Summary: Our client is seeking a US based/US Citizen to be Plant Manager for their Gold/Silver mine in Northern Arizona. The Company is seeking a safety and environmental minded individual with strong drive and enthusiasm to advance their organization forward. Significant growth and advancement opportunity within the organization for those who exhibit superior engineering, leadership and management skills.


  • Daily Management of operational and maintenance functions for:
    • Merrill Crowe Plant
    • Heap Leach Facility
    • Assay Lab
    • Refinery
  • Responsible for planning and achieving metal recovery/production targets and goals
  • Ensure safety, environmental, and operational best practices are adhered to in all areas
  • Identify and mitigate risks to personnel, environmental protection, equipment and production
  • Maintain compliance with all local, state, federal and company standards and guidelines
  • Staff Development
  • Demonstrate continued improvement in both operating performance and costs


  • 10+ years’ of progressive experience in Process operations/plant management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical, Chemical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with the principles of Merrill Crowe, Heap Leaching
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting Merrill Crowe and/or Adsorption, Desorption and Recovery plants
  • Experience in Gold and Silver Refining
  • Experience in metallurgical accounting
  • Current MSHA part 48 certificate
  • Strong preference for candidates with small/start-up company experience
  • Crusher Operations knowledge or experience preferred but not required
  • Strong Management/Leadership capabilities

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