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Mine Supervisor

Position: Underground Mine Supervisor

Location: Eagle Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA


General Description:

The underground mine supervisor is responsible for supervising the onsite mining contractor and equipment on a shift-by-shift basis and ensure all aspects of the underground operations are being met and optimized to achieve Eagle Mine’s objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee an underground mining contractor to safely and effectively complete underground operations objectives

  • Oversee the safety of all underground operations, recognizing health and safety hazards and correcting them as soon as possible

  • Conduct frequent workplace inspections

  • Evaluate, prioritize, plan, and assign the mining contractor to safely complete necessary underground mining operations

  • Coordinate with Eagle technical services to ensure compliance with mine design, mine planning, and ground support

  • Coordinate with the mobile maintenance department to ensure equipment performs per the plan

  • Monitor operation of mobile equipment

  • Monitor and ensure contractor compliance of policies and procedures

  • Assist in developing daily plans that support weekly mine plans

  • Occasionally use hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and other mechanical tools and equipment to assist operations

  • Other duties as assigned


Education, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in the mining industry, preferably in an underground operations environment

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience at supervisory level preferred

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office, Deswik OPS

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to problem solve and manage conflicting priorities

  • Good knowledge of safe operating procedures, safety rules, policies, emergency procedures, and MSHA requirements


Key Personal Competencies:

  • Action oriented – Drives others to take timely action, Identifies and seizes new opportunities

  • Ensures Accountability – Accepts responsibility for successes and failures of own work and team’s work

  • Decision Quality – Synthesizes information, experience, and inputs to determine the best course of action

  • Collaborates – Facilitates effective collaboration among coworkers and external partners

  • Communicates Effectively – Practices active and attentive listening skills to verify understanding

  • Manages Ambiguity – Coaches others in finding solutions despite incomplete information

  • Drives Engagement – Ensures that all team members are motivated to work toward common goals

  • Plans and Aligns - Ensures that the team’s plans and priorities are aligned with the organization

  • Strategic Mindset – Leads the team to pursue possibilities that will create sustainable value

  • Builds Effective Teams – Ensures that the team has the right mix of skills and leverages strengths


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 “Underground Mine Supervisor” to

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