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Mill Operator - 
Level 1

Position: Mill Operator – Level 1

Location: Eagle Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA

General Description: 

Operates loaders, crushing equipment, dust collectors, conveyors, moves and loads rail cars, during operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates crushing system or loads rail cars with concentrate, practices good housekeeping

  • Operates DCS system to start, stop, monitor, and adjust equipment for proper operation of the crushing equipment

  • Uses shovels, hoses, slings, hand tools, to clean areas and performs minor maintenance

  • Operates end loaders, forklifts, rail car mover, overhead cranes, rock breaker, and pick-up trucks

  • Performs routine maintenance, including lubrication, of the crusher system and mobile equipment and operates within environmental permits

  • Completes daily Pre-Task Hazard Assessments, daily inspects work area and corrects any potential hazards

  • Inspects fire extinguishers, safety showers, and emergency lighting for proper operation

  • Cleans working, storage and other areas as required

  • May be required to train or assist in training of others

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education, qualifications and experience:

  • Previous crusher, concentrator, mobile equipment experiences preferred


Key Personal Competencies:

  • Action oriented and produces results – tasks are accomplished within required timeframes

  • Leadership – accepts responsibility and accountability

  • Integrity and trust – operates by personally defined set of ethics and values

  • Decision making – correct, appropriate, timely, based on sound judgment, business sense and technical data

  • Communications – clear, concise, objective, well organized, is an active listener

  • Technical excellence, analysis, problem solving – subject matter expert, researches/support proper solutions

  • Ingenuity and resourcefulness – utilizes resources effectively and efficiently, thinks outside the box

  • Organized – activities are logically and appropriately prepared, coordinated and conducted

  • Planning and scheduling – work is planned properly, scheduled effectively, and accomplished efficiently

  • Quality – output meets/exceeds standards, is accurate and complete

  • Team work – works collaboratively focusing on team needs, provides recognition, is open and supportive

  • Flexibility – accepts change and is open to and supportive of innovative ideas and methods


HSEC Accountabilities:

Everyone in the workplace is responsible for his or her own safety and for the safety of their co-workers. Employees are responsible for performing all tasks in accordance with relevant HSEC Site Procedures, so as to work safely and keep the workplace safe.  Lundin Mining Company is responsible for determining steps required to ensure health and safety of all employees, protection of the environment, and the community. Specifically, all employees must:

  • Accept personal responsibility for HSEC

  • Identify hazards, unsafe actions, and conditions that could result in damage to property, injury, impacts to the environment, and the community

  • Obey any instruction issued to protect their own personal health and safety, and the health and safety of others, protection of the environment and the community.

  • Report, as soon as practicable to their Manager any situations where HSEC requirements are not being conformed to within their work area

  • Avoid endangerment to any other person through any act or omission

  • Only use equipment you are trained to use and operate the equipment in a way that is safe, protects the environment and doesn’t cause undue community impacts.

  • Participate in HSEC training provided to them

  • Report all incidents; including but not limited to injuries, near miss, community interactions   and impacts, environmental impacts, spills, unsafe work practices, etc.

To apply, or to find out more about this role please submit your resume, referencing “Mill Operator Level 1” to


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