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Requisition ID 6007 – Posted 03/01/2023 – 7000 New Gold – Rainy River Mine – Emo, Ontario

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is to be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community enagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort France, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Min, located adjacent to the Ontario/Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario. The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

About the Role
Schedule: 14/14 – 12-hour days
Position Reports To: Supply Chain Manager
Position Overview:
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Procurement and Contracts Superintendent will be responsible for the procurement, contracts, and camp & logistics responsibilities within the Supply Chain department. This role will be responsible for capturing and processing all procurement and contracts activities within Rainy River Mine site.
This position is full-time and would work a 14/14 rotation. Originally the candidate would have 1 week overlap with Supply Chain Manager (14/14 schedule) for better alignment of the department plan and would eventually move into an opposite 14/14 schedule, becoming the 2IC for the department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of Tender Plan for Mine site with key end-users
  • Ensure that procurement and contracts employees follow and respect the Procurement Policy
  • Ensure that proper commercial review and analysis is done for all purchases
  • Ensure that risk is properly identified and managed through strong T&C’s in agreements
  • Develop a strong agreement with First Nation partners, ensuring the TCO for the mine site
  • Develop strong partnerships with key suppliers and contractors for the best service levels and supply agreements for the mine site
  • Create reports based on supplier spend and work on developing agreements based on long-term benefits for the mine site
  • Ensure that expediting reports are carried out by buyers
  • Ensure that procurement department is involved in all procurement activities at the mine site
  • Ensure camp and employee logistics are utilized in the most efficient manner
  • Ensure the Procurement and Contracts team are aligned with the mine requirements and needs


  • Minimum 10+ years related experience
  • Diploma or Certificate in Business Administration
  • Master’s in Business Administration preferred
  • CSCMP Designation preferred
  • Advance knowledge in Microsoft Office – Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills – detail oriented, accountability, responsibility
  • Works well under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills – able to prioritize
  • Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team player
  •  Go-getter personality
  • Takes initiative and ownership for work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with integrated management systems an asset
  • Experience with database systems an asset
  • Experience with SAP and Ariba software

Why New Gold?

  • Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and a quarterly incentive program
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefit
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
  • Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

Inclusion. Equal Opportunity. Accessibility.

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

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