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Teck Resources

Senior Supervisor, Mill Operations

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Closing Date: June 28, 2024

As Canada's largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

Reporting to the General Supervisor, the Senior Supervisor, Mill Operations is responsible for leading 4 shift supervisors with the operation of the Mill. These tasks include the grinding, floatation, leaching, filtering, crushing, conveying, and concentrate handling for the Mill to meet operation targets for safety, productivity, and cost effectiveness.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Promote a work environment which supports safe and efficient behaviour on the job and an awareness of and compliance with environmental, safety, engineering, and Mines Act requirements
  • Optimize the factors affecting tonnage, recovery, crusher throughput, sand production, and cost to safely produce the targeted pounds of copper and molybdenum as per the production plan.
  • Support the planned activities of the Process Plant Operations teams to drive improvement in safety standards, to attain maximum production in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Review results and operating conditions and make changes that would improve plant performance and output.
  • Actively support the career development of the Mill Operations team members appropriately.
  • Support the cost efficiency of mill operations by actively participating in the selection and allocation of personnel, equipment and consumables, identification and implementation of cost saving opportunities.
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure that ore throughput, grades, recoveries and product qualities are managed such that overall site production targets are met
  • Develop a high-performance culture within department through strong leadership including appropriate communication, delegation, coaching, and managing performance.
  • Administer the collective agreement, safety, and mine and environmental regulations in a manner consistent with policies and procedures
  • Perform worksite inspections and safe work observations to identify and correct substandard working conditions and behaviors


  • Experience in operating departments of base metal concentrators including working with technical groups
  • Minimum 5-7 years' of outstanding leadership and supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized mining environment
  • A degree in Engineering or Metallurgy would be considered an asset
  • Proven team player with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships;
  • Demonstrate critical thinking competencies including judgment and analytical thinking;
  • Knowledge and experience working with Aboriginal and/or Indigenous peoples
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while leading change
  • Strong presentation, facilitation, and consultation skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job - we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, such as hiking, skiing, fishing, and golf! The mine site is a 50-minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. which provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake, which all exude a small town community atmosphere.

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:

• Annual Performance Bonus
• Profit Share Plan
• Health Spending Account
• Personal Spending Account
• Extended Health Care
• Dental and Vision Care
• Employer Paid Pension Plan
• Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
• Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays
• Telemedicine through Maple Virtual Care
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary Range: $117,000 - $144,000

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate's relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

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About Teck Resources

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company, committed to responsibly providing products that are essential to building a better quality of life for people around the world. Our business units focus on steelmaking coal, a critical ingredient in steel production; zinc, used to galvanize and protect metals; copper, essential for electronics, power generation and transmission; and energy, necessary to meet growing global demand. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, we own or have interests in 12 operating mines, one large metallurgical complex, an oil sands mining and processing operation, and several major development projects in North and South America. We offer opportunities across a wide range of activities related to exploration, development, mining and minerals processing, including smelting and refining, health and safety, environmental protection, materials stewardship, recycling and innovation and technology. Our people are our greatest resource. Teck was built by people with vision, creativity and ideas. Join the Teck team and become a part of that long tradition.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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