Plant Superintendent - Kimberley

Our mining client is seeking a well-experienced Plant Superintendent with experience in managing a large mining beneficiation plant. The successful candidate will be required to have obtained a Trade Test certificate and have experience on fixed crusher and Dense Media Separation (DMS) beneficiation processes.


Company: Well established mining company
Location: Northern Cape
Date Posted: 07 August 2018
Industry: Mining
Nationality: Open
Salary: CTC - To be discussed
Qualifications: Trade Test OR Relevant Diploma (Mechanical)
Assignment: 1-year fixed term contract

Job Description

Control and coordinate all activities, achieving optimal production and process efficiency, security and information with necessary principles.
Planning, organizing, directing and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our client’s expectations.
Increasing of production, asset capacity and flexibility whilst minimizing unnecessary costs and mininating of current quality standards.
Ensuring safety and efficiency of the facility.
Sharing a trustworthy relationship with workgroup and recruiting, managing and developing of plant employees.
Developing systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets by ensuring effectiveness return on assets.
Monitoring of the production equipment to ensure that it is in good working order, along with the repairing and replacing thereof when required.
Preparing, analyzing and issuing production and performance reports
Delegation of authority to key supervisors in production, managing of all functions involved and direct
Staying up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts.

Minimum Requirements

National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Relevant Trade Test Certification
Competent A Certificate
Training courses in Supervisory and Safety, First Aid etc. will be an advantage
Min of 8 years working experience in a fixed plant (Mining) in a Senior position and 3 years experience in a Maintenance Foreman or Supervisory role. (Carry a 2.6.1 Legal Appointment)
Experienced with Fixed Crusher and Dense Media Separation (DMS) and/or any other beneficiation processes.
Experience in Warrior Machines (Wet and Dry Screens)
Working expertise of dam tailings and slime pond cleaning along with management thereof.
Must have a proven track record in respect of driving plant effectiveness along with stockpile management.

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