Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology (SMRT) is looking for a
Project Manager – Trevali Caribou Mine
Location: Trevali Caribou Mine (Bathurst, New Brunswick)
Work Schedule: 5 days on / 2 days off
Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology is a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. Our offering covers rock drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing, loading and hauling and materials handling.
Trevali Mining Corporation has entered into a new partnership with SMRT to supply and maintain a full fleet of mining equipment for Caribou Mine Operations. SMRT will be responsible and accountable for the maintenance of the fleet of equipment.
Currently, we are looking for an on-site Project Manager who will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective maintenance of the customer’s fleet of equipment in accordance with contract specifications and SMRT policies. The Project Manager works closely with the customer to identify and meet the customer’s expectations and defined KPIs. The position is also responsible for managing the workforce, safety planning, and fleet ensuring safety standards are consistent with the customer and Sandvik requirements.
The successful candidate must be located in Bathurst or Miramichi, New Brunswick or surrounding area.
  • Coordinates the development of mechanical maintenance plans and budgets in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Obtains approval and ensures the availability of appropriate spares for the maintenance of heavy mobile equipment as required.
  • Reviews and assesses mechanical maintenance plans, standards and budgets, including facility standards and work practices, to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
  • Reviews Project Plans to ensure heavy mobile equipment is maintained in a manner that supports production requirements and provides improvement feedback to customer.
  • Monitors adherence of site maintenance operations to maintenance plans. This will involve using performance measures and KPI’s as developed within the framework of the contract. This role will also involve developing new or additional measures as means of improving the quality and efficiency of the maintenance work carried out by SMRT.
  • Develops and implant continuous improvement plans
  • Ensures that the contractual KPIs are achieved (e.g. MTBF, availability, Safety, MTTR etc.) and develops new or additional measures as a means of improving the quality and efficiency of the maintenance performance.
  • Ensures project is operated within agreed financial targets.
  • Reviews the maintenance costs regularly with a view to continually improve contract cost efficiencies.
  • Produces and or assists in producing the monthly invoicing and provides support for the Quarterly contract review.
Technical Support
  • Provide equipment performance and applications feedback to SMRT and customer as required.
  • Contributes to the development of engineering technical standards. These standards will include facility standards and work practices.
  • Assists in capital expansions by providing technical advice and site supervisory expertise as required.
People Management and Development
  • Recruits, mentors, motivates, trains, evaluates and leads team members to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Process Support function.
Safety and Environment
  • Complies with SMRT safety policies and applicable government, customer or industry regulations or requirements.
  • Ensures the adherence to MSHA legislation for all work performed by Sandvik employees on site.
  • Identifies and reports any unsafe work habits.
  • Strives to find safer ways for customers to work with Sandvik’s products.
  • Ensures team reports are working in a safe manner and following Company Policies and Guidelines
Personal Leadership
  • Ensures that all activities are carried out in accordance with Company Values and current Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Stays current on industry developments, competitive offerings and issues affecting sales and customers.
  • Takes responsibility for personal development and enhancement of skills.
  • Proactively ensures community involvement within the area of responsibility.
  • Proactively maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of all systems, procedures and performance goals within the Region
Required Skills and Education:
  • 10 years’ related experience in the mining or heavy processing industry
  • Degree or diploma in mechanical discipline
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Ability to comprehend related schematics
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated, broad team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong active listening skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
  • Ability to develop knowledge of customer business processes in relation to product rebuild
  • Developed time management and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy
Sandvik offers a comprehensive compensation package including a retirement savings plan with matching, competitive health, dental, life and disability benefits, ongoing development and training.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates can apply online at www.sandvik.com/careers to the Project Manager Job Opening #350175.
We thank all applicants for their response, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
Sandvik is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every worker has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Deadline: 24 Mar
Job-ID: 350175