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Mill Supervisor, Training and Special Projects

Mill Supervisor, Training and Special Projects

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TMAC Resources is looking to hire a Mill Supervisor, Training and Special Projects who will be responsible for supervising the labour/day crew and work on special projects to help mill optimization and continuous improvement. This position involves overseeing the process plant resources 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 Process Operations Superintendent. The position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site (3 weeks in/ 3 weeks out).


  • Plan crew activities in accordance with production and maintenance schedules, and allocating resources as required.
  • Responsible for supervising the labour/day crew including mentoring and training on mixing reagents, crushing and sample taking. 
  • Work on special projects associated with the labour crew to allow the operations supervisor to concentrate on other parts of the Mill. 
  • Train all operators equipment and circuits in the mill. Help with writing SOP’s and policies. 
  • Conduct hazard assessments and ensure compliance with hazard reporting systems to achieve Zero Harm. 
  • Provide direction and technical input to the process plant shift processing team.
  • Maintain and utilize the company’s equipment, assets, and resources to ensure production, utilization and long term sustainability. 
  • Identify areas with process bottlenecks and propose solutions to maximize utilization and efficiencies.
  • Supervise personnel and equipment to minimize risk and costs.
  • Perform daily plant inspections and interactions with personnel to ensure safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping and equipment availability.
  • Actively participate in development of training and safety programs. 
  • Create, maintain and improve operational procedures.
  • Coach and develop employees through communication and measurement of performance, competency training and provide appropriate on-going feedback.
  • Communicate with other departments to achieve daily plant priorities.
  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community and environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur.
  • Inform, involve and engage key internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develop and maintain positive relationships and represent TMAC positively in the community.
  • Other such duties as may be assigned.



  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Must have 10 years of operating experience in mineral processing, preferably in gold. Of which, 3 years of direct supervision of crew members.
  • Knowledgeable in crushing, grinding, flotation, gravity separation, leaching, thickening, classification, elution, electrowinning and refining.
  • High level written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Personnel motivation, training and development skills are essential.
  • Effective conflict resolution and decision making. 
  • Well organized and able to process large amounts of complex information.
  • Effective operational troubleshooting skills.
  • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Arctic experience is an asset.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office.