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Team Lead, RACE Strategy


Anchorage, AK, US

Closing Date:  February 2, 2022

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Team Lead, Strategy. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role. 

Reporting to the Superintendent of Strategic Planning and Development, the Team Lead, RACE Strategy is accountable for developing the strategic (RACE) improvement roadmap at Red Dog and is responsible for providing leadership to on-site RACE personnel in the execution of improvement initiatives. The team lead is directly responsible for implementing the roadmap that supports the site’s strategic vision by linking together all critical support functions across domains. 

This position will be located in the Anchorage Teck office; work schedule will be Monday - Friday 8am-5pm


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support large initiatives with communication and adoption strategies with a focus around organizational change management best practices
  • Ensure implementation of continuous improvement principles in accordance with Teck standards including the tracking of initiatives through the stage gate process
  • Meet the requirements of the accounting best practices for managing capital projects including, submitting an AR, tracking costs, and closing accounts
  • Responsible for the economic analyses and AR development to determine the value of each improvement program and its initiatives  
  • Lead the annual budget planning cycle for RACE activities that will support the strategic roadmap developed
  • Communicate effectively with the operating departments (Mine, Mill, Maintenance and Tailings & Water) to create a realistic strategic roadmap that meets the long-term objectives
  • Strong collaboration with other Red Dog departments and confirms results with staff and management; incorporating feedback
  • Establish collaborative relationships with RACE functions (Value Delivery, Digital) as well as peers at other Teck sites to support development of the strategic RACE roadmap at Red Dog and to share learnings from Red Dog more broadly across Teck
  • Identify the key drivers of the business and define goals, objectives, and targets of those drivers
  • Make recommendations site wide about allocation of resources and assign responsibilities to manage the ideas pipeline
  • Recommends business simplification opportunities as recognized and oversee implementation
  • Support the training and development of the RACE personnel to integrate with site and meet site requirements
  • Protect the safety and health of employees by promoting safe working procedures and health programs in accordance with Company policy and appropriate regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Degree in Finance, Engineering, or Processing, or other related field
  • 5+ years in the mining industry in an open pit/underground setting and/or digital environment
  • Experienced leader with ability to engage, build trust, inspire change, direct and lead a high-performance team
  • Strong technical background with a broad spectrum of projects in mine, process, maintenance, environment, sustainability, etc. is required
  • Solid strategic mindset with an emphasis on setting a vision or future state
  • Advanced analytical, problem solving, prioritization and decision making abilities
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work effectively across all levels of the business
  • Capable of working efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19, subject to an exemption approved by Teck Alaska.

Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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