Friday , February 23 2024

Exxaro Careers – Principal Engineer, Strategic Mine Planning and Design X2

Website Exxaro Resources

Job Description:

  • Strategic mine designs for Business Units.
  • To be the Mining Engineering expert and consult to all Business Units.
  • Guide Strategic mine design process development and give relevant leadership where needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compliance, Governance and Assurance
    • Monitor alignment of mines with strategic mine plans and exploitation Strategy
    • Review compliance of Business Units (BU) with strategic mine planning principles
    • Assist in development of controls to ensure governance and legal compliance within Resource Management environment related to resource utilisation and planning for maximum value
    • Recognise, understand and manage risks that can impact on outputs of own job and the section
  • Functional Excellence
    • Maintain functional policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, end- to-end processes, tools, templates etc. and enforce group-wide adherence to these
    • Standardise, simplify and speed-up functional processes, eliminate duplication and bureaucracy
    • Develop and apply functional best practices, promote sharing of best practices and knowledge
    • Drive and execute functional excellence initiatives
    • Oversee and monitor functional activities at operations
    • Effectively manage matrix reporting
    • Identify and manage critical functional risks through appropriate mitigation plans and actions
    • Assist in producing best practice exploitation strategies and mine designs for all Business Units
    • Assist in maintaining excellence in mining engineering standards across the Group
  • Functional Management
    • Financial management: Assist with function’s budget. Forecast costs.
    • Performance management: Ensure functional strategic plan implemented through disciplined execution processes, track implementation, provide feedback to executive. Coordinate functional/cross-functional activities to ensure strategic alignment. Set and maintain high performance standards. Track and drive functional targets/goals, hold staff responsible for achieving results. Remove obstacles that interfere with performance, handle performance problems
    • Continuous improvement and functional change: Identify, advocate for and lead functional improvement and change. Create culture of continuous improvement and change agility in function

Job Requirements:

  • BEng Mining Engineering (Essential/Minimum)
  • Management Development Programme (Essential/Minimum)
  • Mine Managers Certificate of Competence (Recommended/Desirable)
  • B Degree Postgraduate (Relevant) (Recommended/Desirable)
  • 8-10 years Practical experience from different mining methods, legal appointment over mining operation, experience in mine design and planning. Functional in Life of Mine planning and design software currently used.
  • Importance: Essential/Minimum
  • Involvement: Operational
  • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
  • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
  • Engineering Council of SA (PrEng) (Essential/Minimum)

Job Details:

Company: Exxaro Resources

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria

Application Deadline: N/A

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