Feb 16, 2021

Manager Mining

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

Job Description

Reference Id: REF7597U

Company Description:
Here is an exciting opportunity for you to join our Platinum Business as a Manager Mining, this forms part of the Mine Senior management team, where the successful candidate will be in general charge of all the engineering related aspects of the mine, as well as provide technical consultancy and advisory support to the Mine Managers, and Production Managers.

Zero Harm. Safe. Smart. Sustainable. Probably not the first words you typically associate with mining. But Anglo American is not your typical mining company.

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Anglo Platinum

Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:
You will be responsible to lead the Mining function and teams to deliver safe, productive outcomes in-line with agreed plans, operating standards and legal requirements.

The focus areas for this role will be to:

Understand the Operating Model with a focus on Work Management and its implications on the various disciplines with a key focus on business improvement tools and techniques and negotiation management with regulatory bodies, institutes and business partners and all other stakeholders.
Understand Project Management fundamentals and new technologies and their impact on operational model with key focus on digitalization / mechanization.
Understand the Extraction, Drill & Blast optimization, Contamination management, Grade Control and Load & Haul optimization.
Through knowledge of Underground mining cycle activities and processes such as mine development, production and support/services systems (mining services, material handling, mine logistics systems, backfill systems) and identification of opportunities and process risks and support risk controlled delivery of mine plans.
Implement and drive all Safety, Health and Environment, Legislative, Statutory, Regulatory and Permitting requirements and Contracts Management for various disciplines (e.g., supplier management, contract compliance, setting and managing delegated authority and contract performance).
This role is in the Mining department at a Band 5 level reporting to the Senior General Manager.

You will be required to have:

Relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably with a Bachelor of Mining Engineering Degree (or Civil Engineering with post Mining qualifications), or post graduate Mining Master’s degree.
Mine Manager Certificate of Competency (MMCC) is required for Metalliferous mines.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:

2 - 5 years Post Engineering qualification experience inclusive of 5 years within a Bord & Pillar Underground mining operation in Managerial capacity.
Good understanding in the latest mining technologies in driving digitalisation and mechanisation within a mining operation.
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 fulfil 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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