Assistant Manager – Processing Plant Operations (HRPP0559)

Labrador, NL
Posted 1 week ago

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HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for an Assistant Manager – Processing Plant Operations on behalf of one of our clients. The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mineral Processing, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy or related discipline, have 5-10 years’ experience in mineral and/or metal processing, and previous open pit mine experience.

This position is located in Labrador, NL. This is a permanent position.

• Provide leadership to and supervise processing staff to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety standards and any applicable legislation;
• Assist in the creation of a working environment which ensures that employees and contractors gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programs;
• Assist the Manager in the preparation and control of the processing department budget to ensure meeting the cost targets;
• Conduct regular and thorough inspections of all plant areas to ensure compliance with safety and environment standards and regulations;
• Monitor process performances and final product quality and undertake corrective actions, whenever necessary, to adhere to the product specifications;
• Optimize the metallurgical and environmental performance of the process plant through monitoring, test work, procedural changes, process control and innovation;
• Create a high performing culture and Assist in the management the processing team to embrace innovation and continuous improvement;
• Based on the customer specifications, ensure that the mining department is aware of processing requirements and that properly blended ore is delivered to feed the plant;
• Develop, maintain and improve processing systems to ensure that all production and OHS performances are as per the budget;
• Monitor, through appropriately developed reporting systems, plant performance and recommend, plan and implement future plant and equipment optimization strategies;
• Liaise with the quality control lab to ensure proper process control in a timely manner;
• Liaise with the Logistics department to ensure prompt shipping of the end product and blending at the Port, as necessary;

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mineral Processing, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy or a related discipline;
• 5-10 years’ experience in mineral and/or metal processing;
• 5-10 years’ experience in a supervisory role;
• Experience in working and managing staff in a FIFO rotation/shift mode, preferably in a remote location and have been exposed to dealing with aboriginal communities;
• Open pit mine experience;
• Demonstrated experience to providing exceptional leadership, coaching and mentoring teams;
• Experience in an iron ore concentrator will be advantage;
• Excellent communication skills – Bilingualism will be an asset.

• Highly developed planning, analytical and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work independently with little direction;
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills;
• Ability to work independently with little direction and/or within a team environment;
• Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to forecast, analyze and work under pressure;
• Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities; and
• Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.

HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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