Production Manager (openpit / production / ironore /manganese) – Northern Cape

Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 29-09-2017
Reference number: 8832909NDS 
Job Description:
My client has an operating opencast mine in the Northern Cape. They are seeking an experienced Production Manager to lead and manage their production and staff onsite.
  • Reporting to the Mine Manager you will act as a role model safety leader
  • Manage Health, Safety, and Environment within the internal environment
  • Conduct investigations into workplace incidents
  • Ensure compliance with Legal and KMR requirements
  • Address workplace hazards and risks
  • Drive Behavioural Based Safety (BBS)
  • Conduct visible FELT Leadership
  • Conduct Safety Behaviour Observations (SBO's)
  • Approve Task Analyses and take appropriate action to address identified risks
  • Conduct Critical Task Observations and take appropriate action to ensure competence
  • Manage documentation and records within the Quality Management System
  • Develop new Mining policies and procedures
  • Apply and continuously improve departmental policies and procedures
  • Comply with requirements of the Quality Management System
  • Develop and implement strategies and action plans for the Mining Department
  • Plan strategically to improve business performance
  • Assists with the long-term strategic plans
  • Manage mining operations and processes:
  • optimal removal of overburden by dozer stripping or truck shovel utilizing techniques as benchmarked against industry standards
  • The integrity of ore extraction by cleaning up top of ore in preparation for mining, defining the edge of ore boundaries and the extraction of the nominated ore profile
  • establishment of drainage and sumps for ongoing pit de-watering and mine development
  • Monitor daily achievement of targets and take corrective action in the event of targets not reached
  • Provide effective problem solving support to the Mining department
  • Conduct regular Results and Progress Management meetings as per schedule
  • Actively participate in team Results and Progress Management meetings
  • Drive continuous improvement through KPI management
  • Contribute to delivering departmental Business Improvement
  • Conduct individual projects with respect to time, cost and quality
  • Actively undertake Business Improvement Peer Coaching
  • Display continuous improvement within work area
  • Actively undertake Audits, display results and communicate findings
  • Compile Mining Reports
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Team leadership & Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the MHSA legislation
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Package)
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience within the mining industry.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Be able to do drawings and modify structures.
  • Sound knowledge of business management systems
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Mine Managers Ticket
  • Surface Blasting ticket
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent contract
  • HDSA candidates encouraged to apply
  • Market Related package on offer
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Relocation to the Northern Cape offered

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Nicky Stubbs
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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