Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.
When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com . To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page .
New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:
A stimulating values-based work environment
A culture of collaboration and inclusion
Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
Career development opportunities
A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
A competitive total compensation program
A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan
Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.
The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.
About The Role
Title: Mine Maintenance - Short Term Scheduler
Schedule: Shift 7/7 – 12 hour days
Position Reports To: Mine Maintenance Planning and Projects Superintendent
The role of the Mine Maintenance Short Term Planner is to work with the Mine Maintenance Supervisors and the Mining Operations Short Term Planner to monitor equipment operating status, identify equipment downtime events or risks, initiate notifications and co-ordinate appropriate responses to return equipment to services in a safe, efficient and manner and deliver reliability centered maintenance practices and programs for the mining fleet in conformance with New Gold’s policies and procedures including cultural, safety and environmental.
Promote a positive health, safety, and environment focussed culture.
Comply with all health, safety, environment and other policies, procedures and requirements.
Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
Promote and maintain a results-driven, continuous improvement, performance culture throughout the operation.
Coach employees and build positive team relationships.
Review equipment daily pre-start records and initiate maintenance notifications and work orders for service and repair
Coordinate breakdown response for mining and construction fleets including creation of P1 notifications and work orders.
Collect and analyze information used to plan and schedule maintenance.
Maintain fleet dispatch maintenance monitor systems, including updating equipment status, resources and ETA for return to service
Review maintenance request, work orders and create schedules in consultation with planning and reliability team members.
Generate reports, and other documentation used to monitor and manage specific maintenance programs.
Understand and utilize standard planning and scheduling methodologies and tools.
Participate in all regular meetings, including scheduling meeting, toolbox and contractor meetings etc.
Provide regular reporting and updates to management.
Maximize equipment availability through efficient and proactive breakdown and preventative maintenance programs.
Ensure work order discipline requirements within SAP.
Qualifications & Training:
Valid Driver’s license
MOL 5 Step Supervisor Training
Experience and Abilities:
3 or more years experience within heavy equipment industry
Ability to read and interpret OEM schematics and Operation and Maintenance documents
Experience with using SAP-PM or similar CMMS and MS Excel
Experience with WENCO dispatch system (particularly maintenance monitor) or similiar
A collaborative team player committed to developing themselves and others.
Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems
Ability to work safely and effectively in a team environment as well as independently
Excellent safety record
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Understanding of maintenance planning and scheduling concepts, practices, scheduling tools and techniques
Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads and immediate changes in priorities
Customer service orientation at all levels of the organization.
High level of integrity and accountability.
Attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills with internal and external contacts.
Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
Excellent software skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.
Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility
New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.