical input to achieve process goals, minimize production losses and minimize costs.
  • Maintain and utilize the company’s equipment, assets, and resources to ensure overall process plant sustainability.
  • Observe and identify areas with process bottlenecks and propose solutions to maximize utilization and efficiencies.
  • Perform daily site inspections and interactions with the personnel to ensure safety and environmental compliance.
  • Provide guidance in the development of process control and operation philosophy.
  • Lead, coach and develop employees through communication, measurement of performance and continuous feedback.
  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community, environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur.
  • Inform, involve and engage internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develop and maintain positive relationships and represent TMAC positively in the community
  • Other such duties as may be assigned.


  • Degree in Metallurgical, Mineral Processing or Chemical Engineering preferred. However post-secondary mineral processing diplomas and/or equivalent industry experience will be considered as well.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of mining experience related to gold mineral processing with increasing roles of responsibility and leadership.
  • Must have at least 3 years of direct supervision of shift supervisors and their crews.
  • Experience with Mine Rescue and/or Surface Fire-Fighting would be considered an asset.
  • Solid knowledge of predictive maintenance techniques and their applications.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills for effective communication with large operational crews and management.
  • Proven ability to motivate, coach and develop people.
  • Well organized and able to process large amounts of complex information, effective operational troubleshooting/observation skills, strong time management skills and effective decision making skills.
  • Strong financial management skills (analysis, budgeting, planning, etc).
  • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Arctic experience is an asset.