Mining Technical Superintendent (Operations Manager Mining) Ermelo Mpumalanga

  • Permanent
  • EE/AA Only
  • Disability
  • Ermelo, Mpumalanga
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

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Mining Technical Superintendent (Operations Manager Mining) Ermelo Mpumalanga

OBJECTIVE: To lead and manage the Mine Planning, Survey, Geology and HSEQ functions in order unlock value for shareholders by maximizing the value of the asset

Lead the implementation and execution of HSEQ by:

  • Managing the Continuous Improvement and promote the understanding, use and application of the HSEQ Management System
  • Complying with HSEQ, legislative and functional requirements
  • Identifying applicable legislative requirements that have an impact on the function
  • Managing the requirements of the Fatal Risk Control Protocols

Manage effective mine planning by:

  • Developing and compiling the:
    • Resource Development Plan
    • Life of Mine Plan
    • 5 Year Plan
  • Conferring with other managers to set production targets, plan extraction site and develop policies for the removal of raw materials
  • Developing, aligning, approving and implement Planning Policies, Management Standards, Procedures, Protocols, Guidelines and Toolkits at Departmental Level
  • Developing, compiling monitoring and review the Annual-, Quarterly- and Monthly plan
  • Driving Technical and Planning OE Projects o Researching and implementing best Practices to optimize the Technical and Planning processes

Manage effective business improvement and customer relations by:

  • Translating the operational strategic plan into a business plan for the mine in consultation with the CEO
  • Interacting with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiarities (e.g. HSECQ and ISO issues)
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders regarding the Mine Plans:
    • Finance for budgeting purposes
    • Geology for reconciliations of Qualities
    • Customers with respect to HSEQ Control
  • Complying to internal and external audits (HSEQ, FRPC, ISO, GAS, 15 STDS)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrable HSEQ and Technical success in the mining industry
  • Demonstrable managerial skills (planning, leading, organising, controlling)
  • Report writing skills at Board level
  • Professional, excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Sound experience in mine mapping software Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.)


  • Demonstrable successes in management skills
  • Demonstrable understanding of mine planning, and HSEQ management
  • Demonstrable excellence in strategic and operational management


  • Appropriate tertiary qualification(s) to support the role requirements of Technical and HSEQ management

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