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Superintendent Analysis and Improvement - Mamatwan Mine

Date: 08-Jul-2019

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.


Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.


We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world's manganese ore body.





The purpose of the role is to manage the function of Analysis and Improvement for the mining department and support the execution teams to meet the departmental objectives.



Serious contenders will have a Degree/BTECH/National Diploma Mining Engineering with a minimum of 5 years Mining and Production experience, of which at least 2 year in a managerial capacity;

Mine Managers Certificate of Competency will be advantageous;

Experience in Surface mining is essential, with Underground Mining and Surface Plants advantageous;

Computer literacy in MS Office and SAP is essential;

Experience with LEAN, Six Sigma, etc processes will be advantageous.


Develop and implement the strategy and action plans for the Mining Department;

Plan strategically to improve business performance and deliver input into the long-term strategic plans;

Embed the South32 Care Strategy and Well-Designed Work;

Develop, lead and supervise a team of Analysis & Improvement Specialists that are deployed to efficiently fulfil the A&I sub function within the Production Department;

Ensure the development of the entire production team to the required level of maturity on the best practice road-to-reliability.

Govern work practices within the production policy and asset management framework;

Utilise SAP work management processes to investigate reported events;

Analyse plant performance against technical capability;

Ensure statutory and legislative compliance of relevant equipment within the operation, and that controls are in place for the identified material risks within the production function.





Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

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