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Mine Planner and Scheduler ( Contract Mining / MCC / Engineering / Design Software / Modelling / Production ) – Northern Cape

Northern Cape, South Africa
Reference Number: 113 04 15 MW
 
Job Description:
Our client, a leading mining services provider, is seeking a dynamic Mine Planner and Scheduler to join their team in the Northern Cape. The candidate will be responsible for leading and managing project mine planning, equipment scheduling and mine modelling.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Engage with the client and provide expert feedback into the planning and scheduling of production targets to meet the mine plan
  • Interpret production requirements to develop a production plan to ensure the effective utilisation of resources and the attainment of production targets
  • Responsible to do trade-off studies, assist with equipment selection and other trials as required to meet future production targets
  • Plan and co-ordinate all activities related to ensuring the project meets the agreed production targets
  • Monthly and daily breakdown of production and development plans as agreed with the client
  • In conjunction with the client adapt the mine plan where required
  • Prepare and track progress of monthly plan vs actual with the operations and engineering functions and develop next steps to close identified production gaps
  • Ensure compliance to best practices and mining technical standards and take corrective action when required
  • Evaluate processes, systems, products or new developments in order to identify opportunities and deficiencies to ensure continuous improvement
  • Collect and keep record of production information, draft reports and presentations as required
  • Highlight deviations to the plan and identify opportunities to catch up or exceed the plan
  • Portray true reflection of mining operations and geological features on the plan
  • Responsible for document control of all mine plans and associated processes and decisions made
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent qualification in Mining Engineering, Survey, Geology or Geotechnical
  • Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency
  • Extensive Mine planning and scheduling software experience
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate practical experience in a surface mining environment of which 3 years are in planning and scheduling
Benefits and Contractual information:
Permanent
 
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