Continuous Improvement Manager ( local / mining / bulk materials / engineer / six sigma ) – Yekepa, Liberia

Location: Yekepa, Liberia
Date Posted: 02-11-2017
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Job Description:
To lead and enable Continuous Process Improvement activities at our client’s operations in Liberia so as to maintain and improve overall business performance.
  • Work with the Head of Operational Excellence to assist in developing and rolling out the Mining Continuous Improvement Program across all mining operations for Liberia Mining Operations.
  • Develop training capabilities & packages to support a sustainable change in culture across the group
  • Monitor and report on improvement activities and provide relevant management feedback;
  • Respond and follow-up on process excursions with specific business units
  • Assist the CEO of to establish and drive the Continuous Improvement Program for Liberia, working with the Corporate Mining Segment Head of Operational Excellence with the purpose of:
  • Factoring in safety considerations to continuous improvement activities that contribute to the elimination of incidents and injuries
  •  Implementing best in class continuous improvement practices for all Liberia mining sites
  • Thorough training and targeted recruitment to establish deep CI bench strength in each unit
  • Develop and maintain a database of improvement initiatives (Best Practices)
  • With the units develop KPI’s and reporting systems to track improvement outcomes. 
  • Assessing operational practices and supporting improvements using DMAIC and similar process.
  • Establish a world class Continuous Improvement Program
  • Ensure the CI Program has the capability to enable Business Areas to develop the capability to identify, implement and sustain improvements in response to a volatile low price market
  • Develop a tracking and feedback process with the purpose of determining the outcomes from CI projects
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • In depth knowledge of continuous improvement and operational excellence practices
  • Substantive experience in the extraction and processing of bulk materials from open cut and underground mines.
  • Mechanical, Industrial or Mining Professional Engineer with 10+ years of professional experience.
  • Certified Lean Sigma Black Belt with over 5 years in Continuous Improvement experience with a minimum of 2-3 years leading a CI or Operational Excellence Program preferably in a Mining environment, but alternatively with a background in Heavy Industrial Manufacturing or processing.
  • Extensive and demonstrated international experience in improving the cost and operational performance of large and small scale mining operations.
  • Additional experience in bulk materials handling systems including rail and port operations.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic and planning skills
  • Strong communication, multitasking, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Intimate view on economic, industry and market trends
  • High computer and presentation skills
  • Cultural sensitivity is mandatory as dealing with diverse cultures internally and externally.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Local Liberian contract
  • Local Liberians encouraged to apply
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Nicky Stubbs
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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