B2Gold Corp. Mill Superintendent, West Africa – Mali Contract in Vancouver, BC

B2Gold Corp.

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Mill Superintendent, West Africa – Mali
Vancouver, BC

The primary role of the incumbent will be to provide leadership and support to the Operations team, troubleshoot major repairs and ensure full compliance with…

Mill Superintendent, West Africa – Mali

The Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.


Mill Superintendent, West Africa – Mali


A start-up opportunity exists for an incumbent to oversee the Process Plant and be responsible for the operation to agreed parameters.

Location and reporting structure

Reporting to the Mill Manager, this position will be a fly in – fly out rotation, based at the Fekola Gold Project in Mali.

Duties and responsibilities

As Mill Superintendent you will be accountable for the mill operations and employees’ safety plus their continuous development and improvement. It is essential that applicants have a desire to succeed in a developing nation and possess a professional attitude recognizing social sensibilities at all times. The primary role of the incumbent will be to provide leadership and support to the Operations team, troubleshoot major repairs and ensure full compliance with company standards, policies and procedures at all times. The role will be required to cover for periods of absence by the Mill Manager during rostered breaks and subsequently possess a high level of self-motivation and discipline to ensure efficiencies in all facets of the operation are achieved. Previous exposure to Maintenance systems and practices while not essential would be considered an advantage.

The success of the position will see a strong reliance on teamwork and the ability to work as part of a dynamic team is essential. The role will be involved in start-up hence previous experience at this level of an operation would be highly regarded. The ability to interact with other groups within the business to ensure the highest electro – mechanical availability is achieved at all times is a must.

Competencies and Requirements

The person we seek will have extensive experience in Mineral processing, preferably with a very strong background in gold and a minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience in a Senior Supervisory role at a similar level in a developing country. A Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering, or other related discipline, while not essential, would be highly regarded however persons with relevant industry experience are also encouraged to apply. The incumbent must be prepared to work on a long roster cycle, primarily located in Mali, West Africa and those with French or multi lingual abilities would be considered an advantage. It is vital that the applicant will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills and will be best suited to an individual with a strong hands on approach who leads by example at all times.


B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to [email protected] , and state Mill Superintendent, West Africa – Mali in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-30
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