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Senior Production Coordinator, Mine


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  April 15, 2023


Reporting to the Manager- Mine and Port, the Mine Senior Production Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the 24-hour production plan for the RDO Mine Operation. The role will work with mine operations, maintenance, and the mine technical teams to support trade-offs and decision making to deal with any variances to plan that occur throughout the shift and ensure that key operating strategies are in place, understood and being effectively followed. The Senior Production Coordinator will also work closely with the planning teams to ensure that variances that occur during the shift are effectively communicated, incorporated into the next planning cycle, and lessons learned are applied to future plans.


To be successful, this role will require a candidate with excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, who can build relationships across multi-disciplinary teams. This role requires a self-motivated individual who is driven to make data-based decisions and can handle contending priorities in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary, and dynamic environment.


Key outcomes the role is intended to support:

  • Strong execution compliance to the 24-hour plan through effective coordination.
  • Decision making that considers the entire value chain and therefore is aimed at maximizing the key business outcomes for the site. The role will improve consistency in decision making to manage variances and non-compliance to plan.


Leadership forms the basis of a safe and healthy workplace and involves both making a commitment to put health and safety into action and proactively managing it.  The incumbent will lead by example and will be a champion for safety.


Rotation schedule will be an even rotation, 2 weeks on-site and 2 weeks off-site




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor Teck’s commitment to health, safety, environmental and community (HSEC) protection
  • Build effective working relationships with key staff in the Mine Operations, Maintenance and Mill Operations
  • Provide day-to-day support to develop and communicate the Shift Plan, including defining project priorities, supporting In-Shift Coordination with a focus on bottlenecks and maximizing key business outcomes
  • Drive the RDO variance response process to assess, develop and communicate action plans to address in shift variances. Ensure that key operating strategies are in place, understood and being effectively followed
  • Responsible for In-Shift Coordination (in-shift trade-off decisions, and plan recovery scenario analysis)
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the operation by identifying and mitigating non-value adding activities and inefficiencies
  • Coordinate shift handovers between various execution teams and support the development of the integrated shift execution plan
  • Coordinate the short interval control meeting in order to adjust the shift execution plan based on actual conditions so that short term execution targets can be achieved
  • Communicate variances to plan during integrated targeting meeting
  • Provide feedback to the Planning team on trade-offs completed in-shift that need to be incorporated into the upcoming Shift Plan
  • Provide coordination at key interfaces with Execution, including Mine & Mill Operations and Maintenance to ensure plan priorities are being driven and variance responses are being communicated effectively across teams
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering degree (Mining, Industrial, Geological, etc) is required
  • Minimum ten (8) years working in an mining environment with strong knowledge of mine planning, scheduling, and the overall mine operational environment
  • Strong communicator, able to clearly and concisely communicate with key stakeholders
  • Highly motivated team player with ability to develop strong relationships across multi operational disciplines
  • Exhibit courageous leadership in providing guidance in a variety of situations and environments
  • Efficiently work under high pressure situations and embed effective time management in execution of responsibilities
  • Basic understanding of mine dispatch and control room routines
  • Advanced software skills in MS Office especially spreadsheet
  • Knowledge of PowerBI and/or other data analytics platforms
  • Familiarity with Mine Planning Software (Minesite, Deswik, Vulcan or other)



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.


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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.

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