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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.
  • 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
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