Manager, Engineering Development (Mining / ECSA / GCC / BEng / Asset Management / Reliability) – Limpopo, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description:

Our client is a leading mining company in South Africa who have a vacancy for a Manager, Engineering Development. The main purpose of this role is to manage the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering resources and inputs required for growth, sustaining and improvement projects; To manage the physical asset management and reliability engineering to achieve optimal financials, operability and maintainability of physical assets within projects and current operations.



  • Provide input targets in terms of availability, reliability and cost optimisation of assets
  • Ensure effective life cycle management of assets
  • Ensure that Physical Asset Management (PAM) principles are implemented, adhered to and aligned to business strategies
  • Develop value adding techniques for asset management whilst ensuring compliance to sound engineering standards and principles
  • Confer and share strategic and tactical information with relevant stakeholders to discuss issues, coordinate activities and resolve problems related to technical and operational requirements and project execution
  • Ensure business systems are maintained and optimised by conducting continuous research
  • Provide expert technical and operational support and direction to the engineering and project teams
  • Compliance, Governance and Assurance to MHSA, BU and Company policies and procedures
  • Provide technical input to appropriate quantitative analyses conducted to evaluate financial viability of alternatives
  • Ensure effective cost and cash flow management principles are applied and continually evaluate options and areas for cost reduction/optimisation in line with targets
  • Adhere to functional policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, end to end processes, tools, templates etc.
  • Design and implement an optimised team structure that is manned by motivated and empowered staff and lead by sound performance management and transformational leadership practices
  • Identify, evaluate and complete capital projects aimed at improving operational excellence, effectiveness and compliance with minimum risk, within allocated timeframes and according to specified budgetary requirements
  • Assume responsibility for effective and preventative maintenance management of all plant and infrastructure machines, systems and equipment to limit failure and optimise production processes
  • Liaise with other departments towards evaluating new technologies to improve process capabilities, physical asset performance, product quality and throughput requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) policies, procedures and legislation in line with set standards
  • Electrical, mechanical and civil engineering support required to compile and maintain Standard Procedure Instruction (SPI)/Code of Practice (COP) as well as technical queries
  • Propose Asset's Life Cycle Costing (LCC) strategies
  • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem
  • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical
  • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BEng Electrical Engineering (Essential/Minimum or) BEng Mechanical Engineering (Essential/Minimum)
  • Gov Cert of Competence: Engineering (Essential/Minimum)
  • Management Development Programme (Essential/Minimum)
  • Relevant Experience in Engineering, project, asset, contractor, consultant and construction management relevant within a mining/production environment (At least 8 – 10 years)
  • Engineering Council of SA (PrEng) (Essential/Minimum)
  • MHS Act Section 2.13.2 (Engineer) (Essential/Minimum)


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role


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Christo van der Ham

Managing Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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