Posted on :
5 Apr, 2022
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: OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE PRINCIPAL
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE PRINCIPAL
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
This position exists to support the Business Improvement Initiatives through driving operational efficiencies by providing data driven decision-making tools. It will ensure data accuracy and consistent reporting by designing and creating optimal processes and procedures for employees to follow.
Understands the complete Fraser Alexander’s strategic goals to be achieved by 2024.
Work with the BI Manager, General Managers and HODs on the data strategy implementation plan and develop an implementation plan for approval.
Establish a system to monitor the Fraser Alexander’s Strategic goals implementation and work with team members to correct any variations.
Scope and maintain Business Improvement Project pipelines with appropriate tracking and reporting mechanisms.
Assist the BI Manager to evaluate and report on the performance against established objectives, budgets, and strategic plans.
Generating facts and do gap analysis for each division to derive the Business Execution Plans.
Collaborating with GMs and their direct reports (down to operator level) to identify opportunities for improvement and growth.
Analyse operational activities, continuously scouting for improvement opportunities.
Implement a Continuous Improvement (BI) platform, including MWDT, for all employees.
Setting up of Governance structures for Business Improvement, inclusive of the Standard Operating Model principles.
Implement a Continuous Improvement (BI) platform, including MDWT, for all employees
Conduct bottom-up operational excellence implementation
Ensuring that daily work is aligned with company strategy
Improving shift efficiency together with HR performance
Train shift workers on problem solving skills & strategies
Bachelor of Engineering – Metallurgy or Chemical
Postgraduate qualification in Business studies, finance or supply chain (desirable)
Modelling and Analytics certifications
Power BI & DAX
5- 6 years’ experience in mining and technology industries
3 -4 years’ Experience in Business Improvement or data science environment
Experience in developing and implementing integrated operational planning
Developing Training material (SOP) and training shift personnel (incl. RCA)
Experience in Value chain Management (incl. SLA)
Knowledge or experience of MDWT implementation
SKILLS, QUALITIES AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong negotiation skills
Good communication, conflict handling and interpersonal skills
Good quality control skills
Computer skills (MS Office)
Advantageous skills in SQL, VBA Python, DAX and Power BI
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Application Deadline: 12/04/2022