Senior Manager Engineering Opportunity

ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

The incumbent will be appointed as the 2.13.1 Engineer for the mine as is required by the MH&S Act and should therefore be the holder of a Government Certificate of Competence (GCC) as a Mechanical/Electrical Engineer.  He / She will also be:

 

  • Accountable for the full value chain of engineering solutions and governance at a mine, owns execution auditing and management of operational and capital engineering plans
  • Determine engineering standard operating practices on the mine / plant
  • Develop maintenance and equipment strategies and implement them
  • Doing asset management of all assets on the Mine – when to replace / repair equipment, considering skill, spares holding, maintenance KPI’s and processes
  • Managing the condition monitoring process (predictive maintenance)
  • Supporting the operational teams on the Mine to ensure Business results are achieved for Quality, Cost, Delivery, SHE & Morale.

 

 FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS

 

CORE ELEMENTS OF JOB

1.   Operational, Financial and Technical

  • Consistently deliver solutions which contributes to business results and improved competitiveness
  • Deliver quality cost effective solutions on time and within risk parameters
  • Accept and implement advice given on programs and systems Plan and meet project management objectives in technical, professional and expert areas of work
  • Establish technical and professional policies, practices, procedures and standards
  • Deliver expert solutions to meet changing business and work requirements
  • Minimize and analyze risks
  • Extract, capture and disseminate knowledge management standards

 

2.   Leadership and Growth

  • Provide solutions which is aligned to business unit goals and values
  • Sell and obtain support for value adding ideas leading to achievement of business targeted results
  • Continuously develop extensive knowledge relating to the field of work and personal mastery in technical skills application
  • Share expertise and develop others

 

3.   Customer and Relationships

  • Build and maintain customer relationships on all levels
  • Participate and maintain expert networks
  • Apply a collaborative and consultative approach which consistently meet business needs

 

4.   Innovation and Improvement

  • Develop and facilitate the implementation of appropriate business solutions
  • Research and develop effective solutions

 

5.   Specific competencies required

  • Thinking and interacting on a strategic level
  • Analyzing and solving problems
  • Applying industry knowledge and expertise
  • Applying Values Driven Leadership
  • Ensuring continuous personal growth and development
  • Creating and innovating
  • High levels of emotional intelligence
  • Building relationships and networking
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Facilitating continuous improvement, transformation and change
  • Develop, implement, track and manage budgets
  • Fostering discipline and managing employee relationships
  • Technical knowledge of machines and equipment
  • Ability to apply mining process knowledge to improve current practices and procedures
  • Ensure safe maintenance practices and adherence to all legal compliances
  • Knowledge and application of sound engineering standards and practices
  • Resource and vacancy management
  • Developing, implement and track a maintenance strategy
  • Managing maintenance work management process
  • Managing standardisation of equipment/machinery
  • Developing technical staff competencies

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Please note the following clauses:

  1. The Sasol Group / Sasol Mining will never request you to make any cash deposits/payments as part of the recruitment process.
  2. In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
  3. In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.

Qualifications:

  • B. Eng / BSc Eng with a minimum of 5 years relevant engineering experience in the mining industry, with a minimum 3 years’ experience as an appointed Section Engineer on a Mine
  • Government Certificate of Competence (Electrical / Mechanical Engineering)
  • PR Certificated Engineer (ECSA registered) will be an added advantage

OR

  •  B Tech / N Higher Dip / National Diploma with a minimum of 5 years relevant engineering experience in the mining industry, with a minimum 3 years’ experience as an appointed Section Engineer  on a Mine
  • Government Certificate of Competence (Electrical / Mechanical Engineering)
  • PR Certificated Engineer (ECSA registered) will be an added advantage

 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Leadership:

  • BUSINESS LEADERSHIP 
    • Business Focused – Demonstrates commercial acumen, a global mind-set and exercises sound judgement.
    • Results focused – Achieves results through others and holds them accountable.

 

  • PEOPLE LEADERSHIP 
    • Inspirational – Authentically and inclusively engages people to follow; leads culture transformation.
    • Builds Talent – Builds capability and leverages diversity for competitive advantage.

 

  • SELF-MASTERY – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • PARTNERSHIP LEADERSHIP
    • Influential – Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.
    • Collaborative – Builds teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

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