Mine Overseer at Petra Diamonds - Finsch Mine

Petra Diamonds Limited

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Petra Diamonds Limited

Mine Overseer at Petra Diamonds - Finsch Mine

Petra Diamonds Limited

  • Undisclosed
  • Permanent Senior position
  • Lime Acres, Northern Cape
  • Posted 19 May 2022 by Petra Diamonds Limited
  • Expires in 25 days
  • Job 2466788 - Ref FIN479
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About the position

MINE OVERSEER

Closing date: 29 May 2022

Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres, which is situated 160km north-west of Kimberley and 109km south of Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

Job Reference Nr: FIN479 Job Grade: D2

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Manager: Mining or Superintendent: Production, the role will co-ordinate and manage the mining activities and resources within a section to achieve all required targets and to ensure effective communication between all stakeholders and ensure safety and health of employees.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that the monthly production planning for the relevant section is done and executed in line with requirements of the approved annual mining business plan.
  • Review and set production objectives in line with the implementation and adherence to the relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee, enforce and review inspections of working places, materials, products and equipment to detect defects, non compliance or malfunctions and implement corrective measures to mitigate risks and achieve planned targets.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of section appointed for within agreed safety performance, timelines, budget and quality. Control and co-ordinate all activities to achieve optimum production throughput, process efficiency, product security and information integrity.
  • Responsible for the application of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations, COPs, standards and procedures.
  • Provide input into the departmental budget.
  • Manage the budget for the area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for the generation of cost saving ideas.
  • Provide mining expertise and skills to the operation; advising on mining solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the operation.
  • Ensure capacity and bench strength of functional talent pool by coordinating, directing and leading mining talent in area of responsibility.
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders on mining related matters, and support the operation on mining related engagement.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective / sound communication system within the operation.
  • Ensure that all Mining reporting is aligned with standards, guidelines and schedules.
  • Coordinate, control the preparation and ensure the timeous reporting of production results, records and reports.
  • Review and analyse progressive production performance statistics and investigate action plans to mitigate deviations to ensure the effective achievement of the annual production plan.
  • Evaluate and implement mining production processes, systems, products or new developments to integrate opportunities and mitigate deficiencies to ensure continuous improvement and alignment to mining best practice, policies and plans.
  • Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders to implement the organisation's risk management plan, schedule risk assessments and draw up action plans to minimise or eliminate operational risks.
  • Drafting , reviewing , enforcing of Activity based Risk assessments , Safe working procedures and MCOPs
  • Implement and manage the area of responsibility plan as signed off by the Appointed Manager
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values.
  • Perform Requisite Management Leadership practices.
  • Responsible to ensure that the mining teams are adequately trained and refreshed in line with the standards set by the Mine.
  • Drive organizational values that affect Petra's relationship with its employees.
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company's values and Code of Ethical Conduct.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12
  • Blasting Certificate OR National Certificate Rock breaking Underground Hard Rock Level 3
  • Mine Overseers Certificate of Competence.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a Shiftboss in an underground environment.
  • Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate).
  • Valid Drivers' License.

ADVANTAGE:

  • B Tech Diploma or B Sc Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Leadership Development Programme (LDP) OR equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience in mechanised mining practices.
  • Knowledge and experience in massive mining practices.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Having knowledge and skill to analyse technical data and to perform trend analysis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill of all applicable policies, procedures, legislative requirements, principles and practices regarding the operational and production plan.
  • Convert manpower requirements, tonnage requirements, equipment/machinery availability, back to the operation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in resource management principles and practices and being able to apply corrective action where problems and risk occur.
  • Implement and follow-up on corrective measures as and when applicable regarding the production plan.
  • Advise on mining design progress and status according to the execution and compliance to the required operational plan.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Strategic Planning; Creating a Culture of Trust; Inspiring Others; Facilitating Change; Customer Focus; Driving for Results; Decision Making; Communication; Safety Leadership; Creating an Inclusive Environment; Managing Relationships; Delegation and Empowerment.

** PLEASE NOTE: Petra Diamonds is currently aligning its organisational structure to the operational model therefore all job titles and job profiles are under review. This may influence the grading of the position.

Desired Skills:

  • Underground Mining
  • Production Planning
  • Legal REquirements
  • Technical Data Analysis
  • Resource Management
  • Mining Design

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Precious & Semiprecious Stone Mining

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Certificate

About The Employer:

Finsch Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company's Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested).

Please submit your CV and supporting documents by 29 May 2022. Please note, incomplete documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately to your local SAPS .

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Company accommodation
  • Pension Fund
  • Medical Aid

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About the position

MINE OVERSEER

Closing date: 29 May 2022

Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres, which is situated 160km north-west of Kimberley and 109km south of Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

Job Reference Nr: FIN479 Job Grade: D2

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Manager: Mining or Superintendent: Production, the role will co-ordinate and manage the mining activities and resources within a section to achieve all required targets and to ensure effective communication between all stakeholders and ensure safety and health of employees.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that the monthly production planning for the relevant section is done and executed in line with requirements of the approved annual mining business plan.
  • Review and set production objectives in line with the implementation and adherence to the relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee, enforce and review inspections of working places, materials, products and equipment to detect defects, non compliance or malfunctions and implement corrective measures to mitigate risks and achieve planned targets.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of section appointed for within agreed safety performance, timelines, budget and quality. Control and co-ordinate all activities to achieve optimum production throughput, process efficiency, product security and information integrity.
  • Responsible for the application of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations, COPs, standards and procedures.
  • Provide input into the departmental budget.
  • Manage the budget for the area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for the generation of cost saving ideas.
  • Provide mining expertise and skills to the operation; advising on mining solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the operation.
  • Ensure capacity and bench strength of functional talent pool by coordinating, directing and leading mining talent in area of responsibility.
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders on mining related matters, and support the operation on mining related engagement.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective / sound communication system within the operation.
  • Ensure that all Mining reporting is aligned with standards, guidelines and schedules.
  • Coordinate, control the preparation and ensure the timeous reporting of production results, records and reports.
  • Review and analyse progressive production performance statistics and investigate action plans to mitigate deviations to ensure the effective achievement of the annual production plan.
  • Evaluate and implement mining production processes, systems, products or new developments to integrate opportunities and mitigate deficiencies to ensure continuous improvement and alignment to mining best practice, policies and plans.
  • Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders to implement the organisation's risk management plan, schedule risk assessments and draw up action plans to minimise or eliminate operational risks.
  • Drafting , reviewing , enforcing of Activity based Risk assessments , Safe working procedures and MCOPs
  • Implement and manage the area of responsibility plan as signed off by the Appointed Manager
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values.
  • Perform Requisite Management Leadership practices.
  • Responsible to ensure that the mining teams are adequately trained and refreshed in line with the standards set by the Mine.
  • Drive organizational values that affect Petra's relationship with its employees.
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company's values and Code of Ethical Conduct.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12
  • Blasting Certificate OR National Certificate Rock breaking Underground Hard Rock Level 3
  • Mine Overseers Certificate of Competence.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a Shiftboss in an underground environment.
  • Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate).
  • Valid Drivers' License.

ADVANTAGE:

  • B Tech Diploma or B Sc Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Leadership Development Programme (LDP) OR equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience in mechanised mining practices.
  • Knowledge and experience in massive mining practices.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Having knowledge and skill to analyse technical data and to perform trend analysis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill of all applicable policies, procedures, legislative requirements, principles and practices regarding the operational and production plan.
  • Convert manpower requirements, tonnage requirements, equipment/machinery availability, back to the operation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in resource management principles and practices and being able to apply corrective action where problems and risk occur.
  • Implement and follow-up on corrective measures as and when applicable regarding the production plan.
  • Advise on mining design progress and status according to the execution and compliance to the required operational plan.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Strategic Planning; Creating a Culture of Trust; Inspiring Others; Facilitating Change; Customer Focus; Driving for Results; Decision Making; Communication; Safety Leadership; Creating an Inclusive Environment; Managing Relationships; Delegation and Empowerment.

** PLEASE NOTE: Petra Diamonds is currently aligning its organisational structure to the operational model therefore all job titles and job profiles are under review. This may influence the grading of the position.

Desired Skills:

  • Underground Mining
  • Production Planning
  • Legal REquirements
  • Technical Data Analysis
  • Resource Management
  • Mining Design

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Precious & Semiprecious Stone Mining

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Certificate

About The Employer:

Finsch Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company's Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested).

Please submit your CV and supporting documents by 29 May 2022. Please note, incomplete documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately to your local SAPS .

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Company accommodation
  • Pension Fund
  • Medical Aid