Website New Gold

Requisition ID 5713 – Posted 08/02/2022 – 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 be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way 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 engagement
  •     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 Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, 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
Title: Senior Mine Supervisor
Schedule: 7/7 – 12-13 hour day
Position Reports To: Mine Superintendent
Position Overview:
The Senior Mine Supervisor plays an integral part ensuring the mine operations is operated effectively and safely in day-to-day operations. This position works closely with the mine superintendent to plan, organize, and control mine activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Mine operating teams ensuring efficient mine operations
  • Ensure that mining production targets, schedules and priorities for the Mining teams are safely achieved
  • Plan, organize and control mine activities
  • Ensure that the mine produces at the lowest possible cost while achieving planned targets
  • Ensure Mining teams are informed of priorities and any changes to priorities
  • Maintain safety and environmental systems consistent with business policies
  • Regularly tour and inspect the Mine to identify and address any health and safety, environmental, production, equipment, and employee issues
  • Collaborate with the Mine Technical, Maintenance and Contractor teams to efficiently execute mine plans
  • Manage the Mine operating team
  • Provide assistance to the HR team and ownership in the hiring of Mine employees
  • Engage and lead the mine operating teams in a Zero Harm, open communication and continuous improvement culture
  • Ensure employees have a clear understanding of work objectives and expectations of performance levels
  • Ensure that direct reports are provided with the training required for their current tasks and future needs
  • Collaborate with HR for Employee Relations & Investigations
  • Ensure all incidents are entered in INX in a timely manner
  • Mange and enter leave and exceptions reporting & updating rosters


  • A minimum of 7 years’ mining experience or equivalent industrial type environment with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Must have drilling, blasting and/or road and mud dump development experience
  • Solid understanding and experience of open pit mining practices and equipment capabilities
  • Solid working knowledge and understanding of safety and environmental requirements and of mining procedures
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations for mines
  • Well-developed planning, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, communication and organization skills
  • Work in a team environment to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and commitment to safety

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
  • Camp & Travel Allowance provided

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 forma contractual arrangement with the Company.  Any resume or other 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, color, 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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