Metallurgy Superintendent


  •  Lead a team of professional and technical staff to maximize operational efficiencies in all areas of the mill with a focus on safety, environmental stewardship, and timely quality results.
  • Support and promote an environment of participatory management, employee ownership, and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the process operates at a high level of technical performance.
  • Investigate and implement opportunities to improve productivity and align them with the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Investigate options and recommend short and long term projects and approaches to enhance efficiency and cost effectiveness of the process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Position Qualification:



  • Detailed understanding of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) requirements.
  • Detailed knowledge of comminution, flotation, CIL, carbon handling, refining, cyanide destruction.
  • Detailed knowledge of analytical and metallurgical laboratory operations.
  • Detailed knowledge of the principles and methods used in complex metallurgical and processing systems and analyses.
  • Knowledge of plant process control systems including advanced process control techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of Metallurgical accounting procedures and gold standards protocols.
  • Familiar with Pi OSisoft and analytics
  • Sound knowledge of participatory management practices including root cause analysis, SPC and lean manufacturing.
  • Good working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs.


Skills & Abilities:


  • Proven commitment to behavior based safety culture.
  • Proven ability to develop and promote technical talent.
  • Proven ability to interact with all levels of employees in a positive and cooperative manner for mutual success and the success of the company.
  • Ability to review progress and to ensure the achievement of targets.
  • Ability to set priorities and allocate resources accordingly.
  • Ability to develop and implement business practices and policies within the team.
  • Ability to quantify economic benefits associated with proposed and implemented process modifications.
  • Ability to effectively manage capital and operating budgets.
  • Ability to coach technical professionals in a direction that honors their goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, with both internal and external contacts and the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and the ability to work with others in a team environment.


Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering,
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in ore processing operations with experience in supervising / leading teams and people.


Communication Skills:

  •  An advanced level of oral and written communication skills in English is required.
  • The ability to write and review detailed technical reports is required. 


Mathematics Ability

  • College level mathematics skills required.

30 May 2019

Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
31 Jul 2019