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Manager, Mine, Technical Svs. and Owens

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Boron
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Mine Manager

  • Key role in Rio Tinto's California Operations leadership team;
  • Great opportunity to work for a global company at the forefront of mining;
  • Role based near Boron, CAAbout the roleWe are looking for a Mine Manager to be based near Boron, California. The Mine Manager is a strategic member of the leadership team and will play a significant part in the delivery of the Borates & Lithium strategy.This role is a great opportunity for an experienced professional interested in leading a complex but rewarding part of the Boron operation. The Mine Manager is responsible to provide sound leadership to ensure safe and cost-effective mining operations that satisfies customer production and quality requirements. The role has the opportunity to lead all aspects of the mine including operations, maintenance, and mine technical and engineering functions.Reporting to the Rio Tinto California Operations General Manager, you will:
    • Display an outstanding curiosity and willingness to engage employees on topics of safety and wellness and efficiency
    • Lead the Mining Operations health, safety, environmental and quality (HSEQ) programs and practices by overseeing their implementation, maintenance and application.
    • Create an inclusive work environment and work with employees to ensure the work and behaviors of the team align with Company values.
    • Have strong communication skills and proven ability to engage and build relationships across multiple layers of an organization from management to front line leaders, technicians, operators, and functional teams
    • Provide strategic direction and leadership to ensure the strategy for the mine is focused on and achieves organizational objectives
    • Lead Technical, Operations and Maintenance leaders by ensuring their professional development, and managing their performance according to established objectives and responsibilities
    • Oversee the strategic direction of the mine including long range and life of mine planning working closely with the mine technical team
    • Ensure efficient and cost-effective operations working closely with procurement and capital planning teams to meet business objectives
    • Actively support the Carbon reduction planning and projects including engaging with internal and external stakeholders and partnershipsAbout you
      To be successfully considered for this role, the following are preferred:
      • Have a deep commitment and passion for developing people and keeping them safe;
      • Engaging and inclusive leadership skills;
      • Demonstrated career of progressive mining experience in a leadership capacity
      • History of high-performance leading mining operational and maintenance
      • Ability to work constructively with business partners to achieve operational outcomes;
      • Ability to lead large teams and deliver through others;
      • Related degree qualification in engineering, preferably in mine engineering or geoscience;
      • Demonstrated skills in stakeholder management within an integrated operationWhat we offerHere is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
        • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
        • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards
        • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
        • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
        • Excellent retirement plan
        • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
        • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
        • Generous Rio Tinto employee share programWhere you will be workingThis role is located in Boron, CA. Rio Tinto is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We provide 30 per cent of the world's supply of refined borates, remarkable minerals that are essential to life and to modern living.Also known for its 20 Mule Team Borax brand, Rio Tinto Borates traces its roots to California's Death Valley, where borate deposits were discovered in 1872.The twenty-mule teams Borax used to haul ore out of the remote desert live on as a symbol of our commitment to innovation. Rio Tinto Borates distinguishes itself through world-class safety, environmental and community practices, and a commitment to constant innovation and improvement.About usAs pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore: our materials make up the world around us. You'll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.Creating an inclusive and diverse workforceWe are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career. All progress begins with pioneers - at Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Bakersfield , Manager, Mine, Technical Svs. and Owens, Executive , Boron, California

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