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Supervisor Drill and Blast - Mamatwan Mine

Date: 09-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.

 

 

 

POSITION SYNOPSIS:

The purpose of this role is to supervise a team of people (Employees & Contractors) within the relevant section by ensuring safe and cost-effective production at an operational team level.     

REQUIREMENTS:

Serious contenders will have Grade 12 with mathematics together with a Government Opencast Blasting Certificate or Surface Rock Breaking Certificate with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Drilling & Blasting of which 2 years should have been in a supervisory capacity;

Sound knowledge and understanding of HSE & labor legislation are essential;

Mine Overseer’s Certificate of Competency or Degree/ BTECH / National Diploma in Mining Engineering will be advantageous;

Supervisory Skills certificate is advantageous.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Execute the production and/or logistics activities according to the mining Schedule;

Work with physical assets, plant and equipment as defined by the Operation’s standards and operating procedures;

Ensure compliance to the Isometrix & 1SAP Work Management process for work execution and capture related transactional data in these systems;

Adhere to defined standard procedures and apply safe work practices;

Review and update plans and equipment history and communicate status to appropriate parties;

Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards.

 

 

 

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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