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Superintendent Engineer - Fixed Plant

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Maintenance Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Expat
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
28-Aug-17
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
498534

Key Responsibilities:

* Direct maintenance program and process of the process plant and HME to ensure timely and effective production.
* Coordinates with management staff to ensure efficiency in preventative maintenance and new equipment installation.
* Assigning tasks and responsibilities.
* Performance management of direct subordinates.
* Implement preventative maintenance systems and processes
* Implement systems and processes for analyzing causes and trends in breakdowns - includes identification of worst actors in equipment and plans for corrective action accordingly.
* Provide Technical guidance and advise to maintenance staff - including reference material where appropriate
* Implement systems and procedures to track and monitor ordering and procuring of materials and equipment.
* Work with procurement staff to implement regular feedback / Information sharing between sections.
* Work with Procurement staff to set stock-holding and ordering parameters for materials an spares carried as stock items.
* Implement controls to monitor expenditure compliance with approved budget
* ensure that variations from budget expenditure are identified timeously - preferably in advance submitted for appropriate authorization.
* Provide the highest level of professional leadership and technical support to the engineering team to ensure the creation of a working environment which is conductive to employees gaining new skills and achieving their full potential by the development and implementation of effective training and mentoring programs.

Role Requirements:

* BSc in Mechanical Engineering with 10 years experience in process plants and HME.
* Experience in Opencast Mining an advantage

Experience & Skills:

* Very good communication skills
* 10 years planning experience on plants with very big equipment
* Expat working environment knowledge

Behavioural Traits:

* Be a competent and exceptional planner
* Hardworking and committed worker
* Able to work long hours (especially during shutdowns)
* Capable of managing and training of local staff

Other Requirements:

* Previous experience in opencast copper mines will be beneficial
* Previous experience on In-Pit crushers will be beneficial

Closing Date:
25/09/2017

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