Superintendent: Maintenance (m/f)

Swakop Uranium

Swakop Uranium is recruiting a Superintendent: Maintenance (m/f), to be based in Swakopmund, Namibia.
  • To manage and monitor maintenance functions to support performance targets related to operations, in order to achieve optimal availability, utilization, performance of resources and contribution to the profitability of the mine, in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner
  • Manage all maintenance activities in area of responsibility to ensure production targets are met in an efficient manner to planned volumes of uranium ore concentrate
  • Compile maintenance schedule forecasting and submit as input to annual production plan
  • Monitor progress to annual production plan and action deviations
  • Ensure that all activities are undertaken in a legal and safe manner and that production targets are met to achieve optimal availability, utilization and performance of resources. Compile and analyses management reports
  • Evaluate, approve and manage implementation of modifications and improvements to area of responsibility, processes and procedures
  • Ensure the consistent implementation of standards, policies and procedures for statutory/legal compliance
  • Initiate regular system validations to ensure quality control and assurance in line with best practices or OEM recommendations
  • Prepare and control annual budgets
  • Manage expenditure against working cost budgets, within approved parameters
  • Recommend and implement continual improvements, new technology and best practices, in order to increase cost effectiveness of operational processes, systems and support services
  • B.Sc, B. Eng or BTech Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 8 years’ experience in a Mining/Processing Maintenance environment of which 3 years should have been in a managerial capacity
  • A Postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Asset Management systems experience and application
  • Registration with a professional body will be an added advantage
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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