Lonmin South Africa Vacancies: Mine Overseer

Posted on :

7 Oct, 2013

Category :

Mining Jobs in South Africa

Minimum Education Requirements:

NQF 4 (National Senior Certificate or Grade 12 or Adult Senior Certificate), Blasting certificate, Mine Overseers Certificate
Additional Education Requirements:
Years of Experience: 2-4 years


Skills Required:
Relevant computer skills (MS Office & SAP)
Sound understanding of metalliferous mining processes and systems
Competent in functional systems used in the business
Understanding of Safety, Health and Environment standards and procedures

Position Summary:
The MINE OVERSEER exists to plan, coordinate, lead and control the

resources, and design section specific systems to ensure that the
shaft development and stoping processes operates safe and effectively

from a current and future best practice perspective. The role holder
will carry a legal appointment applicable to the role.
At least 3 years experience as a mining shift supervisor
(inclusive of excellent safety and production results)

Acting exposure as a Mine Overseer will be advantageous

Platinum mining experience will be advantageous.

Operational Planning

Corporate Governance



People management

Job Requirements:
Manage and control the allocation of funds to ensure adherence to approved budgeted expenditure.
Assist in compiling the mining budget by providing information based on operational and resource requirements.
Interpret, develop and implement operational objectives and action plans to achieve the mining and business strategy.
Establishes and monitors performance indicators for the mining operations under his control to ensure the attainment of mining objectives.
Monitor compliance with mining standards and legislative requirements to ensure adherence.
Maintain and implement safety and health systems and ensure operational compliance in accordance with the MHSA.
Implement the operational requirements of the mines environmental policy.
Reviews progressive production output information and statistics, investigate and actions deviations to ensure attainment of production plan.
Investigate opportunity for continuous improvement and develop, implement and control action plans to realize the improvements.
Reviews and regulates the commitment of resources within the mining areas to optimize the efficiency of operations and achievement of overall objectives.
Interpret the mining operational plan and production results to develop a monthly operation plan in accordance with the annual production plan requirements.
Sets priorities, manage and co ordinate operational activities to ensure achievement of required production targets.
Implements the Risk Management plan according to organisational requirements.
Review and approve labour plans around operational targets.
Provide leadership and inspire team members towards high performance.
Action talent management initiatives for team members (performance review, talent review etc).
Ensure team members have an Individual Performance Agreement and Development Plan in place and that it is updated timeously.
Create opportunities for development through participation and involvement in new business or technology enhancement projects for team members.
Provide coaching to team members on an ongoing basis

Behavioural Skills:
Deciding and Initiating Action
Leading and Supervising
Working with People
Adhering to principles & values
Persuading and Influencing
Presenting and Communicating Information
Planning and Organising
Delivering results and Meeting Customer Expectations
Adapting and Responding to Change
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives


Job Title: Mine Overseer
Job Code: 6548
Closing Date: 08-10-2013
Grade: D3
Location: Marikana, NW, SA
Job Type: Permanent
Shifts: Day Shift



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