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  • Posted: Jun 20, 2022
    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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    Section Manager Production

    Job Description:

    The main responsibility of this role is to ensure that the operational process in a defined area of the mine operates effectively through;

    • Implement and support “Zero Tolerance” principles. through monitoring, analysing and responding to accident/incident reports and safety audits.
    • Carry out regular Underground site inspections, identify hazard and high risks.
    • Inspect and sign off legal records of site inspections, reports and written instructions and ensure compliance to necessary administration of certificates and permissions required for specialised tasks.
    • Attend and contribute to production meetings for the area and consult with Production Manager regarding forecasted needs for area of responsibility.
    • Assess and quantify equipping needs for the mining of exposed reef with stopping and logistics teams and Co-ordinate interaction between logistics and mining.
    • Carry out regular visits to site, respond to identified deviations from planning, monitor daily production reports and responds to identified shortfalls or negative trends.
    • Consult with, receive forecasted needs and cost limitations from Production Manager and Accountant and schedule mining process with team.
    • Define projected costs and sets budget to predetermined store rates.
    • Actively pursue new technology, improve procedures with team and suppliers and support research projects. 
    • Maintain contact with technical developments through journals, mining papers and product information from suppliers, investigate and assess appropriate new technology through demonstrations and trials, on and off site.
    • Supervises the completion and forwarding of all required production performance statistics to appropriate end users.
    • Quantifies development and stopping targets and plans the process for the achievement thereof with the development team.
    • Obtain and confirm section budget objectives and monitor / respond to unit cost reports. 
    • Managing the section's expenditure within the approved budget to ensure effective cost control and savings

    This role is in the Mining Operations Department at a band 6 level role reporting to the Production Manager


    • Mining Engineering Degree
    • Mine Managers Certificate of Competence
    • Mine Overseer Certificate
    • Blasting Certificate


    • At least 8 years underground mining experience ( mechanized & conventional)
    • Worked through the ranks: Miner, shift supervisor, mine overseer

    Closing Date: 21st, June 2022

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