Jan 06, 2021

Section Manager Long Term Mine Planning

  • Anglo American Platinum
  • Kathu, South Africa
Full time Mining

Job Description

Reference Id: REF5815Q

Company Description:
We have an exciting position for a Section Manager Long Term Mine Planning who will be responsible to manage all Long & Medium Term mine planning activities on Sishen Mine.

We’re the best in the industry. You’ll make us better.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; planning; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a Section Manager Long Term Mine Planning to join our Kumba Iron Ore family. This is a key role within the team where you will:

Develop Life of Mine and Medium Term mine plans and schedules to safely, efficiently and cost effectively determine Sishen’s future.
Provide technical expertise to all mine planning & production teams to ensure effective mining.
Manage mine planning resources and software to deliver section business targets.
Meet mining objectives and conform to Kumba Iron Ore mining standards, geotechnical and operational physical standards to ensure safe mining operations within legislative guidelines.
Ensure compliance with all relevant legal, environmental, occupational health and safety and risk management standards and best practices.
Contribute to continuous improvement and asset optimisation initiatives to enhance mining processes.
Keep abreast of developments in the mine planning field to initiate and implement projects and improvement initiatives toward contributing to business profitability and growth.
This role is in theMining Technical Services Department on a Band 6 level reporting to theMining Technical Services Manager.

You will need the following:

Grade 12
BEng or BTech Mining Engineering
Valid South African driver’s license

You will need strong experience in the following:

5 years of operational experience in Open Cast Mine Planning and related operations
3 years’ experience in managing a team (advantageous)

Additional information:
Who We Are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet? That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

What We Offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfill their potential.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

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