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Superintendent: Crushing & Conveying

Key area: Promote safe, healthy and fair work environment


* Develop standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives
* Carry out formal workplace inspections on a routine basis
* Ensure employees work in compliance with H&S (e.g. isolation, lock out and tag out), quality and environmental standards and procedures
* Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions
* Enforce housekeeping standards in all designated work areas

Key area: Help to set up maintenance functions at dry plant


* Help on hiring and train team to cope world class crushing plant
* Ensure sufficient spare and wear part levels
* Ensure that maintenance plans are created and implemented
* To create and implement SOP's

Key area: Execute mechanical maintenance plan to meet established targets


* Work with managers and superintendents (Planning, Engineering & Plant) to ensure that dry plant equipment of a metallurgical process plant operates according to Standard Operating Procedures (and that all machinery/equipment is maintained according to supplier recommendation and industry best practices) within determined budgets and meet demand.
* Ensure that all dry plant preventive and predictive maintenance plans are in accordance with the needs of the operation that activities are planned and scheduled via a computerized maintenance management system
* Ensure that economical spares inventories are established and maintained. Actively seek alternative suppliers to meet quality and cost targets.
* Provide input to shutdown planning in coordination with Planner(s) so that plant availability is maximized and contractor resources is minimized. Systematically develop methods, materials, tools and parts so downtime is minimal.
* Provide technical support for the mechanical maintenance personnel on a daily basis to maximize production and efficiencies and optimize costs.
* Report on maintenance activities and performance indicators
* Manage budget for PM, upgrades (installation of new equipment) and plant parts inventory.

Key area: Provide leadership to the team

* Manage a team responsible dry plant mechanical maintenance activity.
* Ensure that shifts are appropriately staffed. Participate in the interviewing, hiring, training and development in an effort to retain and develop the best talent for the organization.
* Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required to achieve business plans and production goals. Manage performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews, and providing feedback and coaching.


* Mechanical Engineer Degree
* Or related Trade Certificate to Heavy Fixed Plant Equipment


* Worked in mining or heavy industry
* Minimum of 8-10 years' experience in a maintenance role; 5 years of which should be in Senior Supervisory capacity
* Knowledge of JDEdwards or other enterprise systems
* Strong user of maintenance management systems and MS Office
* Plant specific experience on gyratory, primary and secondary crushers (Krupp, Metso)
* Worked in fixed plant front end of a large, hard rock mine

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