Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Shift Boss

Building a world-class diamond group
Kimberley Underground Mines JV
Kimberley Underground Mines JV is situated in the town of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The Mine consists of 3 conventional slushier drift block cave mines.
Shift Boss

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants who will ensure personal and co-workers’ adherence to and compliance with the Company’s Security and SHE objectives, work according to the code of practice and achieve set targets.

Tasks and responsibilities: • Control and lead team effectively and manage time and attendance • Ensure compliance with the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulation 29 of 1996 as well as adherence to the relevant Mine COPs, procedures and standards • Inspect, monitor and manage the work performed by respective teams • Ensure effective communication between the various levels and sections of the Mine • Keep written records of daily activities and conditions reported to the Mine Overseer • Ensure full compliance with the applicable legislation and business plan outcomes • Ensure that production targets are achieved • Perform cleaning operations and construction work as required • Manage personnel, contractors and resources efficiently • Develop personnel in the section through effective training • Be prepared to work shifts, be on standby and work overtime as required.

Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 • Blasting/Hard Rock Breaker Level 3 Ticket for Scheduled Mines • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Shift Boss • Computer literate (Microsoft, Isometrix) • Code 08 driver’s licence • Completion of a Supervisory Development Programme will be an advantage.
Other skills/competencies: • Proven track record of supervising and managing people • Good verbal and written communication skills • Be an independent, proactive thinker and have the ability to do own job planning and make decisions.

(Ref. KUMJV023)

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE applicants. Pre-screening, profile testing, on-mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidates is subject to passing on-mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.
Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to the e-mail address or fax number indicated at each post before or on 12 August 2013. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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