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Lead, Technology and Innovation - Race21


Elkford, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: February 4, 2022


Want to make a difference? We are embarking on a technological journey that will change mining forever! Join a fast paced, high energy, and dynamic team that is modernizing mining for the future.

Find out more about RACE21™ on our website!

Reporting to the General Manager, the Lead, Technology and Innovation - RACE21™ (at Teck known as the Lead - RACE21™) is responsible for supervising and mentoring the RACE21™ Implementation Team. This team will prioritize and implement vital RACE21™ initiatives in collaboration with teams from across multiple departments.

To be successful, we are looking for someone who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who can influence, build consensus, and lead teams comprised of professionals of different proficiencies. The ability to communicate concepts effectively to all levels of personnel, and specifically to facilitate senior management decisions, would be vital for success. The successful candidate would also possess initiative and an ability to deliver results in constantly evolving environments. Finally, we are looking for an individual with sophisticated decision making, strategic planning, change management and organizational abilities.

Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Working a compressed work week with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Define, execute, and prioritize a site roadmap of analytics and technology products that has strong user consensus, is reflected in site plans and continuous improvement trackers, has clear business cases, and has a balanced development pipeline
  • Lead Idea Generating Sessions and participate in early stages of idea vetting and refinement; prioritize ideas to prepare for management review
  • Support integration of effective change management processes at site
  • Collaborate with site management to ensure a high level of awareness on RACE21™ initiatives, provide project timeline updates, and drive sustainable execution
  • Collaborate with end users on the requirements to successfully sustain the RACE21™ initiative after its hand-over to the department



  • Professional Accounting or BSc Engineering designation, such as CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, P-ENG, or equivalent technical experience
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive, senior level, industrial experience; experience in mining would be an asset
  • Broad understanding of the business of mining and ability to clearly articulate value propositions for strategic investments in technology
  • Strong project management experience and analytical skills
  • Proven dedication to ethical management behaviors and business, and reporting practices

About Teck

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.


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.  
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and 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. 


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.


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