Samancor: General Work Opportunities


Mine Overseer (North West)
Reference Number
SC-946
Description

PURPOSE:

To optimise the mining operation and to continuously improve current practices, methods, equipment and processes in order to exceed current production targets and reduce costs to the company and to ensure compliance of provisions of the Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Act and its Regulations.

SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY:

  • Manage SHEQ compliance within the Section through effective use of the Toolbox
  • Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status

PEOPLE:

Manage the Section:

  • Ensure enabling climate/culture
  • Maintain labour stability
  • Manage performance against set targets and competencies
  • Ensure discipline is maintained
  • Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels
  • Conduct recruitment interviews

CUSTOMERS:

  •  Maintain and improve relationships with all internal and external customers

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

Mining Management:

  • Assist in the control, management and direction of the underground working of the mine

Strategic Planning:

  • Assist with the compiling of the Mine Strategic Plan (1-5 years)
  • Accurately forecast & control mining & scheduling of mining and shutdown work according to the defined mining & engineering requirements

Tactical Planning:

  • Control the Tactical Plan (< 1 year)

Maintenance Management:

  • Jointly define annual service level agreements with site maintenance personnel
  • Put systems and controls in place that will ensure that the site is maintained:
    • at specified performance and within prescribed technical & legal requirements,
    • that will permit a safe and environmentally acceptable operation, and
    • to meet the required production-rated capacity at minimum life cycle costs

GROWTH

  • Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence

SHAREHOLDER VALUE

  • Manage the section cost
Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Mine Overseers Certificate of Competency (Mining) or Mine Manager’s Certificate
  • Degree or Technikon Diploma in Mining would be advantageous
  • At least 6 years’ experience, of which 2 years should be managerial experience

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Safety Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Planning, Organising & Control
  • Results Orientation
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Communication
Location
North West
How to apply
Apply Online for the samancor Learnership Programme