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Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) is an international mining and natural resources company.    * The largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America.    * A major supplier of direct-shipping lump and fines iron ore out of Australia.    * A significant producer of high and low volatile metallurgical coal. Driven by the core values of social, environmental and capital stewardship, Cliffs associates across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and fi... Read More

Address      200 Public Sq # 3300, Cleveland, OH
Website      www.cliffsnaturalresources.com
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Section Manager Mine Engineering


Provides leadership, direction, and coordination of Mine Engineering activities in a Cliffs’ managed mines to support operational objectives and Cliffs’ core values.

Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions

These are the individual tasks the candidate must be capable of performing.

•A strong safety ethic.

•Direct, coordinate, and provide leadership on mine planning procedures and activities to meet established plans, budgets, and targets of performance for the Mine Engineering section.

•Ensure proper development, presentation, and monitoring of mine plans, mine designs, and schedules, ensure goals and objectives are agreed upon, provide leadership in meeting goals.

•Ensure business improvement objectives are met.

•Coordinate a functional interface between mine engineering and operations for execution and monitoring of mine plans.

•Coordinate planning and investigation initiatives to identify and resolve long range planning issues.

•Evaluate and recommend Mine Engineering manpower resource requirements and opportunities.

•Facilitate open and productive communication between Mine Engineering, its in-house suppliers and customers, and Management.

•Facilitate geology and metallurgical investigations with the intention of identifying geological drivers of metallurgical performance, control indicators, and long range development requirements.

•Manage department budgets to ensure projects are successfully completed within financial goals.

Education/Experience Requirements

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering or related degree.

Experience:

A minimum of 5 years experience in Mine Engineering and Operations, with experience in leadership and management roles.

Experience with Mine Planning software

Work history including mine design and engineering, mine operation supervision, mine equipment estimating.

Work history including ore quality tracking and reporting

Core Basic Job Knowledge – understands theories, principles, procedures, systems, and techniques in the field of mine engineering. Applies the knowledge and skills needed to do the job, including technical competence in mine planning and familiarity with practices of the organization and industry. Demonstrates the ability to learn new material and information technology, and uses it to enhance job-related skills. Advanced user of mining software products and operating applications, including Vulcan, Whittle, and others. Advanced user of multiple mining software products and operating applications; including Vulcan, Whittle, Surpac, and others.

Core Business Skills

◦Basic Job Knowledge – understands theories, principles, procedures, systems, and techniques in the field of mine engineering. Applies the knowledge and skills needed to do the job, including technical competence in mine planning and familiarity with practices of the organization and industry. Demonstrates the ability to learn new material and information technology, and uses it to enhance job-related skills. Advanced user of mining software products and operating applications, including Vulcan, Whittle, and others. Advanced user of multiple mining software products and operating applications; including Vulcan, Whittle, Surpac, and others.

◦Competent with pit optimization theory and applicable software application

- with surface pit design and scheduling fundamentals

- with grade management and blending methods

- with database systems, scripting, and reporting

◦Job Knowledge- Demonstrates a clear understanding of policies and procedures of operation; complies with and applies policies and procedures appropriately. Keeps current with and effectively applies new work methods, skills and technologies to complete work. Assesses situation accurately and determines appropriate action.

◦Business Acumen- Makes decisions with a clear understanding of how these decisions affect efficiency, effectiveness and ultimately financial results or how they are tied to the organization's goals and objectives.

◦Continuous Improvement Skill Set- Focuses on processes contributing to positive outcomes. Looks for ways to streamline work processes, reduce rework, eliminates redundancies. Motivates others to translate ideas into actions. Champions incremental improvements in work processes and results.

◦Communication Skills – sends and receives information (written and oral) in a clear, accurate, concise, and effective manner. Openly shares appropriate information with other members of the organization. Effective at transferring theory into understandable practical applications.

◦Analytical Ability/Perceptiveness – learns new material quickly, understands abstract concepts, recognizes subtle interrelationships, and handles complexity.

◦Motivation, Commitment, and Accountability – takes charge and makes things happen through the effective actions of others. Establishes and holds self accountable to high performance standards.

◦Teamwork/Work Relationships – interacts with others in ways that enhance understanding and respect. Develops good working relationships and deals effectively with conflict.

◦Creativity – develops alternative approaches that extend beyond conventional thinking and practices.

◦Financial Management/Cost Control – conducts business in a manner that reflects fiscal responsibility. Identifies, communicates, and implements opportunities for cost reduction by analyzing and improving productivity and efficiency, assessing risk, reducing expenditures, and eliminating waste. Develops plans/designs that are both practical and cost-effective.

Working with People

◦Integrity- Is known for honesty with team and management. Follows through answering questions and requests. Does not dodge or ignore issues. Acts on outstanding and poor performance. Does not "walk by" uncomfortable situations.

◦Trust, Respect, and Open Communications- Treats fellow employees and subordinates with respect; willing to actively listen to others. Follows through on your promises, or explains when cannot do so. Does not ignore problems, is clear in expectations. Seeks honest input subordinates, allows decision making authority whenever possible, and explains to others the basis for decisions affecting them.

◦Recognize and Reward Achievement- Publicly recognizes the effort put forth by team members during regular crew/department meetings. Provides training and developmental assignments for team. Completes Balanced Scorecards reviews in a timely and meaningful manner. Submits promotion materials as appropriate for direct reports. Recognizes extra effort put forth by individuals both informally and by letters to employee(s).

◦Teamwork- Insures Leader Standard work practices in work area are well understood and direct reports work together to carry the specific tasks out. Participates on BI teams as a leader or team member. Demonstrates cooperation with all departments during planning sessions and provides resources to other areas when needed.

Making a Difference

◦Bias for Action- Values action over theory. Demonstrates desire to move beyond ideas. Self generated action.

◦Group and Individual Accountability- Acts as role model. Consistently lives by company values. Does not play favorites. Is candid and willing to make unpopular decisions. Clearly defines what expectations are, measures individual work performance against those expectations and gives balanced, consistent feedback.

◦Customer Focus- Commits team to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers. Seeks customers' needs. Acts with customer in mind. Receives firsthand stakeholder information and assesses it to measure stakeholder satisfaction. Builds and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders and gains their trust and respect

◦Creating Economic Value- Marshalls resources efficiently and effectively in pursuit of functional or operational goals. Utilizes and promotes current business improvement processes and procedures to improve current operating methods and techniques identifying and eliminating waste.

◦Environmental Stewardship- Ensures all site and local environmental related policies, procedures and laws are followed and updated. Gives feedback on policies and procedures based on job knowledge and experience.

◦Safe Production- Learns, understands and trains others in safety policies, procedures and tools. Shows commitment to personal safety plan. Never violates a company policy or guideline regarding safety. If appropriate to job, expects and inspects for utilization of tools such as Take 5, Workplace Design and Interactions.; plans emphasize execution to accomplish continual improvement to Zero; and holds crew and peers accountable for same.

◦Thinks and Acts Strategically- Takes time to step back and look at big picture before taking action. Develops 1-year plans to produce results. Able to simplify issues and implement a plan to address.

◦Change and Adaptability- Strives for continuous improvements in processes. Constantly challenges current thinking regarding people and processes and recommends changes to improve. Treats change as an opportunity for learning and growth.

◦An ideal candidate should have the ability to identify and define business questions and issues, and develop strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analysis. He/she will have experience developing and designing implementation plans to drive execution. The candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management.

◦Must possess strong communication skills. The ability to speak to groups large and small and communicate corporate strategy or financial analysis clearly.

◦Must possess a high level of initiative; excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to interact with senior management levels and work in a fast-paced environment; strong math skills; problem analysis and problem resolution skills; and a high degree of professionalism.

◦Must be able to take projects and manage to completion. Negotiation and presentation skills also required.

◦Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, strong business acumen and technical expertise in all areas of global finance and accounting

Competent with pit optimization theory and applicable software application

- with surface pit design and scheduling fundamentals

- with grade management and blending methods

- with database systems, scripting, and reporting

•Job Knowledge- Demonstrates a clear understanding of policies and procedures of operation; complies with and applies policies and procedures appropriately. Keeps current with and effectively applies new work methods, skills and technologies to complete work. Assesses situation accurately and determines appropriate action.

•Business Acumen- Makes decisions with a clear understanding of how these decisions affect efficiency, effectiveness and ultimately financial results or how they are tied to the organization's goals and objectives.

•Continuous Improvement Skill Set- Focuses on processes contributing to positive outcomes. Looks for ways to streamline work processes, reduce rework, eliminates redundancies. Motivates others to translate ideas into actions. Champions incremental improvements in work processes and results.

•Communication Skills – sends and receives information (written and oral) in a clear, accurate, concise, and effective manner. Openly shares appropriate information with other members of the organization. Effective at transferring theory into understandable practical applications.

•Analytical Ability/Perceptiveness – learns new material quickly, understands abstract concepts, recognizes subtle interrelationships, and handles complexity.

•Motivation, Commitment, and Accountability – takes charge and makes things happen through the effective actions of others. Establishes and holds self accountable to high performance standards.

•Teamwork/Work Relationships – interacts with others in ways that enhance understanding and respect. Develops good working relationships and deals effectively with conflict.

•Creativity – develops alternative approaches that extend beyond conventional thinking and practices.

•Financial Management/Cost Control – conducts business in a manner that reflects fiscal responsibility. Identifies, communicates, and implements opportunities for cost reduction by analyzing and improving productivity and efficiency, assessing risk, reducing expenditures, and eliminating waste. Develops plans/designs that are both practical and cost-effective.

Working with People

•Integrity- Is known for honesty with team and management. Follows through answering questions and requests. Does not dodge or ignore issues. Acts on outstanding and poor performance. Does not "walk by" uncomfortable situations.

•Trust, Respect, and Open Communications- Treats fellow employees and subordinates with respect; willing to actively listen to others. Follows through on your promises, or explains when cannot do so. Does not ignore problems, is clear in expectations. Seeks honest input subordinates, allows decision making authority whenever possible, and explains to others the basis for decisions affecting them.

•Recognize and Reward Achievement- Publicly recognizes the effort put forth by team members during regular crew/department meetings. Provides training and developmental assignments for team. Completes Balanced Scorecards reviews in a timely and meaningful manner. Submits promotion materials as appropriate for direct reports. Recognizes extra effort put forth by individuals both informally and by letters to employee(s).

•Teamwork- Insures Leader Standard work practices in work area are well understood and direct reports work together to carry the specific tasks out. Participates on BI teams as a leader or team member. Demonstrates cooperation with all departments during planning sessions and provides resources to other areas when needed.

Making a Difference

•Bias for Action- Values action over theory. Demonstrates desire to move beyond ideas. Self generated action.

•Group and Individual Accountability- Acts as role model. Consistently lives by company values. Does not play favorites. Is candid and willing to make unpopular decisions. Clearly defines what expectations are, measures individual work performance against those expectations and gives balanced, consistent feedback.

•Customer Focus- Commits team to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers. Seeks customers' needs. Acts with customer in mind. Receives firsthand stakeholder information and assesses it to measure stakeholder satisfaction. Builds and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders and gains their trust and respect

•Creating Economic Value- Marshalls resources efficiently and effectively in pursuit of functional or operational goals. Utilizes and promotes current business improvement processes and procedures to improve current operating methods and techniques identifying and eliminating waste.

•Environmental Stewardship- Ensures all site and local environmental related policies, procedures and laws are followed and updated. Gives feedback on policies and procedures based on job knowledge and experience.

•Safe Production- Learns, understands and trains others in safety policies, procedures and tools. Shows commitment to personal safety plan. Never violates a company policy or guideline regarding safety. If appropriate to job, expects and inspects for utilization of tools such as Take 5, Workplace Design and Interactions.; plans emphasize execution to accomplish continual improvement to Zero; and holds crew and peers accountable for same.

•Thinks and Acts Strategically- Takes time to step back and look at big picture before taking action. Develops 1-year plans to produce results. Able to simplify issues and implement a plan to address.

•Change and Adaptability- Strives for continuous improvements in processes. Constantly challenges current thinking regarding people and processes and recommends changes to improve. Treats change as an opportunity for learning and growth.

•An ideal candidate should have the ability to identify and define business questions and issues, and develop strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analysis. He/she will have experience developing and designing implementation plans to drive execution. The candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management.

•Must possess strong communication skills. The ability to speak to groups large and small and communicate corporate strategy or financial analysis clearly.

•Must possess a high level of initiative; excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to interact with senior management levels and work in a fast-paced environment; strong math skills; problem analysis and problem resolution skills; and a high degree of professionalism.

•Must be able to take projects and manage to completion. Negotiation and presentation skills also required.

•Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, strong business acumen and technical expertise in all areas of global finance and accounting

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

216-694-4880

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

216-694-5700

Email:

jessica.moran@cliffsnr.com

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