Website Impala Canada Ltd.

Who We Are:
Impala Canada is the only Canadian primary palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and one of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 700 of Canada’s best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture of safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. With a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer.

Planning & Reliability General Foreman

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager working 4 days on followed by 3 days off, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing maintenance planning and reliability functions for the mine site. This includes mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and mobile equipment for the underground, surface operations, fixed plant and mill. The successful applicant will be capable of effectively managing capacity and resources required to address backlog, as well as identify opportunities to reduce or eliminate downtime through preventive and predictive maintenance. This position is also responsible for planning all non-emergency maintenance work including day-to-day activities, short-term outages, and planned shutdowns.


  • Ensure all planning and reliability personnel perform their activities in a safe manner that follows all company policies and procedures
  • Oversee planning of daily routine and non-routine maintenance work
  • Plan material, labour and tools needed for all non-emergency maintenance work
  • Work closely with onsite and outside contractors to ensure all projects are planned and executed on time and on budget
  • Conducts weekly meetings with each department and project engineering to coordinate short term and long term planned equipment downtime needs
  • Reviews and issues weekly PM schedules to all departments
  • Analyzes results of the preventative/predictive maintenance programs and takes corrective action as required Maintains all aspects of the CMMS system
  • Maintains all aspects of the CMMS system
  • Develop and plan life cycle of critical equipment
  • Identify work requests that need to be included in the MOC process to ensure this process is completed prior to the work order being issued

Preferred skills and technical competencies expected of the successful candidate would be previous experience in scheduling, navigating Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (4site) as well as high level of competency in Microsoft office programs. Strong verbal and written communication skills coupled with a demonstrated level of leadership and organizational skills.
The ideal applicant will have a minimum of 10 years experience in an industrial setting; preferred mining related field in electrical/instrumentation, mechanical, mobile equipment with related post secondary education or trade certification. Experienced in communicating with OEM or other suppliers for procurement, kitting and staging for planned jobs. A portion of this planned work will be underground related and require time spent in that setting, underground common core is considered an asset for this position.

What’s in it for You:
The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of competitive wage, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the mine site. On your off duty time enjoy various outdoor and indoor extracurricular activities.

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Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing. Proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be required as a condition of employment for new hires.

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