Ensure mobile equipment is maintained to a high safety, productive and reliable standard.
Implement efficient maintenance management of the mine equipment fleet to maximize overall availability and reliability.
Be accountable for electric shovel and haul truck fleet, mine support equipment and operation of maintenance shops, wash bay facilities, light vehicles and other associated facilities.
Employ ‘whole of life’ maintenance strategies, sponsor continuous improvement processes including maintenance work execution efficiencies, root cause failure analysis, and reliability program improvement.
Develop and manage the annual and life-of-mine maintenance budget, directing the maintenance portion of the Mine Department Plan for establishing the long term maintenance plan and associated budgets.
Establish registers and such to ensure compliance with all statutory and Regulatory requirements and all site policies and procedures.
Ensure record keeping is maintained up to a date standard and in an orderly fashion.
Manage engineering activities and services across the mine site where required, including fixed asset stakeholders.
Establish and maintain successful relationships with OEMs, suppliers and consultants.
Aid in the training of personnel within own work group in order to meet the goals of the organization.
Establish and maintain a maintenance risk register.
Implement other tasks given by Line manager within own competence.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Higher technical education with relevant specialization in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
5 years of experience at similar managerial roles in a heavy earthmoving equipment environment, preferably gained in the open pit mining sector.
Experience with electric shovels and mine site electrical reticulation services.
Ability to manage capital projects as required.
Demonstrated experience merging reliability with maintenance optimization.
Experience with the use of FMS (fleet management systems) such as Dispatch, Jigsaw or MineStar, and how to utilize such data to optimize mining operations.
Direct experience in developing and implementing effective maintenance planning and forecasting for all minor and major maintenance repairs, servicing, inspections and for opening and closing out Scope of Works / Work Instruction and work orders (Work Management).
Well rounded maintenance background, including servicing, rebuilding, technical trades, fleet (strategic) life cycle planning and budgeting.
Knowledge of the RoK legislative and other normative acts, methodological and other materials relating to maintenance of equipment.
Knowledge of the production cycle and its processes in the organization.
Knowledge of the basics of RoK Labor Code, HSE rules and regulations, fire safety requirements.
Ability to recognize unsafe and hazardous conditions
Solid computer skills in business software such as Microsoft Office and CMMS such as Ellipse, JDE, SAP or Pronto.
Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions and manage conflicting priorities.
Excellent communication, supervisory, coaching and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations and conflicting priorities while providing leadership and direction.
Qualification in Front Line Management, Business Administration and/or Project Management is desirable.