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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • AECI is a South African based explosive and speciality chemical company focused on providing products and services to a broad spectrum of customers in the mining, manufacturing, agricultural, food and beverage, and general industrial sectors. it has regional and international businesses in Africa,South-East Asia, the USA and Australia. 

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    Operations Manager

    Job Description    

    • Senmin is looking to recruit an Operations Executive to work in Sasolburg. To provide strategic leadership to the Senmin business towards the achievement of Senmin strategic corporate objectives. To ensure a streamlined value chain for the achievement of On Time In Full (OTIF) supply to the market. Achieve Safety, Environmental, Quality and OEE targets of plants.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    •  Assume the role of Section 16(2) for Sasolburg site.
    •  Manage multidisciplinary team including production, maintenance, process technical, process engineering, SHE, and Human Capital.
    •  Continuously evaluate plant operations for improvement opportunities.
    •  Develop plant maintenance strategy and assure that production assets are maintained accordingly.
    •  Assure the plant maintenance strategy and assure that production assets are maintained accordingly.
    •  Assure the plant can keep running to meet the required output levels.
    •  Define, design, and implement, plant efficiency and effectiveness (process) improvements.
    •  Maintain positive union and employee relations.
    •  Ensure safety and health, sustainability and quality standards are maintained and minimise incidents.
    •  Strategic leadership.
    •  Manage productivity.
    •  Optimise processes.
    •  People management and development.
    •  Develop and track budget.
    •  Change management.
    •  Deliver utilities to the rest of the Senmin Sasolburg and Waltloo Plants.
    •  Manage Asset Care in Sasolburg and Waltloo.
    •  Business planning.
    •  Business improvement.
    •  Ensure compliance with governance and compliance policies and procedures.
    •  Ensure compliance with Safety, Health and Environment standards.

    Qualifications & Experience    

    •  Matric / Grade 12.
    •  Chemical, Mechanical or Process Engineering degree or NQF equivalent.
    •  Minimum of 12 years production and manufacturing experience.
    •  Experience in operations of chemical.
    •  Knowledge and application of key manufacturing systems and tools.
    •  Knowledge of regulations relating to manufacturing and logistics.
    •  Supply and demand planning knowledge.
    •  Experience with people management.


    •  Effective communication and influence upwards and downwards.
    •  Business & commercial acumen.
    •  Quality orientation.
    •  Maximising performance / Results oriented.
    •  Negotiation skills.
    •  Deliver on deadlines.

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    Development Engineer - Software (Modderfontein)

    Job Description    
    AECI Mining Explosives is looking to recruit a Development Engineer - Software to work in Modderfontein.

    • To develop new & improve existing software products that are used in conjunction with DetNet’s blasting solutions. To contribute towards the DetNet team’s internal process improvement.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    •  Develop/integrate/interface with the various components that comprise our product suite to generate better blasting solutions. This includes blasting control equipment and detonators.
    •  Design and develop software solutions such as planning and simulation tools for efficient and safe rock blasting.
    •  Solicit business requirements from customers and develop system technical specifications.
    •  Develop tests (according to best practise) throughout the product development lifecycle.
    •  Keep abreast of global technological developments in the mining and software engineering space in order to provide direction for software development projects.
    •  Support business strategy by aligning Software development activities with DetNet’s long-term objectives, customer needs, detonator technology development.
    •  During development, assist in the installation and commissioning of software systems at client sites interfacing with and ensuring the satisfaction of clients in this process.

    Qualifications & Experience    

    •  Matric / Grade 12.
    •  Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
    •  Minimum 5 years’ programming experience in a professional capacity.
    •  Software development experience using C++.
    •  Experience using UX principles to develop user interfaces. (highly advantageous)
    •  Software development experience using Golang, QT and QML. (highly advantageous)
    •  Mobile application development at commercial level, Android/ IOS. (highly advantageous).
    •  Experience working with or developing CI/CD pipelines.
    •  Experience using software design principles/methodologies e.g. SOLID, TDD, BDD, OO etc.
    •  Project management methodologies e.g. AGILE, SCRUM, Kanban etc.
    •  Web application development at commercial level, with [JavaScript, HTML5, Angular, NodeJS].
    •  Experience using testing tools e.g. Selenium, Squish, Postman.
    •  3D graphics rendering with OpenGL. (Linux and Windows).


    •  Strong mathematical and analytical skills
    •  Ability to work independently
    •  Highly motivated
    •  Willing to learn
    •  Excellent communication skills (incl. technical writing)
    •  Resilience to adversity
    •  Team player

    Method of Application

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

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