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Mining Superintendent (Mine Overseer Certificate / Open Pit / Production / Pit Optimisation) – Northern Cape, South Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Mine Operation Jobs, Production Management Jobs
South Africa
South Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Market related
CA Mining
Job Ref:
346 2310 MHU

Job Description:
To be responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and reporting activities concerning production to ensure throughput as per the mining plan. This role reports directly into the Mine Manager.


  • Establish an approved mining production plan in support of the business plan
  • Work closely with mining and MRM planning staff in order to report on mining activities
  • Manage the mining contract
  • Review production performance, implement corrective actions and report performance to the Mining Manager
  • Facilitate daily and weekly production meetings
  • Liaise with MRM, Engineering and Plant to ensure continuous availability of supporting services for the production team
  • Continuous monitoring and communication of achieved objectives
  • Take pro-active action steps to communicate and remediate non-achieved operational objectives
  • Compile weekly and monthly reports and distribute to the Mining Manager and GM Mine
  • Effective and accurate technical reporting of operational objectives and achieved objectives on a weekly basis
  • The adherence and meeting of safety standards and safety objectives
  • Meeting the cost, quality and production parameters of the business plan
  • The quality of service delivery as agreed with the Mining Manager
  • The accurate reporting of information on a regular basis
  • Equipment being supplied, used and maintained in a manner that supports the achievement of operational objectives

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc/B.Tech. Mining Engineering (NQF 7)
  • Blasting Certificate
  • Must possess a Mine Overseer Certificate, a Mine Managers Certificate would be advantageous
  • At least 10 to 15 years relevant experience of mine engineering and planning in open-pit surface operations
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and vision to develop mineable reserves from the geological resources which exist, maximising productivity, minimising unit costs and maximising earnings
  • Exposure to relevant mine planning software packages (e.g. Surpac, MineSched).
  • Pit optimisation experience and knowledge
  • Strong technical reporting skills

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role
Closing Date:

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