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Production Manager (Production / Engineering / Mining / Mine Managers / Openpit)

Job Description:
The Production Manager, will be responsible for providing senior leadership to the mining engCA Mining Mining Review Africaineering discipline through the safe and efficient management of the Mining Engineer as well as contractors and subcontractors working on this project so as to deliver on stakeholder expectations through preserving or enhancing the project value proposition and delivering on the business objectives throughout the project lifecycle.


  • Oversee the mine design team to ensure the projected production requirements can be met as well as optimal efficiency in ore production in a safe and productive manner and in accordance with project KPIs.
  • Assisting the Mine Manager with ore reserve statements
  • Assisting the Mine Manager with various studies outside of the project scope as requested from time to time
  • Mitigating safety, health and environmental risks
  • Overseeing mining development and implementation
  • General reporting and advising the relevant Project Heads on strategic issues or risks

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant Degree in Mining Engineering or similar
  • Registered with ECSA as a Professional Engineer/Professional Certificated Engineer
  • Must hold a South African Mine Managers Certificate
  • A minimum of 10 years’ professional experience in mining of which at least 5 years should have been in project management and at least 5 years in opencast mining
  • Demonstrable experience in managing a large diversified  and multicultural professional team
  • Experienced leader in managing Safety, Health and Environmental aspects with the ability to create a positive culture
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans is essential
  • Remote mine site experience is essential

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Accommodation Provided
  • Permanent Contract