Mill General Foreman

CA-ON-Dubreuilville, Island Gold Mine
3 weeks ago(22/11/2017 12:29 PM)
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Reporting Manager Role
Mil Superintendent


Reporting to the Mill Superintendent, the General Foreman will be responsible to oversee the effective milling of ore and to establish processing and maintenance strategy for the mill. As well, the General Foreman is to manage processing and mechanical activity including planning, staffing, cost containment and profitability.


Position:                  Mill General Foreman


About Alamos Gold Inc.:        Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from four operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson and Island Gold mines in north and northwestern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Sonora State, Mexico. Additionally, the Company has a significant portfolio of exploration through advanced development stage projects in Mexico, Turkey, Canada and the United States. Alamos employs more than 1,700 people and is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development.


Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company's focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!


Key Responsibilities:

To oversee and implement mill production and mill mechanical job to maximize production efficiency and resources:

  • Ensure mill throughput aligns with planned schedule;
  • Responsible to lead and plan annual mill and mechanical shutdowns
  • Oversee all aspects of mill maintenance, solve problems and troubleshoot as required
  • Ensure that mill processing and production targets are met in a timely manner;
  • Ensure that mill availability meets the target;
  • Seek opportunities and recommend short/long term projects
  • Develop strategies to enhance efficiency and cost effectiveness of mill operation and maintenance;
  • Stay up-to-date with mining law and safety regulations and issue recommendation to ensure adherence to applicable rules and regulations.
  • Conduct performance review and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Investigate mine accidents/incidents to ensure proper corrective action is taken
  • Act as Mill superintendent as required.
  • Other duties as required;

Scope of Responsibility & Complexity:

  • Work is performed under general direction according to established methods and processes. Problem resolution involves judgment in adapting or applying procedures to address situations. Requires considerable initiative and judgment in delivering results. Makes decisions governed by general policy.



  • Preferred 3 years college diploma in related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience at the supervisory level in mining processing industry
  • Solid working knowledge of milling methods and procedure;
  • Solid working knowledge of processing heavy equipment maintenance strategy;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills together with an ability to facilitate commitment to a cooperative team effort;
  • Ability to coach mechanical team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to be flexible, decisive and use superb judgment in decision making;

Position is based in operations working on a defined rotation schedule.


We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Alamos Gold is an equal opportunity employer. As an applicant invited to participate in the recruitment process (such as an interview or testing), should you require accommodation due to a disability, please discuss your needs with us.




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