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Location Boungou Mine– Burkina Faso
Schedule Rotation job 35/28 12 hours

Reporting to the Chief of service, Mill Operations

Fixed-term contract for an initial period of one or two years

As part of the plant start-up at the Boungou Mine, you will have an opportunity to share your in-depth knowledge of operations in a mineral processing plant as the go-to technical resource and coach. Your training as a mineral processing engineer and your many years of hands-on experience will help you assess your employees' technical skills, train them and identify those with high potential. You will support them in meeting our objectives and applying our practices in health and safety, continuous improvement and succession planning.

Main challenges and responsibilities

  • Participate in the activities of your operations team to identify sources of knowledge improvement and to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures, and environmental, health and safety (EHS) rules.
  • Design and offer training to employees, increasing their knowledge and skills, in order to meet production targets.
  • Identify employees who may be promoted to supervisory roles and assist them in their professional development.
  • Act as a technical reference on matters such as standard operating procedures and best health and safety practices.
  • Participate in projects that improve and optimize plant operations.
  • Support preventive and predictive maintenance activities.

Your profile and skills

  • Mineral processing engineer or any combination of training and relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of recognized industrial or mining experience, some of which involving training or coaching roles.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, listening and oral communication skills in English and French. Note that the working language is French

To make a difference

  • Experience with continuous improvement techniques.
  • Work experience abroad, an asset.
  • Knowledge and sustained interest in health and safety and the environment


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