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Mining Manager

Posted by: Argonaut Gold Inc.
Posting date: June 28, 2022      Closing date: November 27, 2022
Posting date: June 28, 2022
Closing date: November 27, 2022
Job location: Toronto - ON, Canada
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Manager & Executive
Job id: 20220628-191903

Job summary:

Reporting to the Vice President/General Manager, the Mining Manager will plan, administer and review the production activities of the mining operation to optimize resource use, minimize costs and maintain quality standards. The Mine Manager will inspire the mining team to create a safe, motivated and productive environment which leads to innovative continuous improvement, and will participate in the overall management of the operations to ensure production and profitability targets.

Job description:

Industry: Exploration, mine development and production.


Company operating name: Prodigy Gold (subsidiary of Argonaut Gold Inc.)


Business Address: 100 King Street West, Suite 5700 Toronto ON M5X1A4

Title of position: Mining Manager

Terms of employment: Full-time and permanent.

  • Rotation of 4 days on of work, followed by 3 days off
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Hours may vary

Numbers of positions available: 1

Job Duties:

  • Directs the formulation and operations of mining production strategies, policies and plans
  • Plans production schedules, labor and material input requirements to meet output quantity, quality, timing and efficiency specifications
  • Directs the development of sound strategic plans and life of mine schedules
  • Recommend operational changes to ensure that the mine maintenance program meets fleet availability targets.
  • Coordinates the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • Conduct research, evaluates and applies new and improved methods and products to mine production
  • Oversee the acquisition and installation of new machinery
  • Oversee updates of mineral resource and ore reserve estimates, as well as grade control, to ensure production quotas are met
  • Monitor production costs and adjusts processes and resources to minimize costs and maximize efficiency
  • Control the preparation of production records and reports for review

Skills Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree not required but considered an asset

Professional Experience

  • 10 years of experience working in the mining sector required, including at least 5 years at the supervisory/managerial level
  • Experience in employee relations
  • Experience in managing budgetary targets
  • Experience providing recommendations and guidance to support mine operations
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills
  • Experience in managing safety regulations
  • Experience in preparing production/budget reports
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • In depth understanding of open-pit mining



Salary Range: $140,000.00 to $200,000.00 per annum

Eligible for a bonus of up to 25% of base salary



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP matching

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.


Location of Work: 

  • The role is located at the Magino Mine, which is approximately 14 km southeast Debreuilville, Ontario, Canada.
  • Some travel may be required away from principal job site yearly.


Language of Work: English


Personal Suitability:

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Ability to engage and influence Senior leaders and other key stakeholders;
  • Self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude, ability to give direction;
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to continually prioritize workload and respond to top priorities with a sense of urgency;
  • Detail-oriented with both the ambition and willingness to dive into the details necessary to accomplish responsibilities and solve problems; and
  • Effective leadership and the ability to build a strong team culture.

How to Apply:

Please confirm your interest in the position and provide your resume to the following email address  Please address your email to Connor Ranger, Superintendent, HR & Community Development.