Owned by Rio Tinto and located in the KwaZulu Natal province, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is an internationally recognized sand mining and mineral processing operations leader and is one of the world's foremost producers of titanium minerals, high purity pig iron and zircon.
Employing some 2 000 permanent staff and a number of well-established contracting companies, RBM is proud of the accreditation for ISO 9001 for quality, OHSAS 18001 certification for occupational health and safety management, and ISO 14001 accreditation for environmental management.
The company has implemented a sound corporate social development programme and an internationally recognised environmental rehabilitation programme to restore the mined dunes to their natural state after mining.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To supervise the shift teams and control the instrumental analysis process, mine development boreholes samples, final products and development samples andhold the overall responsibility of Physical laboratory over the weekend and after hours.
JOB OBJECTIVES :
Lead and perform work in a way that puts safety and the well-being of employees, stakeholders and the environment first.
Build trusting relationships based on respect, dignity, transparent communication and cooperation.
Motivate and develop people to achieve superior results through commitment, personal engagement and excellence.
Develop and articulate effective business goals that take into consideration current and future organizational needs.
Lead change and innovation and promote value-added growth as part of our work.
Take actions that optimise business performance and the use of resources today and in the future.
Lead the business by making balanced decisions that take into account economic, environmental and social perspectives for future success.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
College / University Education : Matric (with Maths & Science)
5-10 years production experience as a Routine analysts or Laboratory analyst, of which 2 years must be at least in a supervisory position
Advanced knowledge of all relevant mining software.