Job Title

Engineering Superintendent

Out of South Africa
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Area: Out of South Africa
Sector: Mining / Petroleum
Posted: 21 February 2024

Job Details


Oversee and improve resources, processes and systems to ensure plant availability within the legal and engineering framework to ensure efficient processing and recovery of diamonds.


Implement Maintenance and Procurement Strategy, Business Plan & Objectives

Manage optimal plant availability

Assist with the development and implementation of production target

Human Resources Development to improve individual performance and ensure succession planning, training and skills transfer of relative personnel

Submit and motivate capital/strategic expenses to the Plant Manager

Compile and implement Engineering Section budget

Implement and manage maintenance planning systemManage provider relations Compliance with applicable statutory requirements and related Consulmet and Client policies/procedures

Implement Health & Safety compliance

Compile and submit relative reports to Plant Manager

Oversee the utilisation and availability of resources for plant maintenance

Ensure discipline is maintained in the work area (absenteeism, time management, overtime, misconduct (etc.) Manage workplace climate

Comply with safety, health, security and environmental standards

Technical Skills:

Thorough knowledge of diamond plants and DMS and Recovery circuits

Understanding and applying engineering best practices and standards

Strong technical problem-solving skills and troubleshooting skills Auditing skills

In-depth understanding of health, safety, and environmental regulations within the mining and processing sector

Work under pressure and demonstrate a high level of managerial skills as a leader of a team of professionals and department heads

Applicable financial, technical & legal skills& knowledge

Knowledge of engineering standardsUnderstanding /knowledge of maintenance process & principles

Basic Computer and MS office SkillsCoaching skillsTeamwork


Minimum: 5 years DMS and Recovery or separation technology environment experience of which at least 3 years on senior management levelDesired: 8 years DMS and Recovery or separation technology environment experience of which at least 5 years will be on senior management level