Fuel Superintendent (Mine Operations / Bulk Fuel Management / Procurement / Distribution / ERP) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 4 weeks ago

Reference No. 463-2504LH

Reference Number: 463-2504LH

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an experienced Fuel Superintendent who is well-versed in bulk fuel management on mine sites including procurement, storage, distribution and IT / ERP systems management to join their team in West Africa.


  • Overseeing all fuel related activities and teams on site including bulk fuel management, storage facilities, procurement, analysis, distribution and financial reconciliation.
  • Development and implementation of a strategic fuel procurement plan including contracts negotiation with suppliers to ensure best pricing and terms.
  • Ensuring health and safety standards and policies are adhered to.
  • Overseeing fuel inventory management system, fuel records verification and financial reconciliation.
  • Management of large database and system integration to generate suitable management reports.
  • Cost saving initiatives (pricing terms, storage cost saving etc.).
  • Attending to all fuel matters including training, incident investigations, security enhancements etc.
  • Inventory optimization initiatives for cost reduction and transitioning to a new Fuel Monitoring System application.
  • Development of long term fuel management strategies, expansion plans and facility upgrades.
  • Improvement of fueling processes to ensure optimal uptime during operations.
  • Analysing and monitoring fuel consumption and variances to identify cost saving opportunities,
  • Overseeing preventative maintenance for fueling equipment and infrastructure.
  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship management with suppliers and service providers.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates, ensuring growth areas are identified and training implemented.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Accredited bachelor’s degree.
  • 10 years previous fuel management experience, with at least 7 years in the mining or petroleum sectors.
  • Advanced knowledge of Fuel Management System (FMS).
  • Experience in the implementation of fuel ERP systems preferred.
  • Able to work independently on multiple simultaneous projects within strict deadlines.
  • Strong focus on health and safety standards and compliance.
  • Financial analysis, budgeting and cost control experience.
  • Proven experience providing mentoring and training and developing coaching plans.
  • Previous expatriate experience in West Africa or a third world country providing systematic coaching and training of local employees essential.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Long term contract.

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.

Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.

Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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