• Stockpile and Shiploading Supervisor

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 2:32 PM)
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  • 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 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.


    This position reports to the Ship Loading Superintendent and is responsible for daily operations at the Shiploader. Primarily responsible for managing crews; comply with safety plans; ensure policies and procedures are followed


    Main Accountabilities

    • To promote safety at all times and ensure Due diligence with every action.
    • Daily management of ore stacking/inventory management operations.
    • Daily management of ore reclaim and ship loading operations during shipping season.
    • Meet objectives and comply with; safety plans, incident reporting process, policy/procedure reviews, etc.
    • Using practical judgment within the limits set by the Manager, to manage social problems as they occur.
    • Mentor and provide performance feedback to team members. Coach and counsel employees on the standards of behavior, and take corrective actions as required including discipline.
    • To be in participate giving input and share information at the 5:30 / 17:30 operations meeting at the beginning of each shift for planning and crossover.
    • Provide input and work collaboratively with peers and other departments to achieve production and maintenance goals including preventative maintenance schedules and inspections. Also ensure electrical installations are as per requirements.
    • To ensure the smooth operations of the ship loader working with the Maintenance supervisor with planning the shutdowns and emergency repairs, following the chain of command from supervisor to supervisor.
    • To be the liaison between the dock foreman and Port control officers in order to dock and load the ships in a safe and productive manner.
    • To provide leadership for the Ship loader and reclaiming crews
    • Oversee and assess the competency and proficiency of the Ore Pad lead hand by mentoring and, coaching and counselling.
    • Tool boxes are cover the daily memo as well as any near misses and or concerns or pertinent incidents to be reviewed to share safety hazards and controls as well as day to day plans and instructions. A quick stretch and flex at the end of each tool box. To promote safe tons at all times.
    • To assess crew members to evaluate their training requirements.
    • Required to report on production targets and daily performance as well as KPIs and other reports as required by Management including time sheets /payroll (ADP) for contractors and BIM staff.
    • Fills in for the Shiploader Superintendent as required.
    • Environmental /Physical Demands:
    • Work in extreme low temperatures down to minus 40 Celsius.
    • Physically able to use all standard hand tools and lifting up to 25 kg.
    • Operation of equipment for 12 hour long daily shifts for a two-week period.
    • No Holliday’s are allowed to be taken during the shipping season
    • Ensure work progression by dealing with issues as required
    • Other Duties as assigned

    Main Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Mining, Civil, Geology.
    • Professional Shift Boss or Supervisor Ticket in Nunavut (or with the capability to register).
    • 10+ years of open pit mining experience with at least 3-5 years in a supervisory role.
    • Arctic experience would be beneficial
    • Experience working with aboriginal people and communities would be an asset.
    • Experience working in remote mining camps. 



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