Anglo American South Africa: Vibration Analyst

Posted on :

4 Jul, 2010

Category :

Mining Jobs in South Africa

Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Our unique portfolio of high-quality mining assets and natural resources includes platinum group metals and diamonds, with significant interests in copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel and thermal coal, as well as a divestment portfolio of other mining and industrial businesses. We operate in Africa, Europe, South and North America, Australia and Asia. Anglo American South Africa recruits Vibration Analyst

Grading:  Anglo Band 7


  • Minimum qualification National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Technikon S4) with 3-5 years relevant experience OR
  • National Certificate N6 with minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Computer literacy and Bilingual (Afrikaans and English)

Additional Requirements

  • Relevant experience in Vibration analyses and Alignment.
  • Relevant project planning experience.
  • Valid driver’s license (Code 8)
  • Valid Fitness for Duty certificate
  • Interpersonal – Teamwork, Cross-Cultural Awareness and Stress tolerance
  • Analytical – Good judgment, Information gathering, problem Analysis and Technical skills competence
  • Innovation, Oral Communication and Facilitation  Skills
  • Operational – A concern for excellence and execution
  • Leadership – Providing direction and motivating others

Key Responsibilities:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Research of new developments and techniques, recommendations with respect to best practices and optimization of equipment performance.
  • Ensure that Vibration data is correctly and accurately collected, analyzed, interpreted & the condition of equipment reported with accompanying recommendations as how to address deviations
  • Diagnosis/trouble shooting (failure analyses) and/or repair on mechanical equipment/systems.
  • Calibration of equipment and instruments, revision of limits and providing technical assistance and guidance to stakeholders
  • Standby duty and support to artisans with higher level / complex maintenance problems.
  • Identification and implementation of improvement projects to improve equipment reliability and life expectancy.
  • Liaison with Engineering managers, heads, foreman, tradesman and suppliers for problem solving.
  • Management of SHEQ (SHEQ documentation, ISO 14000 and ISO 9002), BBC program and STEP

Additional Information:

  • Incomplete CV’s and/or applications will not be considered.
  • The initial salary will be determined in accordance with Kumba Iron Ore regulations.
  • Applicants can submit a complete, updated CV with original certified copies of certificates, K009-form (applicable to all Kumba employees) and advertisement to GSS Local Walk-in-Centre’s situated in the Plant and Mining, or GSS Central Walk-in-Centre situated in the Finance Building, to reach them on or before 2010-07-13.  It can also be emailed or faxed to: E-mail[email protected] and Fax nr.: 086 577 2429
  • Enquiries to be made at the following number: 053 739-3483/3677

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