Manager, Mine Technical Services


Aranzazu Plant


Aranzazu Holding, S.A.de C.V., a subsidiary of Aura Minerals, Inc., is seeking a Manager, Technical Servicesfor its Aranzazu Mine in Zacatecas, Mexico. Reporting to the Mine Manager; the Manager, Technical Serviceswill be a memberof thesenior leadership team with specificresponsibility to develop the strategic plan for the Aranzazu Mine in Mexico. This role will also be responsible for overseeing and providing leadership to the Engineering andGeology teams. Other duties include, but are not limited to:

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Developmining methods to improve mining economics, effectiveness and safety, as well as minimize environmental impacts
  • Develop and optimizemine designs, production procedures and systems, mine production planning, scheduling, as well as drill and blast designs
  • Monitor realization of targets for production, grade quality of ore, utilization of workforce and equipment and submit regular reports on costs and performance of mining and projects
  • Collaborate with the Engineering and Geology teams to develop solutions to geological and engineering problems and provide project engineering management and geological resource/reserve ore body data for operations at the mine site
  • Perform feasibility studies, plausible mining scenarios, cost estimates and estimates of production potential for existing mine opportunities or potential new mine sites
  • Ensurethe mine operates in a manner consistent with existing department policies, programs, procedures and legislative/regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that production targets are achieved and mineral resource and reserve data estimates and extraction are optimized
  • Develop annual strategic plans and Life of Mine Plans
  • Determine safe and efficient means of mining mineral deposits
  • Participate in safety, environmental and quality control processes and initiatives
  • Facilitate problem solving and implementation of solutions, in liaison with all engineers, geologists and other departments
  • Lead and develop team members of the Engineering and Geology teams to have a skilled, qualified and continuously improving workforce through coaching and mentoring
  • Coordinate and compiledata for theoperating and capital budgets
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Fluency in Spanish, both oral and written
  • A BSc in Mine Engineering with7 to 10 years of progressive “hands on” professional experience, with the majority in underground mining
  • High level of computer literacy as applied to mine engineering
  • Ability to read and understand mine plans using software such as Mine 24D (EPS), AutoCAD, A-Mine and advanced Excel
  • Must be familiar with underground ventilation methods and the use of ventilation software such as VnetPC
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Capability to work positively with a team of professional and technical people in a changing, creative and energetic environment

Non-Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • Fluency in English and Portuguese

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