Senior Maintenance Manager (Maintenance / Engineering / Plant / Fixed Plant / Africa) – North Africa

Northern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 328 AB

Reference Number: 328 AB

Reporting to the General Manager, the Senior Maintenance Manager is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing and managing various maintenance sections within the Maintenance department of the mine. This role requires a seasoned professional with extensive experience in maintenance management, with a focus on ensuring the reliability, safety, and efficiency of critical infrastructure, equipment, and facilities.


  • Maintenance Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive maintenance strategy for the open cast copper mine, ensuring maximum equipment uptime and reliability.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of maintenance professionals, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure high performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance of all fixed plant equipment, including crushers, conveyors, pumps, and processing facilities, ensuring timely repairs and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage the maintenance budget, ensuring cost-effective use of resources and adherence to financial targets.
  • Asset Management: Implement asset management systems and procedures to track equipment performance, identify maintenance requirements, and optimize asset lifecycle.
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and standards, conducting regular safety inspections, and promoting a culture of safety within the maintenance team.
  • Contract Management: Manage contracts with external vendors and service providers for maintenance services and spare parts procurement, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance maintenance processes, increase efficiency, and reduce downtime.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or related field
  • Proven experience in maintenance management roles within the mining industry, with a focus on fixed plant maintenance.
  • Strong technical knowledge of open cast mining equipment, particularly in the copper mining sector.
  • Experience in leading and developing maintenance teams, with excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Sound understanding of maintenance best practices, reliability-centered maintenance principles, and asset management systems.
  • MUST be fluent in French and English
  • Experience working in multicultural environment

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Expatriate assignment
  • Completive USD Net package
  • 6/3 Roster


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Aurélien Bouic

Manager of Africa & South America

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