Reliability Superintendent

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1819
Job Category
Reliability & Operations Excellence
Rotation
Yes
Closing Date
11/6/2017

Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island;  one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. 

  

We are a unique company with a strong management team who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. 

  

We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.  

 

We are currently looking for our next great employee. Baffinland has an opening for a Reliability Superintendent. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most exciting and remote Mining projects in Canada. 

 

Please note: This is a permanent position requiring a 2 week Fly-in, Fly-out rotation. 

 

Main Accountabilities

  • Support BIM operations through priorities set by General Managers
  • Support the reliability & Operational Manager to develop BIM reliability and Operational Excellence Systems
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing within the site
  • Introduced lean manufacturing concepts including 5S, Value stream Mapping, TPM, Cell Layout and Line Balancing Kanban systems and Kaizen Events Etc.
  • Help Develop employees’ s lean skills through effective coaching, teaching, mentoring and simulated work environmental training
  • Facilitate and lead team activities and rapid improvement events as required
  • Conduct observations and analyze data including downtime, cycle time analysis, etc. in order to bring recommendations for improvement opportunities forward to the team
  • Track, communicates and shares results and lessons learned – ensures successes are published and communicated to all employees
  • Identify sources of information, possible interfaces and detailed process descriptions
  • Assist in interpreting facts and information gathered to understand current state and defined future states
  • Build sustain and leverage day to day relationships and communications with partners and individuals within area of immediate responsibility to contribute to business development
  • Focus upon process improvements to enhance productivity, increase revenue, enhance safety and reduce cost, consistent with the strategic direction of the company.
  • Work with regional and mine site leadership and multi-functional teams to identify, develop, execute and complete selected improvements projects
  • Act as a change agent to instill an operational excellence, performance improvement culture throughout the organization

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present findings formally to Senior and Executive Management teams
  • Perform benchmarking activities
  • Perform various project administration tasks, including coordinating meetings, taking meeting minutes, forwarding communication releases, and perform maintenance of project tracking logs (i.e. issues, change control, etc) in order to satisfy project management processes
  • Other duties as assigned

Main Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in business process design and re-engineering
  • Experience in operations and/or maintenance is required
  • Experience in successfully leading to completion, mid to large scale transformations of complex business processes resulting in significant and sustainable results
  • Experience with developing and reviewing process methodology and tools
  • Significant experience designing workshops, facilitating group sessions and work with teams and gain crucial input from key contributors
  • Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel and proficiency in PowerPoint and Microsoft Visio required
  • Experience in open pit mining
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of critical issues related to mining.

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Excellent relationship management skills: listening, diplomacy, patience and negotiation
  • Management ability to lead a team of 5 professionals employees
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with cross functional groups to successfully manage project deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams of subject matter experts through all phases of process redesign (mobilization, current state assessment, best practices, future state visioning/strategy, blueprinting, implementation and metrics development)
  • Exceptional analytical skills at both strategic and functional levels
  • Proven ability to lead and work through others without direct reporting relationship to achieve business goals utilizing persuasion and influencing skills
  • Knowledge in organizational design and change management principles and methodologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of the organization
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt is desirable
  • Understand reliability and maintenance concepts

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