Plant Manager - Minerals Executive Operations (Pty) Ltd, Northern Cape

  • Northern Cape
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Minerals Executive Operations (Pty) Ltd on Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Reference: 9553
  • Apply before Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 4 Hours left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Minerals Executive Operations (Pty) Ltd


The position will be based at a site close to Aggeneys in the Northern Cape.


The purpose of this position is to plan, direct and manage all operational activities within the Minopex / NCMO area of responsibility to ensure adherence to contractual requirements, provide value-add to the Client and continuously improve the service delivery according to organisational objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret site objectives and needs across the business value chain to ensure the adherence to organizational objectives

  • Ensure the implementation and adherence to contractual requirements

  • Providing leadership to ensure adherence to Health, Safety and Environmental standards that exceed industry best practice and any applicable legislative/ statutory requirements and all Company systems, policies and procedures

  • Ensure the maintenance of Process Standards, Procedures and COP’s

  • Manage the implementation and adherence to ISO and other quality related systems

  • Operations and maintenance management according to quality and quantity specifications, ensuring the implementation of the maintenance plan/program

  • Monitor maintenance efficiencies to ensure the attainment of organisational objectives

  • Provide technical direction and support to the operations team

  • Ensure that agreed targets are achieved in the areas of Plant availability, throughput and recovery

  • Ensure that the plant remains fully optimized

  • Financial performance, ensuring that process operating, maintenance costs and capital expenditure are in line with the budget

  • Effective people management and training, ensuring that the team meets their performance objectives

  • Create a culture of cohesive, high performance teamwork

  • Client liaison, interaction and service

  • Accurate reporting of costs, development & production schedules and forecasts

Qualification Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering / Degree or National Diploma in Engineering including a Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) Mines and Works

  • Relevant Business Management qualification will be an advantage

  • Valid driver’s licence code B, EB or C1

Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Mineral Processing or Engineering environment at Plant Management level

  • Base metal processing experience will be an advantage

  • Commissioning experience

  • Flotation circuit operation experience

  • Computer literate in MS Office

  • English language proficiency

  • Knowledge of Legal Compliance

  • Knowledge of Technical Risk Management

  • Maintenance Management knowledge

  • Project Management knowledge

  • Presentation skills

  • Employee Relations and People Management skills

  • Time Management skills

  • Administration and Financial Management skills

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About Minerals Executive Operations (Pty) Ltd

Established in response to an industry trend towards outsourcing the operational aspects of minerals processing, Minopex has grown to become a leading specialist in the field of outsourced operation and maintenance (O&M) of metal and mineral processing facilities in the coal, platinum, gold, iron ore and diamond industries. The company is internationally acknowledged for its quality service and high standards and few mining companies run their mineral processing plants as efficiently.

Minopex sets itself apart from its competition by focusing on quality related service at market related prices and company employees fully embrace this ethos, which has become one of the company’s cornerstones of success.