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Maintenance Manager (SX / EW / Process Plant / Copper / Production)

Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager with a background in processing plants used in a copper mining CA Mining Mining Review Africaenvironment?
This could be the opportunity for you!
Our client is seeking a qualified individual to lead the production maintenance team at their mining site in West Africa.


  • The main function of this role is to manager all maintenance activities within the processing / production section including crushing, washing, heap and tank leach, solvent extraction, electrowinning and concentrator plants.
  • Ensure optimal plant performance through efficient maintenance management and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Cost control and budgeting.
  • Implement training programs for initial training and progression training of maintenance team.
  • Implementation and improvement of maintenance and safety standards and practices.
  • Ensure spare parts and resource availability.
  • Developing planning and scheduling procedures.
  • Mentoring and training of subordinates.


  • Mechanical Trade Test, Diploma or Degree.
  • 8 years’ experience in maintenance management for fixed plant within the mining industry.
  • 5 years’ experience in copper mining environments including crushing, washing, heap and tank leach, SX, EW and concentrator plants.
  • CMMS experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa.
  • Experience mentoring and training subordinates of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Contractual information:

  • FIFO rotation.
  • Single status contract.