Optimisation Supervisor (Mining) Secunda

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • In working for a well established international company, the successful incumbent will be responsible for the day to day support and effective running of the Online communication leg of the Productivity Optimization Department in the Services team to maintain service agreement contracts.


  • Company: Manufacturer
  • Location: Secunda
  • Date Posted: 18th May 2021
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: South African EE
  • Salary: Basic Neg plus benefits
  • Qualifications: Qualified Electrician / Millwright with Flameproof and Gas Testing certificates
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Required to oversee compliance to health and safety aspects in the company and on site as per the Mine Health and Safety Act
  • Responsible for commissioning communications software and hardware on machines. Required to commission the of machine
  • The identification and implementation of accommodation and training needs for the productivity analysis
  • Maintain adequate resources to cover for events such as leave, sickness and incapacitation of section personnel, thereby ensuring continuance of section services to the company in S.A.
  • Responsible to drive service agreements and benefits with the customers
  • Help set-up, manage and maintain the Smart Services center for remote faultfinding, service agreement reporting and FS feedback
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining good and effective working relationships between department personnel and other company departments.
  • Technical “ownership” of communications systems, drawings, bills of material and specifications.
  • Required to be involved in issues on the working product including marketing, manufacturing and using the product
  • Required to develop a solid understanding of cost, value and schedules.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years underground experience
  • Electrician / Millwright with Flameproof and Gas Testing certificates
  • National Diploma in Engineering discipline will be an added advantage
  • Supervisor experience is essential
  • Must be computer literate (MS Office)
  • Experience in a mining engineering and application environment is very important together with product and application knowledge
  • Fault finding experience
  • Engineering calculation experience
  • Knowledge of the communication links to surface including hardware and software (Transender configuration) is required
  • Knowledge of SAP and the EWR process.
  • A working knowledge of South African mining laws and standards, and product approval processes
  • Engineering discipline, first time right designs,
  • Experience in fixing problems to their root cause and working within the systems.

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