Coordinator – Truck Shop


Job & Candidate Requirements
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain safe work procedures and promote high safety and health awareness. Promote and comply with the KML Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to Supervisors to enable them to understand the critical issues affecting the planned maintenance and Backlog requirements across the Trucks Maintenance Workshop and other Equipment areas.
  • Provide tactical and logistical support to the entire organization, track and support the mine production plans to balance the maintenance activities within the availability goals.
  • Guide the Maintenance and Repair organization with updated performance/execution information, KPIs and management recommendations.
  • Supports the continuous improvement processes and initiatives and lead the defect elimination processes across the department.
  • Ensure all maintenance tasks are carried out as per the OEM recommendations and/or management through the standard KML Change management procedure any deviations to the OEM recommendations with a clearly defined engineering solution.
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) audits and analysis.
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining mobile equipment such as Komatsu Haul Trucks models HD1500, 860E, 960E, HD785-7 and Liebherr T284.
  • Experience in budgeting process and cost controls for maintenance department.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to subordinates, including ongoing training and development, performance management, conflict management and crisis management.
  • Ensuring the right people are in the right job as well as putting in place a succession plan for all positions
  • Experience working with the Original Equipment Manufacturers (Komatsu / LIebherr) on site haul truck fleet in site leadership roles or with factory experience.
Qualifications: Minimum:
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or significant field experience in Truck Maintenance, Planning and Reliability management
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a mine maintenance role especially on Equipment mentioned above.
  • At least 5 years in a senior supervisory role.
  • Conversant with electrical and mechanical side for Haul Trucks Komatsu and Liebherr.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and having driving experience for 12 months
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
Experience & Skills:
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience on heavy mobile equipment.
  • WHMS/Komtrax Experience
  • MS-Word, Power point, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Knowledge of pronto
  • Hydraulic and electrical circuit problem solving
  • Good leadership skills
Behavioral Traits:
  • Must be discreet and flexible.
  • Must be responsible, focused and self – motivated.
  • Ability to interact with people and work cohesively with them.
  • Must physically capable of using and moving equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

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