Multiple Positions – Kagem Mining Limited

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
  • August 25, 2024

Kagem Mining Limited

Kagem is seeking remarkable candidates to join the team, in the positions of Superintendent Light Duty and Junior Supervisor – Heavy Duty Equipment

SUPERINTENDENT LIGHT DUTY (x 1)

Reports to: Manager Engineering

Job Purpose

• Principle Accountabilities
• The superintendent will be held responsible for all light duty vehicles and ensure that 90% availability of vehicles all the time.
• Enforce the company’s health and Safety Policy.
• Ensure all the statutory requirements are strictly followed as per standard norms at Engineering department.
• Ensure that preventive maintenance schedules are followed with periodical inspection to reduce breakdowns.
• Keep updated fleet maintenance reports and reports daily activities in the workshop.
• Responsible for management of manpower in an effective manner.
• Pre-plan and execute the daily works and engage the right workforce.
• Ensure effective manpower utilization and reduce repair time.
• Ensure equipment/machines are being operated in proper condition.
• Receive and give immediate action on daily break down from users.
• Ensure the workplace is free of oil and diesel spillage all the time.
• Train and help workers to acquire modern skills in the field of engineering.
• Periodically check completion status of all works assigned to subordinates.
• Provide targets and effectively allocate duties to subordinates.
• Ensure discipline among the workforce and that they follow laid down procedures when executing their duties.

Qualifications & Experience

• Diploma in Mechanical / Automobile Engineering with min 5 years’ experience.
• Experience in fleet maintenance software and good computer skills
• Self-starter requiring minimum supervision.
• Ability to train lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques.
• Knows which work needs priority and then assign it to other workers.
• Can work individually or as part of a team.
• Must have current certification from EIZ.
• Good command of both oral and written communication

JUNIOR SUPERVISOR- HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENTS (x 6)

Reports to: Superintendent / Mechanical Engineer

Job Purpose: To plan, execute heavy duty equipment’s maintenance & to ensure optimum efficiency, performance, and safety daily.

Principle Accountabilities

• Responsible for the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment such as Surface Drilling Machine, Excavators, Dump Trucks, Dozers, Graders, Backhoes, Front End Loaders, Mobile Cranes, Gensets, Pumps and other heavy mining and construction equipment as assigned by the supervisor.
• Diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions on all equipment using appropriate tools
• Ensure all service are performed in accordance with the planned maintenance checklist.
• Carrying out scheduled overhaul and replacing parts that have reached the end of their working life.
• Responding immediately to equipment breakdowns.
• Testing repaired equipment to ensure proper performance when used.
• Ensure equipment is clean and lubricated.
• Help train new workers in performing equipment inspection, repair, and preventive maintenance.
• Awareness and application of company HSE standards.
• May also do auto electrical works depending on qualifications and experience.
• Must maintain high levels of concentration by avoiding unnecessary conversation with colleagues while at work.

Qualifications & Experience

• Diploma in Mechanical / Automobile Engineering with min 2 to 3 years in the mining industry/HEMM Fleets maintenance (or) Minimum Craft Certificate in Auto mechanics, H.E.R, Mechanical fitting, or related field with 10 to 15 years mining industry/HEMM maintenance.
• Experience in fleet maintenance software and good computer skills
• Self-starter requiring minimum supervision.
• Knowledge of SHEQ
• Knowledge in the use of testing equipment.
• Can follow and explain instructions to other workers clearly.
• Knows how to assemble body, frame, engines, and major driveline of the equipment.
• Can analyse mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic malfunctions.
• Ability to train lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques.
• Knows which work needs priority and then assign it to other workers.
• Can work individually or as part of a team.
• Must have current certification from EIZ.
• Good command of both oral and written communication.

The company provides single status accommodation at the mine site.

Send your applications (Covering Letter and CV only) to The Head-Human Resources by mail to; kagem.recruitment@gemfields.com.

Certificates will only be required at the interview stage. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date 25th August 2023

Kagem Mining Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all eligible applicants to apply. We do not charge or ask for money from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process. Should
you be asked to do so by anybody, please do not proceed and report such individuals to the police immediately.

To apply for this job email your details to kagem.recruitment@gemfields.com.

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