Area Quarry Manager
Manage quarry operations for quarry sites in California and Arizona. Maintain an adequate supply of ore at the plant sites based on budget and plant requirements. Optimize all quarry and plant feed activities with a focus on QSHE, plant expectations, satisfying mine plans, developing and implementing continuous improvement, and cost improvements.
Maintain safe working conditions and practices.
Manage the QSHE system procedures.
Manage mining at the quarries in accordance with the mine plans. Recommend modifications to the mining plan if conditions should change or if mining could be done in a more efficient way.
Assure that geologic monitoring and pre-mining ore control drilling and sampling is completed in support of short, medium and long-term mine planning.
Minimize degradation of high quality ore by properly and carefully separating high and low-quality material.
Determine economic methods of quarrying and ore processing to optimize feed stone recovery (maximum recovery at minimum cost by providing the feed stone quality required).
Ensure that all Omya and Contractor crushing equipment is operating at optimum performance levels to achieve high quality, maximum productivity and low production costs while still meeting compliance standards.
Direct rolling stock and crusher maintenance activities. Follows up to insure satisfactory completion.
Ensure that operations and equipment are operated in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Maintain and establish budgets and capital expenditure plans with Quarry and Controllers. Implement new plans to achieve all goals and budgets.
Develop, maintain, and analyze cost reports for both quarry operation and development activities to ensure cost efficiency.
Maintain and enhance cost performance monitoring of all aspects of quarry operations including development, production, primary processing (crushing, screening), transportation (on site and to Plants) and management of overburden, waste rock and tailings placement.
Conduct feasibility studies to determine optimal mining methods, equipment selection, quarry site facilities, capital and operating costs, and manpower for existing and future quarry concepts as requested.
Maintain, negotiate, and improve contracts for mining, drilling and blasting, and hauling.
Assure optimal drilling and blasting methods are used for specific quarry .
Perform work duties in accordance with Omya Quality Systems Manual procedures and ISO standards. Develop and maintain control of QC documentation for mineral contaminant reduction for Region Americas Geology and Mining.
Other duties as assigned.