Process Plant Manager ( Mining / Engineering / Operations / HSE / DMS ) – South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 6 months ago

Reference No. CV107

Reference Number: CV107

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Plant Manager to spearhead the Management Team overseeing the operations of a cutting-edge DMS facility. The Plant Manager holds ultimate accountability for achieving operational targets and objectives related to employee well-being, production output, cost efficiency, and capital projects.


  • Overseeing and ensuring Health & Safety performance while providing comprehensive reporting on DMS activities.
  • Achieving annual production and cost targets in alignment with the approved budget.
  • Executing the long-term vision and objectives for operations, including the establishment of short and medium-term goals leading to the realization of the long-term vision.
  • Leading the line management of Operations and Engineering teams, establishing Key Objectives and KPIs, and holding Senior Departmental Managers accountable for results.
  • Making critical decisions in Supply Chain management processes, such as Demand & Supply balancing, determining Inventory and/or Stocking philosophy, and decisions on Make/Buy strategies.
  • Acting as the steward of Business Continuity Plans for the site.
  • Developing and overseeing long-term Capital Expenditure plans covering Business Continuity, New Capabilities, Repair & Maintenance, and Capacity Growth.
  • Making staffing decisions for senior positions within Operations and Engineering functions, adhering to the agreed-upon budget.
  • Engaging in senior-level interactions with diverse internal and external stakeholders, including local authorities, customers, and Group colleagues.
  • Conducting formal performance reporting processes.
  • In the event of identifying any HR/IR-related issues during site visits, promptly communicate and report to the respective department heads and the Senior Management Team.


  • Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering.
  • 10 years in complex processing leadership roles.
  • Experience in managing hard rock DMS plants.
  • Experience in mining procurement and understanding of the mining industry.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent employment
  • South African residents only


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