Shift Supervisor

Barrick Gold Corporation

Job Description


Lumwana Mining Company Seeks To Recruit a Highly Motivated And Committed Employee For The Position Of Shift Supervisor To Join The Versatile Maintenance Team. We Are In Search Of An Individual Who Can Champion Barrick’s DNA By

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships


Reporting to the Coordinator – you will be responsible for the reliability and availability of the field maintenance team by building, assessing and continuously improving the equipment availability. Identify, develop, and implement improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and effectiveness of field maintenance and operations processes. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the maintenance of all field equipment such as Komatsu PC700 up to PC8000 Shovels & Excavators, CAT, and Komatsu Dozers, 930E Komatsu Dump Trucks, 993/4 CAT Wheel Loaders, HM400 ADT’s, 785 Komatsu Dump Trucks, and CAT/Komatsu Ancillary Equipment.
  • Carry out structured routine safety inspections in cooperation with field maintenance coordinators.
  • Actively promote full cooperation between the maintenance and mining operation.
  • Take full responsibility and accountability for the performance of the field maintenance team.
  • Assist to prepare and control cost budgets for field maintenance teams.
  • Develop continuous improvement strategies and communicate and apply accordingly.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improving of maintenance processes and systems.
  • Measure and report overall equipment and infrastructure performance.
  • Monitor condition of equipment
  • Knowledge in root cause analysis
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information.
  • Carry out routine and statutory inspections.
  • Able to investigate an incident.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum Craft Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia.
  • Significant experience (5 years) in Heavy Earthmoving Equipment maintenance i.e. Komatsu, CAT, and Bell Equipment.
  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in SAP.
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
  • Must have a current driver’s license.

What We Can Offer You


  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organisation

Applicants that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs to the Job Portal link:

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers employment opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 27 th March 2024. If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’

Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment process.

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