Supervisor, Maintenance - E&I - 1005660
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Who We Are

Vale is one of the world’s largest mining companies, with a presence in more than 30 countries across five continents worldwide. Our mission is to transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development.

Vale is also the world’s largest producer of nickel, with its Base Metals business headquartered in Toronto. Operating in Canada for more than 100 years, our Canadian operations also produce copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver. We aim to produce profitably but only as a safe, high-quality and sustainable mining company where our most important value is "life matters most". We are an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and promotes diversity in our work force.

Vale's operations in Sudbury are home to one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world, including six mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery. It is also one of the safest, with the mines being awarded the national John T. Ryan award in several recent consecutive years. Sudbury is also the heart of Vale's environmental initiatives. In partnership with the community, Sudbury has made great strides in its environmental recovery program and through improved mining practices and support in the re-greening of the region. For these and other efforts globally, in 2013 Vale was named one of the 50 most sustainable corporations in the world, according to the 9th edition of the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations.

Vale’s Ontario Operations is currently seeking a:
Supervisor, Maintenance – Electrical / Instrument (Copper Cliff Nickel Refinery)

The purpose of this role is to continuously improve the work team (crew) performance through effective use of established processes and procedures at various plants or mines within the Sudbury area. As a Supervisor, Maintenance - Electrical or Instrument you may be accountable for planning, scheduling and/or supervising a crew.

Key Accountabilities as a Planner:
  • Execute the “Plan Work” element of the Asset Management Framework
  • Review work order status on a daily basis: To assist in prioritizing planning work and to track upcoming work.
  • Plan approved work orders (within area of responsibility) for resource procurement and execution prior to the Required By Date.
  • Incorporate crew input into planning packages.
  • Identify and escalate all critical issues that threaten the successful planning of work orders for completion by their Required By Date.
  • Plan work to minimize the impact on operating performance and demand for resources without exceeding the Required By Date for work completion.
  • Develop and use work templates to improve the efficiency of the planning process.
  • Exhibit effective Team Leadership and Team Membership behaviors.
  • Work as a relief supervisor as required.
Key Accountabilities as a Supervisor:
  • Hold crew accountable for area Safety behaviour, housekeeping, teamwork and professionalism.
  • Supervise and coordinate the “maintenance work” components of the Asset Management Framework.
  • Ensure planned work orders are closed with completion codes and comments for future analysis.
  • Carryout tasks while on shift on behalf of the Superintendent and as such assists the Superintendent in achieving the overall area targets for his/her area of accountability.
  • Work within budget, guidelines and standards and execute Safety and Maintenance Plans as established by the Superintendent.
  • Work with the crew to develop an interactive workplace environment.
  • Work collaterally and cross functionally, with colleagues, engineering, production, and services to achieve the objectives of the Maintenance Department.
  • The ideal candidate will have a College diploma in Electrical or Instrumentation
  • Engineering degree in a related discipline would be an asset.
  • Government license from Instrumentation or Electrical trades.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an electrical, maintenance or operations discipline, including some time leading a crew.

Shift Schedule:
Monday to Friday, 8.5 hours dayshift (half hour unpaid lunch)

Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Please note that this posting closes end of day, February 26th, 2019.

Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.