Planning Manager (Mining) -Northern Cape

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • In working with a well established mining company, the successful candidate will be directing underground mining, engineering and technical staff and will be coordinating operating requirements as well as technical activities and plans


  • Company: Mining company
  • Location: Northern Cape
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2020
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: South African
  • Salary: Neg. depending on exp
  • Qualifications: Degree Mining Engineering
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Evaluate, prepare and review mine design, reserves, ore control, productivity and project feasibility
  • Ensure the planning of site mining operations are scheduled to maximise values of resources and are in line with safety policies, market demand and business risk
  • Manage the underground mine design and optimisation thereof, this includes development and stopping
  • Create plans that optimise financial results and achieves all site objectives and goals
  • Coordinate site planning whilst participating in regional and corporate planning
  • Correlate and monitor Mine Engineers, GeoTechnical Engineering, Survey and Technical Applications staff
  • Ensure Safety objectives are adhered to and that all operations are in line with environmental and safety rules
  • Engage in risk assessments and mitigation plans and contribute to safe practices and environmental awareness
  • Identify possible hazards and ensure that appropriate action is taken
  • Ensure a high standard of safety, efficiency and effectiveness is always followed
  • Attend regular meetings and resolve any safety issues
  • Create budgets for underground production and provide technical resources to ensure those budgets are met
  • Manage production scheduling, budgeting, cut off grades and cost control analysis
  • Use mine design software to visually communicate designs

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Mining Engineering
  • 5 years exp in mining engineering operations such as blasting, drilling, service crew works & haulage
  • Proficient in 2D & 3D Dewisk Mine Planning Solutions preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Exp in scheduling short, medium and long term
  • Valid driver's license

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