Processing Mechanical Engineer (Mining / Asset Management / Process / Metallurgy / Operations ) – Central Africa

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Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 258 10 RR

Processing Mechanical Engineer (Mining / Asset Management / Process / Metallurgy / Operations ) – Ghana / Tanzania


 


Reference Number: 258 10 RR


 


Job Description:


Our client, an international mining house is seeking a Process Mechanical Engineer, who will provide direct output support to the Head of Asset Management across the Africa Business Units – in managing the provision of Mechanical Engineering support to enable maximum value from the company assets. The role is the discipline expert and is custodian of all matters relating to Processing Plants including Milling, Crushing, Screening, conveying, Gold Recovery, Concentrator & Concentrate Treatment, Tailings Disposal, Thickener, Leaching, Elution, Pumping, Water, Compressed Air and site infrastructure.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Provide input into the development of the overall Asset Management Strategy and to serve as the discipline master to the regions in the roll-out of the strategy within the mining operations.
  • De-risk operations by the identification, justification and implementation of the discipline specific Asset Integrity assessments and 3-year SIB capital requirements within the operations
  • Lead continuous improvement projects/process towards world class operations specifically in terms of equipment OEE optimisation.
  • Identify new technologies, systems and processes through technology scanning, development, innovation and industry knowledge sharing to address business opportunities.
  • Identify and monitor improvement projects especially on key safety and other defect elimination opportunities and to ensure knowledge transfer and compliance across the group.
  • Development and implementation of medium- and long-term equipment strategies to ensure the sustainability of the operations.
  • Managing the deployment of engineering technology in support of the group objectives.
  • Identify new technologies, systems and processes through technology scanning, development, innovation and industry knowledge sharing to address business opportunities.
  • Continuously identify and evaluate risks and identify mitigating measures to control the risks, resolve emerging issues and escalating technical and safety issues that impact the business or overall processing objectives.
  • Resolve engineering issues that have been escalated by the respective site managers.
  • Lead and direct root cause assessments for “acute and chronic” failure modes.
  • Identify, report and comment on key technical issues, risks and opportunities for value add within area of expertise and the impact thereof on mining, processing and/or project.


 


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • At least 10 years relevant experience in the Mining or Mine Process
  • Bachelors or Honors degree or B-Tech or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A post-graduate qualification in Engineering and or Asset Management
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Commercial acumen relevant to the role


 


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Expatriate opportunity
  • FIFO rotation  
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Exposure to operations across Africa


 


 


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Ruan Roodt


Senior Consultant  


CA Mining


 


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