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Mechanical Engineering / Trades

Mining and Exploration, Chililabombwe, Copperbelt, Zambia
Our Client, a Reputed Mining Industry based in Copperbelt seeks a General Manager - Engineering. Job purpose: Oversee the operations of the Maintenance and Engineering Department through planning and organizing, developing strategies and tactics, setting targets, directing, controlling and monitoring Maintenance and Engineering standards, while driving adoption of company policy and SHEQ procedures.
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews In Progress - 1st Set Job Offer Pending
Number of Hits: 124 Short Listed Candidates: 6 Candidates Interviewed: 1 70% Complete
Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToVice President of the Mine
Supervision OfMaintenance and Engineering Department
Interacts WithManagement and Mine Employees
Job Description
  1. Ensure adherence to safety standards and mandate of Zero Fatalities and Zero Lost Time Injuries, and Zero Discharge
  2. Develop and review maintenance policies, procedures & specifications to improve maintenance planning and scheduling based on OEM and historical data (FMEA/RCA/5-Whys).
  3. Development of SOP/SMP for optimization of PMs on all critical equipment - maintenance, repair and operating spares process management redesign to achieve JIT quality spares on site for spares management.
  4. Implementation of best-in-class mining engineering practices including training of personnel in the use and application of new and improved technologies, mining methods etc.
  5. Mentoring & training of engineers and training all maintenance engineers in new proactive maintenance approaches
  6. Ensure control of changes to equipment, plant and support infrastructure (e.g. SCADA/DCS/Air Lines etc) are documented and approved
Candidate Specification 
Experience15 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsBacehlor of Engineering in Mechanical
SoftwareMS Office
EquipmentJob and Industry Related
Knowledge OfSound knowledge of cutting edge mechanised mining maintenance practices
Skills ToPlanning and root cause analysis
Ability ToManage operations
PersonalityLeader, Initiative
IndustryMining and Exploration
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 35 and 55 years of age
Terms And Conditions 
LocationChililabombwe, Zambia
- in USDNo Calculated

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