Production Manager, South Africa

Ref No. CLGBL001
Benefits Medical Aid, Pension
Location South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status

Introduction

A well established Mine is currently looking for a Production Manager with a strong Open Pit experience to join their Mining Operations in South Africa.

Important

Production Manager, South Africa

The Job

Responsibility:

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Complies with the Mine Health and Safety Act as well as company policies and procedures

Production

  • Assists with the drawing up of business strategy and budget formulation
  • Ensure optimal production of mining and plant
  • Achieve productivity targets

Cost

  • Ensure correct allocation of resources e.g. labour and equipment
  • Allocate/withhold funds as dictated by operational requirements

Labour management

  • Define labour structure and ensure vacancies are filled within reasonable time
  • Review subordinates' performances quarterly according to their respective KPIs
  • Approval and monitor of overtime in maintenance department based on Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) requirement
  • Manage leave schedule.

Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma or B. Degree in Mining
  • Mine overseer certificate of competency
  • Must have an opencast blasting ticket
  • Between 5-10 years' experience in open cast mining environment of which at least 2 years was at Production Manager level.
  • Must have proven experience with open pit heavy equipment fleet and open pit operations and mechanically inclined
  • Thorough experience in drilling, blasting, loading, hauling and pit dewatering

Knowledge / Competencies /Abilities:

  • Candidates must have a valid driver's license
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • PC Proficient
  • Must be medically fit and pass a medical examination as required from the designated mines
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines as determined by the supervisor
  • Must possess basic problem solving, basic self-management

Key skills:

  • National Diploma or B. Degree in Mining
  • Mine overseer certificate of competency
  • Must have an opencast blasting ticket
  • Between 5-12 years' experience in open cast mining environment of which at least 4 years was at Production Manager level.
  • Must have proven experience with open pit heavy equipment fleet and open pit operations and mechanically inclined
  • Strong experience in drilling, blasting, loading, hauling and pit dewatering

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