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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
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    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 OC

    Closing Date: 02 November, 2020

    Join this great team of self-starters as Foreman Mechanical and ensure an efficient and productive engineering maintenance through the supervision of artisans at Mogalakwena complex.

    People. Process. Performance. You’ll keep sight of it all

    Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people's dreams.


    Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining. 

    Job Description:

    As a Foreman Mechanical, you will support the achievement of the operation plant and ensure the reduction of costs caused by incidents. Your daily duties will include planning and coordinating daily, weekly, and monthly requirements and priorities with the operational team related to all planned and related work. As part of your role, you will liaise and communicate effectively with other foreman to ensure that any problem that could overlap with other sections are proactively identified and discussed. You will oversee that all work practices are executed in compliance with legal requirements and provide continuous feedback to the section regarding the performance efficiencies, standards of the section labour, equipment, budget and process targets.

    Other duties include:

    • Ensure availability of the fleet is managed according to mine AS&R standard
    • Analyze data provided and develop tactics to ensure effective maintenance on all fleet
    • Ensure availability for afterhours and standby duties
    • You will be required to investigate all incidents or damages in your section
    • Understand work management philosophy and apply it to all areas
    • Implement all safety requirement and ensure all safety communication and procedure are discussed with the team
    • Ensure proper management of all asset and comply to legal requirements
    • Management of budget

    This role is in the Engineering department at a C5 level reporting to the Section Engineer.


    • Grade 12 or equivalent
    • Diesel Mechanic or Auto Electrician Trade Certificate
    • Anglo American Foreman Certificate


    • Five years post trade qualified experience
    • Supervisory experience (advantageous)

    Additional information:

    • Computer literacy
    • SAP knowledge (advantageous)
    • Valid driver’s license - Code 08

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

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