Supervisor Port Operations (Port Materials Handling / Supervisor Experience) – Buchanan Liberia

Location: Buchanan, Buchanan, Liberia
Date Posted: 08-11-2017
Reference Number: JAM
Job Description:
A leading mining company with a major operation in Liberia is looking to hire a Port Operations Supervisor, responsible for supervising a team of Port workers engaged in lifting, transporting, storing and loading ore by use of various material handling equipment and procedures.
  • Provide supervision and resources to staff to ensure an effective team operation is established and maintained
  • Supervise the section of activities to ensure efficient, cost effective shipment of ore
  • Oversee and assist in development, implementation and monitoring systems to ensure shipment targets are met
  • Signal and assist other workers loading and unloading materials
  • Start engines of hoists or winches and use levers and pedals to wind or unwind cable and drums
  • Select load or materials according to weight and size specifications
  • Repair, maintain and adjust equipment
  • Tend to auxiliary equipment to facilitate moving items and materials
  • Provide direction, leadership and resources to all section managers and superintendents
  • Oversee and assist in development, implementation and monitoring systems to ensure operational targets are met
  • Undertake continuous improvement programs and initiatives to achieve and improve plant performance
  • Manage continual review of production targets and delivery of product to agreed quality, quantity, timing and cost    
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Diploma in Port Operations or similar
  • Maritime and Management qualifications advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in port materials handling
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working in African ports
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve safety awareness
  • High level of understanding of all relevant legislation affecting employment and safety persons in Liberia
  • Experience in managing costs and budgets
  • Experience in incident/ accident investigation  
Liberian Nationals are encouraged to apply
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to James Midlane at
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James Midlane  
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining

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