west africa

Reference Number: 947-1001LH

Job Description: 

Our client is in search of an experienced Engineering Manager with a background in the management of mine site maintenance engineering to lead their team on site in West Africa.

CA Mining mining jobs Mining Review Africa

Responsibilities: 

  • Overseeing engineering maintenance for site-wide maintenance including processing plants, infrastructure, services, facilities, light vehicles and port facilities.
  • Implementation of improved maintenance planning processes and systems.
  • Setting up a Reliability Team to implement a site-wide condition monitoring and reliability focus.
  • Setting up formal training programs to upskill local nationals.
  • Providing technical guidance to all departments.
  • Ensure optimum plant availability and reliability through effective maintenance.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements:Qualification and Skill 

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree essential.
  • 15 years previous experience in site-wide maintenance engineering within mining environments.
  • 5 years’ experience in engineering management functions for large maintenance operations.
  • Experienced in implementing maintenance systems (CMMS) and strategies.
  • Previous experience with wet slurry pumping and screening processes within a high wear environment
  • Previous experience setting up formal training programs to upskill local nationals
  • Well-versed in reliability centered maintenance and condition monitoring.
  • Project management experience.
  • Previous experience working with multicultural teams as an expatriate in West Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Single status contract.

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