Mechanical Superintendent (Mining / Expat / Mechanical) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. LB48

Reference Number: LB48


Job Description:

Our client is looking for a mechanical superintendent to join their team. The role of the Mechanical Superintendent is to direct, train, coach and prepare Expat and National workforce to perform Electrical E&M tasks according to OEM and best industry practices, support Engineering Manager in all related tasks, run Continuous Improvement programs, solve problems/issues according to Engineering standards, and support Management with production and process decision making information. 


  • Lead the development and ongoing management of a reliable 5-year maintenance and engineering plan.
  • Identifying and assessing Maintenance issues and risks at the Plant
  • Specifying the work necessary to comply with the OEM and other requirements.
  • Formulating plans to achieve and/or maintain compliance and manage Maintenance risks.
  • Supporting function managers on site to enable them to provide appropriate input to the compliance process.
  • Providing one-on-one guidance to colleagues in the management team that will assist them in achieving compliance.
  • Train and coach Nationals in specific and technical tasks to OEM standards
  • Prepare training material based on OEM recommendations
  • Apply specific Engineering techniques to solve problems
  • Manage specific KPI
  • Work in accordance with Company Standards
  • Ensure all incidents / events are documented, reported, and investigated in the appropriate time frames to an appropriate standard
  • Establish key performance indicators for continual improvement process within the operations, processing, and engineering maintenance streams.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7 years’ experience in extractives industries in Mechanical roles
  • Desirable 5 years’ experience in leadership roles
  • Proficient in Cone Crushers, SAG Mills, gravity Separation, Pumps, Conveyor Belts, Rigging & Lifting, Components Refurbishments, Process Plant installations and Continuous Improvement


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at


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Lucia Baeza

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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