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Latest Job Opportunities at AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

Below are the latest job opportunities at the Mine.

Security Superintendent – Underground.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

To assist the Senior Manager – Security in managing the Security team to ensure the maintenance of law and order and safeguarding (prevention/detection/protection) of the Company’s assets (life and property) in and around the Underground Mining Operations. This will be done in tandem with AGA global security standards and in line with Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR).

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provide leadership, direction and mentor team for delivery of set targets.
  • Provide supervisors with work-related information regarding individuals (positive and negative) within the team and any obstacles that may hinder performance.
  • Regular interaction with staff to ensure they have a clear understanding of what is expected of them and update them on challenges and state of Obuasi Security requirements.
  • Provide counselling to subordinates to model behaviours that are consistent with AGA values
  • Plan, coordinate and control operations and manpower requirements for the Underground Security Team.
  • Ensure that Underground Security structures are aligned according to Underground Operations in a cost-efficient way.
  • Implement the various Security Compliance frameworks that will enable optimal protection to assets and people within the working environment.
  • Implement and apply Legislation, Policies and Procedures to provide employees direction in the workplace and to enforce discipline when necessary.
  • Control risks through ongoing evaluation of risk areas and potential threats as per performance assessment criteria.
  • Implement crime management plans which mitigate risks of asset losses and ensure a safe working environment for employees.
  • Ensure that physical security measures are implemented according to AGAG standards which mitigate possible risk to Obuasi Underground operations and minimize losses of assets especially GBM and explosives.
  • Implement the VPSHR Toolkit to prevent human right violations and to ensure legal compliance.
  • Implement training requirements as per job, succession plan specification which enhances performance and career development of subordinates as per training matrix.
  • Participate in stakeholder engagements and influence decision making which may have an impact on Security policies.
  • Assist the Senior Manager – Security to model and implement strategies that support the growth of mine operations, ensuring strategies are concretely linked to the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Provide collateral support to various units within the department (foster team work)
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to ensure transportation of materials (GBM, explosives and controlled chemicals) to and from underground conform with security standards.
  • Contribute to annual budget process and demonstrate effective cost management.
  • Audit security systems, practices and procedures and make recommendations to relevant HOD’s for implementation of security controls.
  • Ensure that work is conducted in a safe manner
  • Ensure that the ‘working elements’ (inspections, audits, etc.) of the Safety Management System are complied with.
  • Ensure prompt reporting of all injuries, illness, and safety incidents
  • Ensure compliance to safety and environmental KPIs of the AGAG Obuasi.
  • Promote Health and Safety at the workplace with a view of Zero Tolerance.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification and or professional certification

 
Experience 

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of security related experience with at least five (5) years in a similar role in a mining industry.
  • Knowledge of underground mining operations.


Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of Security standards and procedures relating to Underground Mining Operations.
  • Demonstrable capacity to conduct Security threat and risk assessment relating to Underground Mining operations
  • A good understanding of VPSHR
  • Possess valid Ghanaian driver’s license and be able to drive

Other Competencies

  • Problem solving, lateral thinking & analytical skills
  • Inspires & Motivate Others
  • Displays high integrity & honesty
  • Results oriented and self-motivated
  • Team builder
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Stakeholder management
  • Effective cost management
  • Work diligently

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 4TH MAY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Engineering Superintendent – Reliability.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Engineering Superintendent – Reliability is accountable for the development and implementation of QA/QC, condition monitoring and analysis, reliability of Surface and Underground Fixed Plant Infrastructure maintenance, including the Surface Processing Plant, Surface Mine Infrastructure, and Surface Support Infrastructure, Underground Mine Infrastructure, Hoists and Shaft Infrastructure and Heavy Mobile Equipment through the application of operational engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control.
  • Provide technical input to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical services manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Apply the ‘working elements’ (inspections, audits, JHA, etc.) of the Safety Management System and deliver compliance.
  • Deliver timely investigation of all injuries, illness, and incidents with actions plans developed to prevent recurrences.
  • Execute the construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan.
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate within sphere of influence
  • Support the Processing Department to maintain Cyanide Code certification.
  • Establish the Chemical laboratory, reliability and legal compliance team required to support the role holder in executing the project.
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
  • Support interface management with the EPCM contractor for construction and refurbishment works.
  • Liaise with the Manager Planning to develop maintenance planning and management outcomes that include QA/QC – analysis by chemical lab, reliability and condition monitoring, legal and compliance.
  • Communicate accurate and timely construction schedule delivery, progress, cost and quality information in the area of accountability.
  • Collaborate with Construction Manager on new builds safety, compliance, operability, standards, maintainability, and reliability.
  • Support the development and implementation of systems for the Engineering department to provide effective quality planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Operate the QA/QC of maintenance of the processing plant, surface and underground mine infrastructure during the Phase 3 Operations.
  • Ensure the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost.
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
  • Lead a team of engineers to specify, design, analyze and verify new components and systems.
  • Deploy management routines to identify defects in the workplace
  • Maintain legal compliance and QA/QC of the maintenance and operation of the Processing Plant and Surface and Underground mine infrastructure within the approved project schedule, achieving monitoring of all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Develop an asset management strategy for QA/QC in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance activities.
  • Ensure all subordinates are competent in the utilisation of the SAP asset maintenance management system for reliability and condition monitoring, QA/QC to support a smooth transition into operations.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with the procurement team to establish the inventory and spare parts for the processing plant and inspect all refurbishment works to ensure works are delivered in accordance with applicable designs, specifications and expectations.
  • Oversee refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Maintenance Engineering or equivalent.
  • Masters’ Degree in Management will be an advantage
  • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses

Experience 

  • An experienced QA/QC engineer with 10+ years’ experience in the reliability and condition monitoring of Surface Processing Plant, Surface and Underground Mine and Support Infrastructure maintenance
  • Experience in management and QA/QC on contractor work 
  • Experience of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module and its role in reliability/condition monitoring/recording
  • Knowledge of statistics in reliability analysis
  • Knowledge in condition monitoring and related statistics

Legal Requirements

  • Must possess Engineering Managers Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.
  • Professional Certificated Engineer with a relevant certification body


Technical Competencies

  • Strong QC/QA competencies
  • Strong maintenance competencies in fixed plants
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties. Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing 
  • Knowledge in AGA standards
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of good engineering practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies

Other Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
  • Model work behaviours for your subordinates, 
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 12TH MAY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

AP System Advisor.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The SAP System Advisor is accountable for coordinating and delivering the SAP PM business solution in AGAG to fully function within the agreed budget costs and timeframes. The role holder will lead the set-up of SAP and will be monitoring the progress and controlling the progress directly using the AGAG planners through the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning stages, interfacing and coordinating the SAP PM activities for all the equipment at AGAG.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Provide technical input to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical Services Manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Advise and train the planners on the use of SAP PM in the planning the of the construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Issue environmental related instruction to any employees at the workplace
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
  • Utilise, ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Provide guidance and training to the planning team and entire Obuasi in fully effective use of SAP PM within the timeframes and budget agreed, such that users will to be fully conversant with and competent in application of all aspects of the SAP PM modules, creating super-users
  • Identify all points where SAP PM knowledge can be enhanced across the maintenance and operations on Obuasi site
  • Develop a skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements and when complete will provide the correct level of competencies in the SAP PM for all users in planning
  • Verify that supervisors complete the skills matrix and maintain up-to-date
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
  • Input into the design and constructability process, ensuring safe constructability remains a high priority. Including HAZID’s and HAZOP’s and schedule development.
  • Provide major inputs to Operational Readiness for the Surface engineering/maintenance throughout the operation.
  • Develop the Operational Readiness plan for the Engineering team including localization plan.
  • Implement the approved organizational structure required to deliver the project targets and future operational requirements planning.
  • Develop in SAP PM, an asset management strategy in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance planning activities.
  • Lead the implementation of AMPL, TM1 and support the AGA Asset Management framework implementation in Obuasi
  • Ensure the planning of the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices – carry out corrective action.
  • Ensure the competencies allow the implementation of corporate programs,e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc across areas of control.
  • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
  • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage the department in line with operational budget
  • Set up SAP PM for the maintenance of the Processing Plant, Underground and Surface mine infrastructure and equipment within the approved project schedule, achieving all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Identify in a timely manner all current and potential risks to the Refurbishment, Construction and Maintenance activities utilizing the established Risk Management System, identifying activities and strategies to eliminate, manage or mitigate these risks
  • Oversee refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.
  • Proactively identify and manage change to avoid potential cost, schedule and quality issues.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
  • Certificate in Maintenance Planning
  • Certificate in SAP PM, asset management and Maintenance Planning Tool, and SAP trainer certification
  • Certificate in Materials Management (ERP usage for maintenance parts and consumables).
  • Masters’ Degree in Management will be an advantage.
  • Financial, Commercial and Project management through work experience and courses.

Experience

  • An experienced SAP PM, Maintenance Planning and ERP Trainer; a mechanical/electrical/ maintenance engineer with 10+ years’ experience in maintenance planning for Surface Processing Plant, Underground and Surface Mine Infrastructure and Equipment.
  • 5+ years’ experience in training SAP PM, ERP and Planning Modules to create fully competent knowledgeable users and super- users to budget and timeframe.
  • Detailed competency and knowledge of SAP PM module and ERP (SAP) operation and usage
  • An SAP “Guru” and certified SAP trainer (particularly for PM and Planning modules)
  • Experience in management of planning for Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)

Legal Requirements

  • Must possess Engineering Managers Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.
  • Professional Certificated Engineer with a relevant certification body

Technical Competencies

  • Strong knowledge in SAP, especially PM and Planning, ERP
  • Strong maintenance planning competencies in fixed and mobile plants and mining
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems.
  • Excellent skills in SAP (particularly Maintenance and Parts/Consumable Materials Modules), Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel.
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge in AGA standards
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrate understanding of good engineering practices and the implement proactive maintenance strategies

Other Competencies

  • Must train a team of “knowledgeable, competent to “super”- users of SAP PM;
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
  • Model work behaviors for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Find innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

CLOSING DATE: 12TH MAY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

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1 comment

Kwarteng Yaw April 29, 2022 at 10:19 pm

I’m graduate in mechanic in hevy duty pls I need work

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