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Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Northern Cape
Job TypePermanent
EducationTrade Test, Matric, N3
Experience5 years experience

Job Description

A mining company based in Northern cape is looking for a Mechanical Foreman to fill the position


• Grade 12 or N3;

• Certificate in first line management;

• Trade certificate as qualified artisan;

• N4 certificate in Engineering Studies;

• Minimum of three (3) years applicable plant or mine experience;

• Minimum of three (3) years relevant mechanical experience within an heavy industry, mining or production environment;

• Minimum of two (2) years management or supervisory experience;

• Valid code B/EB driving licence.


• Computer literacy in MS Office;

• Knowledge of the relevant legislation with regards to Safety, Trade and Industry, Mining Activities and Labour;

• Knowledge of risk assessment, disciplinary procedures, lock out procedure, lifting equipment, various types of welding, metallurgical processes, engineering processes and budgeting;

• Skills in first aid, coaching, tool handling, basic rigging, plating, developing, supervision, communication, organising and planning;


• Supervise and develop team members;

• Develop and maintain productive relations with internal and external customers;

• Budget and cost control;

• Adhere to all applicable safety health and environmental practices and procedures;

• Support and assist with change initiatives;

• Generate and implement team improvement ideas;

• Ensure effective and preventative maintenance management of all plant and infrastructure machines, systems and equipment;

• Coordinate plant shutdowns;

• Conduct root cause analysis of machinery failures and regular high cost replacements;

• Appoint external investigators where necessary and manage investigation process;

• Suggest improvements or remedial action based on investigations;

• Analyse the effectiveness of labour utilisation;

• Produce procedures and processes as remedial action;

• Update and change maintenance system;

• Ad hoc, any other reasonable duties as and when requested from time to time.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please send CV to

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