Atlas Copco Vacancies: Drill Equipment Supervisor

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13 Jun, 2013

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Mining Jobs in South Africa

Drill Equipment Supervisor Steelpoort Mining & Rock Excavation Technique

Atlas Copco South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Mining & Rock Excavation forms part of the Atlas Copco group, which was established in Sweden in 1873. The operations within South Africa are, for the most part, dedicated to sales, service and business marketing of products from the TME, LHD, RDT CTO, SDE,ADS and RCE divisions. The parts and service operation’s cover South Africa and a support role for the stated neighbouring markets for its products. The company has had a strong growth over the last years and is today one of the major companies in the MR Business Area. Including a rather large service crew we total over 500 people. The business objective is to focus consistently on the customer in all areas of activity – including market and customer share development. The company is committed to the professional development of all employees, and strives to provide every possible opportunity to enhance their competence. This role form part of a team with professionals selling and servicing equipment for the mining and construction markets and related Use of Product’s.

Job description:

  • The incumbent of this position is to ensure co-ordinate drilling equipment needs for surface and underground consignment stock as well as co-ordinates with the transport official of the mine to have equipment transported underground.
  • Loads issues from underground store onto the mine procurement order system to generate orders.
  • Ensures good housekeeping principals are maintained in and around the consignment stock warehouse.
  • Receives all new and refurbished equipment sent to the consignment stock warehouse on a SPX or STD, checks the correctness and quantities of the items and signs the documentation accepting the contents.
  • Pack the new and refurbished equipment on the correct shelf in the consignment stock warehouse.
  • Records quantities received into the stock control sheet with the document number.
  • Issues new or refurbished equipment to the operators at the beginning of the shift on a one for one exchange basis.
  • Records the issued equipment in the control sheets.
  • Records returned used equipment on the discard analysis sheet.
  • Reports to the Technical Representative on daily activities.
  • Will carry out any other function or duty as may be required in terms of “The Way We Do Things”.
  • Proceeds underground daily to check on mine’s underground stores personnel.
  • Packs returned stock into the racks provided.
  • Sharpens bits if required.
  • Unblocks rods sent out from underground.
  • Sends bent rods back to Atlas Copco workshop for straightening.
  • Takes corrective action to rectify incorrect drilling or equipment usage.
  • Give weekly stock replenishing sheet to the representative who will place these orders on the Distribution Centre for the weekly delivery.
  • Completes the daily report for the previous 24 hour cycle and takes the daily report to the designated mine official.
  • Notifies the Technical Representative of any abnormal occurrences.
  • Identify problematic areas (Operator, Rigs/ HH Rock Drills, product performance)
  • Will carry out any other function or duty as may be required in terms of “The Way We Do Things”.


Experience requirements:

Good / sound interpersonal / customer relations to be maintained at all times.

Ability to read and write.
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Good communication skills and customer focused.

Educational requirements:

Grade 12

Personality requirements:

Require medical fitness certificates (Red Ticket).

Country and city description:

This Position is based in Steelpoort


Reference ID: AVDB-97ZBHP
Functional area: Service
Country of service: South Africa
State: Mpumalanga
City: Steelpoort
Company name: Atlas Copco South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Personnel manager: Jaye-Dee Cloete
Phone: 011 821 9555
Send Application To: [email protected]
Last date to apply: 2013-06-18


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