May 11, 2021
Reference Number: EXX210503-1 Job Advert Summary PURPOSE: • To facilitate Business Unit operational function level (mining, beneficiation, engineering etc. or for a smaller business unit) improvement teams to realise business goals aligned with Business Unit improvement targets. MAJOR CHALLENGES: • Translating business goals and challenges to functional and area targets for the Business Unit. • Facilitating operational teams to improve performance. • Analysing of operational team's performance. Minimum Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: • B Eng (Relevant) (Essential/Minimum) • Certificate First Line Management (Essential/Minimum) EXPERIENCE: 5 years Business improvement- or business excellence, economical evaluations, improvement methodologies. Importance: Essential/Minimum Involvement: Operational REQUIREMENTS: • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro) • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro) Duties & Responsibilities The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following: Best Practice and Knowledge Management • Intellectual property management and protection • Create and manage professional networks • Participate in tertiary educational relationships • Participate in professional external forums • Continuously monitors exchange and preservation of information between operations and individuals to facilitate effective knowledge management • Stay abreast with advances in field of business improvement and innovation Business Performance, Operations and Continuous Improvement • Ensure Business Improvement (BI) initiatives target the current focus areas in order to achieve Business Unit (BU) and functional area targets • Track performance against targets Business Review Process • Support the business review process by evaluating critical performance areas - 6 monthly, quarterly and monthly within operational function level (mining, beneficiation, engineering etc. or for a smaller business unit) • Implement and track metrics to enable measurement of process efficiency and effectiveness; auditing of current processes and identification of areas of opportunity Customer and Client Relationship Management • Support core business by ensuring appropriate stakeholder relationships toward enhancing corporate profile • Manage internal and external relations, including the interface with external providers or other functions responsible to ensure that business needs are met, and employees are satisfied Optimisation and Efficiency • Execute Business Improvement (BI)/Operational Excellence (OE) framework and process on operational function level (mining, beneficiation, engineering etc. or for a smaller business unit) • Implement common operational/BI initiatives for an operational level (mining, beneficiation, engineering etc. or for a smaller business unit) • Facilitate breakthrough projects at operational level (mining, beneficiation, engineering etc. or for a smaller business unit) • Facilitate knowledge transfer and contribute to business optimisation function Communities of Practice (COP) • Coordinate technical skills supporting the BU/functional unit BI Process • Support BI/OE initiatives through business analysis, root cause analysis, idea generation facilitation and structured innovation Safe and Healthy Work Environment • Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis • Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations and rectify and report to superior • Comply with Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) and technical requirements • Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times Behavioural Alignment Demonstrates the following: • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy. If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Exxaro Lephalale, Limpopo, South Africa Full time