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  • Posted: May 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Foreman Mechanical UG

    Job Description:
    The focus areas for this role will be to:

    • Approve monthly budget expenditure for planned maintenance priorities and set daily, weekly and monthly technical targets, interpreting of the legal standards and shutting down the section if necessary for maintenance. 
    • Change plans and schedules on the shift to minimize the effect of unexpected problems and stopping the operation if the working conditions are unsafe. 
    • Assist the operation management team in developing an operational plan for the year to support the shaft in achieving all objectives. 
    • Undertake to plan, budget requirements according to the planned maintenance schedule verses operational targets and budgets including spares requirements according to the planned maintenance schedule and ensure their availability, up to 1 year ahead and assist with 5 year planning. 
    • Liaise with the operation management team regarding daily, weekly and monthly progress plan, budget and employee resources.
    • Allocate labour resources and equipment to scheduled and priority activities to maintain and ensure high levels of labour, equipment and operational performance standards. 
    • This role is in the Engineering department at a C5 level reporting to the Engineering Manager. 

    You will be required to have: 

    • Grade 12. 
    • Trade certificate in either Boilermaking, Fitting or Millwright. 
    • In-house Anglo American Platinum Foreman Certificate is required.
    • Engineering related Diploma or Degree would be advantageous.  

    Knowledge, skills and experience required: 

    • 10 - 15 years post trade qualified experience inclusive of 5 years experience in Foreman role. 
    • Supervisory experience and managing a workshop would be advantageous.
    • Experience in Shaft Winders, Rotary Equipment, Fridge Plants, Compressors, Dewatering Pumps will be advantageous. 
    • Valid driving license code 08.
    • Basic computer literacy (Word/Excel/Outlook, Sap).
    • English literate.

    Additional information:
    Who We Are

    • We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.
    • As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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