Job Type : Permanent Job Type : Renewable Contract
Open Pit Mining / Mobile Maintenance
Job Code : 6375
Cowan South Africa is recruiting a Maintenance Supervisor : Heavy Earthmoving Equipment , for a well-known open pit mining contractor.
The incumbent reports to the Maintenance Superintendent - and coordinates / oversees the work of employees in maintenance repairs, servicing, allocation of equipment and the general well-
being of the HME fleet to ensure that breakdowns don’t impact production.
Oversee planned and breakdown repairs, services and maintenance on earth moving equipment and components are to OEM standards and company requirements.
To be able to support quick and efficient fault-finding diagnoses on machines and to sign off the order for the correct spares needed to carry out repairs on earth moving equipment.
Manage SOS sampling as per scheduled services and required feedback.
Compile accurate machine analysis and reports including machine inspection reports.
Ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
Supply appropriate record of services, repairs and maintenance as per job cards and component change out forms.
Effectively control work in progress and pre-shift inspections.
Control warranty policies and procedures that includes warranty decisions and service warranty investigations.
Develops, implements, and reviews yearly site-specific maintenance SWP with team.
To achieve cost targets and KPI’s.
Comply with safety, health and environment requirements.
A South African citizen (unfortunately, non-negotiable).
Currently or recently in a similar role.
Willing to work at a remote mining site.
Willing to work on a roster of 1 week Day Shift, 1 week Night Shift and 1 week off / break (and then the roster repeats itself).
A Qualified artisan with 10 years’ relevant maintenance experience on CAT mobile plant.
At least 5 years’ working experience in management and supervision of fleet and mechanical work.
Good communication AND report writing & presentation skills.
People management skills AND deadline driven with ability to work under pressure.
Machine specific technical knowledge and skills AND Computer literacy (MS Office, SIS and ET) knowledge.
Understanding of Barlow Equipment’s (CAT) warranty systems, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of pneumatics and diagnostic procedures.
Ability to read hydraulic and electric diagrams together with their symbols.
Possession of Code B driver’s license.
All applications are confidential