Careers and Opportunities

Job Purpose:

To coordinate the work of employees in the general maintenance, repairs, servicing and allocation of equipment and fleet to ensure that site operations progress is not hampered as a result of breakdown and idle time. In charge of overall maintenance responsibilities for all mobile equipment at MGC Mining.

Key Responsibilities:

General Management:

·        Oversee all Planning maintenance activities on all mobile equipment and facilities at MMIC

·        Compile and revise maintenance philosophy

·        Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures;

·        Implement and maintain a Con-cat job-card system for all task.

·        Implement and Maintain a Service Pack system to facilitate Planned Services job-cards

·        Interface with subcontractors’ managers and other senior personnel on daily basis regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of equipment or machinery, in relation to Planning, servicing, maintenance and repairs required;

·        Continuously monitor Components, spare parts and Tyre stock levels and adjust according to equipment’s or machinery age and usage;

·        Plan and keep record of the company fleet on site and ensure that documentation is kept updated as necessary;

·        Facilitate the legal documentation for bringing new and repaired equipment on site.

·        Ensure that all Equipment is registered in the MGC Asset register.

·        Controlling the expenses of the maintenance department;

·        Coordinate and implement company planned maintenance systems and procedures for equipment and machinery in consultation with subcontractors;

·        Ensure that the stores facilities maintain adequate stock levels and stock database systems in accordance with the company procedures;

·        Set up a weekly Planning schedule for the complete fleet, which comply to the MGC Maintenance strategy.

·        Review workplace inspections and process audits as required and implement corrective actions.

·        Plan machine rebuilds and component change-outs.

·        Maintain a Component Tracking sheet of all components send to Suppliers for repairs.

·        Verify repair cost on Component repair quotes against scope of work.

·        Compile requisitions and motivations for the repair of components to Procurement Department.

·        Compile a scope of work for the repair/ rebuild of Buckets, /Booms/ Blades and structures.

·        Supply a Technical Support to Maintenance Team regarding:

1)      Component Failures

2)      Technical Matters on Cat systems.

3)      Failure analysis.

4)      Component Failure Investigations.

5)      Identifying of Failure trends.

6)      Tire Management and Purchasing.

 

·        Conduct daily meetings with BWE on line of business.

Assist with the Condition Monitor function and tasks when he is on his off cycle.

Risk Management

·        Ensure a Safe working environment for Maintenance teams

·        Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

·        Ensure a Safe working environment for Maintenance teams

·        Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

·        Perform emergency rescue activities, and attend required safety and environmental training; and

·        Ensure compliance to policies and procedures

·        Actively drive the CI Process in the Maintenance Department to improve on:

a)      Machine KPI.

b)      Machine Maintenance Cost.

c)      Safety

People Management

·        Coordinate with the Human Resources for appropriate staffing levels;

·        Coordinate all workshop activities with the subcontractors to ensure that the maintenance, servicing and repairs of machinery and equipment is in accordance with the company procedures and contract agreement;

·        Ensure proper training is given and recorded for all employees in an effort to reduce quality concerns;

·        Ensure personnel issues are dealt with on timely manner, including disciplinary actions; and

·        Exercise compliance with maintenance standards when implementing and performing all company procedures.

Quality and Reporting Management

·        Prepare monthly, weekly and daily workshop progress reports for reporting to the Contract Manager;

·        Maintain quality standards on all products to ensure manufacturing with zero defect methodology;

·        Ensure quality alerts are communicated to all employees; and

·        Ensure that all workshop personnel work within the company’s procedures for health, safety and environmental operations and quality assurance.

·        Use the OEM Standards as a guideline to maintain Mobile Fleet.


Qualifications:

Relevant tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering (Diploma at a minimum)

Experience:

At least 10 years relevant working experience in management of fleet and mechanical work

Knowledge:

·        Sound knowledge and interpretation of relevant legislation

·        Compiling budgeting

·        Knowledge of Machine Life cycle cost.

·        Knowledge of modern automotive maintenance methods and procedures

·        Sound Knowledge of Maintenance Best Practises.

Skills:

·        Strong motivational and leadership skills

·        Strong negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills

·        Good report writing and record keeping skills

·        Strong troubleshooting and decision-making skills

·        Good computer skills

Attributes:

·        Ability to work under pressure.

·        Proficient in automation controls and programming

·        Able to cope with the physical demands of the job

·        Enjoy practical and manual activities

·        Able to work with hand tools

·        Aptitude for technical activities

Closing Date: 15th April 2022 

Reply Instructions:

·         Application letters accompanied by CV’s, certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts, identification are to be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, MGC Mining and e-mailed to itham@mgc.co.ls bearing the Subject of Position Applied for

·        Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

·        Only short-listed candidates will be responded to

·        Selection interviews will be held at the date, time and place to be determined by MGC Mining

·        Short listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in their application

·        If you have not received communication within 14 days from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful

·        MGC Mining reserves its right to do background screening on candidates applying for this position

 

Job Purpose:

To coordinate the work of employees in the general maintenance, repairs, servicing and allocation of equipment and fleet to ensure that site operations progress is not hampered as a result of breakdown and idle time. In charge of overall maintenance responsibilities for all mobile equipment at MGC Mining.

Key Responsibilities:

General Management:

·        Oversee all Planning maintenance activities on all mobile equipment and facilities at MMIC

·        Compile and revise maintenance philosophy

·        Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures;

·        Implement and maintain a Con-cat job-card system for all task.

·        Implement and Maintain a Service Pack system to facilitate Planned Services job-cards

·        Interface with subcontractors’ managers and other senior personnel on daily basis regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of equipment or machinery, in relation to Planning, servicing, maintenance and repairs required;

·        Continuously monitor Components, spare parts and Tyre stock levels and adjust according to equipment’s or machinery age and usage;

·        Plan and keep record of the company fleet on site and ensure that documentation is kept updated as necessary;

·        Facilitate the legal documentation for bringing new and repaired equipment on site.

·        Ensure that all Equipment is registered in the MGC Asset register.

·        Controlling the expenses of the maintenance department;

·        Coordinate and implement company planned maintenance systems and procedures for equipment and machinery in consultation with subcontractors;

·        Ensure that the stores facilities maintain adequate stock levels and stock database systems in accordance with the company procedures;

·        Set up a weekly Planning schedule for the complete fleet, which comply to the MGC Maintenance strategy.

·        Review workplace inspections and process audits as required and implement corrective actions.

·        Plan machine rebuilds and component change-outs.

·        Maintain a Component Tracking sheet of all components send to Suppliers for repairs.

·        Verify repair cost on Component repair quotes against scope of work.

·        Compile requisitions and motivations for the repair of components to Procurement Department.

·        Compile a scope of work for the repair/ rebuild of Buckets, /Booms/ Blades and structures.

·        Supply a Technical Support to Maintenance Team regarding:

1)      Component Failures

2)      Technical Matters on Cat systems.

3)      Failure analysis.

4)      Component Failure Investigations.

5)      Identifying of Failure trends.

6)      Tire Management and Purchasing.

 

·        Conduct daily meetings with BWE on line of business.

Assist with the Condition Monitor function and tasks when he is on his off cycle.

Risk Management

·        Ensure a Safe working environment for Maintenance teams

·        Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

·        Ensure a Safe working environment for Maintenance teams

·        Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

·        Perform emergency rescue activities, and attend required safety and environmental training; and

·        Ensure compliance to policies and procedures

·        Actively drive the CI Process in the Maintenance Department to improve on:

a)      Machine KPI.

b)      Machine Maintenance Cost.

c)      Safety

People Management

·        Coordinate with the Human Resources for appropriate staffing levels;

·        Coordinate all workshop activities with the subcontractors to ensure that the maintenance, servicing and repairs of machinery and equipment is in accordance with the company procedures and contract agreement;

·        Ensure proper training is given and recorded for all employees in an effort to reduce quality concerns;

·        Ensure personnel issues are dealt with on timely manner, including disciplinary actions; and

·        Exercise compliance with maintenance standards when implementing and performing all company procedures.

Quality and Reporting Management

·        Prepare monthly, weekly and daily workshop progress reports for reporting to the Contract Manager;

·        Maintain quality standards on all products to ensure manufacturing with zero defect methodology;

·        Ensure quality alerts are communicated to all employees; and

·        Ensure that all workshop personnel work within the company’s procedures for health, safety and environmental operations and quality assurance.

·        Use the OEM Standards as a guideline to maintain Mobile Fleet.

 

Qualifications:

Relevant tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering (Diploma at a minimum)

Experience:

·        At least 10 years relevant working experience in management of Medium to Large Earthmoving fleet and mechanical work.

·        At least two-year relevant experience in Condition Monitoring field.

·        At least two years’ experience in Planning systems for large earthmoving / Mining Fleet.

·        Experience / Exposure in Con cat Fleet Management system will be an advantage

Knowledge:

·        Sound knowledge and interpretation of relevant legislation

·        Compiling budgeting

·        Knowledge of Machine Life cycle cost.

·        Knowledge of modern automotive, earthmoving maintenance methods and procedures

·        Sound Knowledge of Maintenance Best Practises.

·        Specialist knowledge of Condition Monitoring principles

Skills:

·        Strong motivational and leadership skills

·        Strong negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills

·        Good report writing and record keeping skills

·        Strong troubleshooting and decision- making skills

·        Good computer skills

Attributes:

·        Ability to work under pressure.

·        Proficient in automation controls and programming

·        Able to cope with the physical demands of the job

·        Enjoy practical and manual activities

·        Able to work with hand tools

·        Aptitude for technical activities

Skills:

·        Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

·        Excellent presentation skills

·        Good planning and organising skills

·        Good people management skills


Closing Date: 15th April 2022

 SEE PART 2 FOR INSTRUCTIONS


 

Job Purpose:

To support the Human Resources, Production and Maintenance Divisions through delivery, coordination, monitoring and planning of training programmes to ensure sound operations of machinery/equipment and prevent accidents.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic alignment

·        Assist with strategic planning of training program and resources to support service objectives at organisational, business unit, team and individual level;

·        Ensure that training plans are in line with the company’s operational strategy.

·        Analyse skill gaps and performance improvement opportunities – branch, team, and individual level

·        Identify training needs amongst individual operators and technical staff and plan training thereof accordingly;

·        Organise, administrate and set up training programmes and events as required;

·        Oversee the coordination and distribution of training-related material and facilities as required;

·        Develop, deliver and evaluate appropriate and suitable training and awareness raising modules for operators and other technical staff;

·        Deliver induction and orientation programmes, and identify and provide on-going training needs;

·        Monitor operators and technical staff through training programmes to ensure that personal and company targets are met and accidents are prevented;

·        Liaise with external training providers and educational institutions to identify appropriate external training solutions; and

·        Research contemporary learning and development trends and provide recommendations on opportunities for MGC to provide world-best service and expertise

Reporting and compliance

·        Maintain an up to date knowledge of the legislation and requirements surrounding the provision of training and certification;

·        Provide ongoing reporting and analysis of training activities;

·        Provide constructive feedback to participants and consult with department managers and team leaders to ensure that coaching and development provided is reinforced through ongoing performance management;

·        Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees through on-line questionnaires, discussions with managers and support teams;

·        Prepare monthly, weekly and daily training and awareness raising reports for submission to the Site Manager; and

·        Maintain up to date electronic and paper-based records of all training delivered in personal files

 

Qualifications:

·        Degree/Diploma in technical training

·        Training of trainer’s Certificate – ETDP (Education, Training & Development Practices Cert) 

·        Be Registered with Mining/Construction SETA

·        Be a Registered Assessor/Moderator

 

Experience:

At least 10 years relevant working experience

Knowledge:

·        Sound knowledge of training principles and application thereof in different functional areas

·        Sound knowledge of operation of earthmoving machinery

·        Good knowledge of the Lesotho labour laws and application thereof

Attributes:

·        Persuasive and influential.

·        Customer service driven

·        Ability to remain calm under pressure

·        Lateral thinker


Closing Date: 15th April 2022

 

Reply Instructions:

·         Application letters accompanied by CV’s, certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts, identification are to be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, MGC Mining and e-mailed to itham@mgc.co.ls bearing the Subject of Position Applied for

·        Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

·        Only short-listed candidates will be responded to

·        Selection interviews will be held at the date, time and place to be determined by MGC Mining

·        Short listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in their application

·        If you have not received communication within 14 days from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful

·        MGC Mining reserves its right to do background screening on candidates applying for this position

SEE PART 1 FOR DETAILS

Closing Date: 15th April 2022

 

Reply Instructions:

·         Application letters accompanied by CV’s, certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts, identification are to be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, MGC Mining and e-mailed to itham@mgc.co.ls bearing the Subject of Position Applied for

·        Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

·        Only short-listed candidates will be responded to

·        Selection interviews will be held at the date, time and place to be determined by MGC Mining

·        Short listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in their application

·        If you have not received communication within 14 days from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful

·        MGC Mining reserves its right to do background screening on candidates applying for this position