Shift Supervisor: Operations

Mine Operations Florence Copper, Arizona


Position at Florence Copper

Florence Copper is in the historic Copper Corridor of Arizona – a region steeped in copper mining history.  The project offers a unique opportunity to provide strong economic benefits to the community of Florence and the State of Arizona with minimal environmental impact using the in-situ copper recovery process.  During its lifetime, Florence Copper is estimated to create close to 500 jobs for Pinal County and generate $3.4 billion in economic activity for the State of Arizona. 
Florence Copper is expected to have the lowest energy and greenhouse gas-intensity (GHG) of any copper producer in North America and will reduce the United States’ reliance on foreign producers for a metal considered to be critical for the transition to a low-carbon economy. 
Florence Copper is a wholly owned subsidiary of Taseko Mines Limited which is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.  Taseko is also the operator and owner of the Gibraltar copper/molybdenum mine in Canada and various other development projects.
Key Responsibilities:
•    Reporting to the Senior Supervisor, the Shift Supervisor occupies a safety sensitive position and is responsible for all aspects of day to day operations and maintenance activities for their crew.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
•    Supervise production, maintenance and development work associated with rinsing operations operation of Florence Copper’s Process test facility.
•    Ensure that the team is monitoring plant and RO operations continuously. 
•    Respond to system issues and ensure repairs are made as soon as possible.
•    Assigned work orders and follow up to make sure they are completed in a timely manner.
•    Responsible for daily shift reports, team member time reporting, and inspection forms.
•    Assist with inventory and procurement of spare parts and supplies as necessary.
•    Responsible for team member safety training and maintaining training/progression matrix.
•    Achieve production goals and maintenance plans according to approved schedule and budget.
•    Provide coaching and feedback as needed to team members.
•    Conduct performance evaluations in partnership with Senior Supervisor.
•    This is a working supervisor position meaning that the successful candidate will participate in all daily plant and wellfield operational duties.
•    Related duties as required.
Education and Work Experience:
•    Five years of plant operating experience is required.  Experience in copper processing, maintenance, wellfield, or water treatment is preferable.
•    Supervisory/lead experience is required, completion of accredited supervisory training preferred.
•    Associate degree or higher in a relevant field is preferred.
•    Experience working in a safety first focused environment.
Skills and Competencies:
•    Skilled in maintaining awareness of occupational hazards and reinforcing best safety practices with the team.
•    Able to effectively manage time, set priorities to manage multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines.
•    Ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems.
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
Work Environment:
•    This position will include some office work, but most work will be performed in all-weather conditions outdoors.
•    While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, and lift up to 50 pounds.
•    Must work in compliance with the Florence Copper (OSHA) site safety program.
•    Personal protective equipment is required when performing work.