BHP Billiton South Africa Jobs: Shift Supervisor

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14 Sep, 2010

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Hotazel Manganese Mines, based in the Kalahari we mine one of the largest manganese resources in the world.  We offer a unique lifestyle choice with a family-friendly, secure environment and value our employees as our greatest asset.

Ensuring compliance with the BHP Billiton commitment to Zero Harm, you will be in possession of the qualifications, skills and experience listed below:

Shift Supervisor

Hotazel, Northern Cape

Wessels Mine


Execute the underground sectional production outputs at the safest and cost-effective way through managing a team.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

•  Grade 12 plus an underground blasting certificate for Metalliferous mines

•  Holder of a Shift Supervisor  Certificate of Competency

•  Intermediate or advanced SAP experience

•  Minimum of 3 years experience as a Shift Supervisor

•  Medically fit

•  Trackless Mining experience will be an advantage

Key Performance Areas:

•  Compliance with all legal requirements in relation to the Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Act and the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations and Schedules

•  Supervision of people reporting directly to you in a production section

•  Any other task allocated to you to perform from your supervisor

•  Achieve monthly targets

•  Cost control

•  Initiate and integrate production planning sessions with other mine departments, e.g. MRM, Engineering, etc.

•  Manage feedback and execution of abovementioned planning to ensure production of quality ore at determined volumes

•  Develop and implement continuous improvement techniques to enhance production functionality

•  Compliance to Business Plan

Competencies: (some of the competencies)

•  Advanced skills level in MS Packages (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

•  Teamwork and cooperation

•  Building and Maintaining Relationships

•  Communication Skills

•  Flexibility

•  Attention To Details

•  Stress Management

•  Assertiveness

•  Leadership

•  Action Orientation

•  Cross Functional Awareness

•  Objective Setting and Control

•  Commercial Awareness

Please forward your CV (max 3 pages) to: mailto: [email protected] or fax to 053 742 2856. Applications close on 23 September 2010

“Appointments will be made in line with the company’s Employment Equity Policy. Previously disadvantaged people are encouraged to apply”.

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