Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.
Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
Job Title: OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Location: Evander, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reference #: OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The aim and on shift, with regard of the Operations Supervisor is to ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on site to Safety, Environment and Productivity, and to assist the Superintendent and other line managers with the efficient and effective running of the site. The Operations Supervisor is the responsible supervisor on shift.
Business / Functional Management:
Execute their operational and technical duties in line with organisational directives, as provided by the Superintendent or reporting line manager.
Support implementation of business initiatives as directed in their area.
Financial, Commercial & Contracts Management:
Work with materials and equipment in a cost effective way, as per standard operating procedures and practice notes as directed by line manager.
Ensure full compliance to material usage requirements in executing of their duties.
Risk Management & Compliance, incl. ESG responsibility:
Execute all duties in strict compliance to SHEQ policies, procedures and legislation, to ensure the company’s responsibility is met.
Comply with all reporting and information requirements, as set by the Superintendent.
Stakeholder Management (internal / external):
Ensure professional interaction with stakeholders, at operator to junior management level.
Maintain working relationships with support functions on site and at head office, as required to deliver in their section against standards.
Engage with peers and seniors on the project to ensure project objectives are achieved as per instruction.
Operations & Project Management:
Contribute to plan / schedule generation for daily / shift work, in line with project goals.
Responsible for operational execution of work assigned to them, through delivery of their own tasks and duties, as well as supervision of the work for the team on shift.
Management Operating System & Reporting:
Ensure all paperwork and posters are displayed on the site office wall and kept up to date.
Ensure all reported near misses are recorded following procedure, and submitted to the Superintendent each week.
Responsible for adherence to technical standards and work methods, for their section, in accordance with organisational and client requirements, policies, procedures and legislation.
Checking the sums are right on plans drawings and quantities and that all materials and work are to the specifications.
Record the condition of plant arriving on site on a form with photographs.
Execute duties in full compliance of safety, training and health requirements.
Remain up to date with personal professional development.
Assist Superintendent with ensuring operational delivery in areas as assigned.
Culture & Climate:
Contribute to a culture of safety and continuous improvement for the duration of the project.
Align with client culture requirements as directed by their line manager.
National Diploma in Civil or Mining / Metallurgical / Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
B Tech in Civil or Mining / Metallurgical Engineering or equivalent preferred.
At least 1 to 2 years’ experience working in a mining / tailings environment
SKILLS, QUALITIES and ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Solid understanding of the Mining Industry with specific emphasis on Tailings business.
Knowledge and understanding of the national legislation, standards and bylaws applicable to Tailings business.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of technical and operational aspects core to the tailings industry.
First line supervision – management theory and application.
Application Deadline: 10/06/2021