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Manager, Value Delivery, Ore Body Knowledge - RACE21

Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: July 10, 2020

 

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Find out more about RACE21™ on our website!

 

Reporting to the Director, Value Delivery, the Manager, Value Delivery, Ore Body Knowledge Analytics is responsible for the development and execution of Teck’s Ore Body Knowledge Analytics roadmap. Activities include evaluating opportunities for the application of advanced analytics to Ore Body Knowledge and developing products based on found opportunities. You will also deploy products in coordination with our sites and subject matter specialists to achieve clearly demonstrable and sustainable business value.

 

This role is an exciting opportunity to help enable Ore Body Knowledge as a foundational element of groundbreaking innovation across the value chain by connecting it to our ongoing RACE21 initiatives.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Define and execute a portfolio of analytics products for Ore Body Knowledge that has clear business cases, strong end user consensus, and is reflected in site plans and continuous improvement trackers
  • Maintain initiatives at various stages of maturity to ensure a balanced pipeline
  • Ensure projects are prioritized to reflect RACE21 and site team capacity
  • Coordinate at least one digital team (“squad”) for end to end delivery, involving the coordination of at least five distinct subject areas, that will combine internal Teck resources, consultants, and contractors
  • Integrate efforts with other relevant RACE21 teams
  • Supervise and manage multiple external vendors

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or equivalent experience is required; Masters is a plus
  • Expertise in ore body knowledge and rock characterization
  • Understanding of the risk and uncertainty associated with ore body variability across the mining value chain. This could include, but is not limited to, geoscience, coal quality, geometallurgy, and resource estimation and development
  • Operational mine geology or engineering experience including ore sorting, ore tracking, and stockpile modelling, with some involvement in the development or deployment of advanced analytics in this domain
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models, a knowledge of “agile” and traditional project management principles and practices, and the ability to blend them together
  • A proven track record in data science, data engineering, or software engineering in the resource industry
  • Familiarity with mine site software packages, such as mine planning and dispatch tools
  • On site experience in the resource industry leading Continuous Improvement teams, with experience deploying advanced analytics products in an operational context
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and constantly evolving environments
  • Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, collaborating, networking, team building, and experience interacting with individuals from both technology organizations and operational sites, at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability leading teams composed of individuals with disparate proficiencies such as analytics, ore body knowledge subject matter expertise, software development, systems integration, and continuous improvement

 

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 and energy. 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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources

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