Exxaro Resources Is Hiring: Foreman, Maintenance – South Africa

Closing Date: 09 February 2023


• To ensure machines and equipment in designated area are maintained toward meeting targets.

Minimum Requirements
• N3 Relevant Trade Subjects (Essential/Minimum)
• N4: Engineering Relevant (Essential/Minimum)
• Trade: Relevant MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)
• Certificate First Line Management (Essential/Minimum)
• N Dip: Engineering (Recommended/Desirable)


3-5 years Relevant maintenance experience in a Plant/Mining environment. (Essential/Minimum) Operational

• Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
• Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
• Wireman’s License (Essential/Minimum)

Duties & Responsibilities
Compliance, Governance and Assurance

• Set procedures in order to adhere to legal compliance within designated area according to Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) 2.9.2 appointments
• Adhere to effective Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) management systems for own job/for section
• Responsible for health and safety of subordinates within area
• Identify, analyse and evaluate hazardous conditions/practices
• Investigate, analyse and report on accidents or incidents
• Measure and execute safety audits and evaluate effectiveness of hazard control programs
• Ensure compliance to health and safety policies and procedures
• Hold regular safety meetings and implement action plans
• Ensure adherence to all relevant Codes of Practice (COP’s)
• Ensure subordinates’ statutory training compliance
• Ensure compliance to good housekeeping standards

Effective People Management

• Lead and manage subordinates through visible and transformational leadership behaviour that facilitates superior people performance
• Act as change agent to foster an environment where people are motivated and seek out better ways of operating team/sub-team processes
• Motivate and inspire staff to excel at jobs
• Manage and develop performance contracts for subordinates and ensuring alignment to overall service contracts
• Ensure performance contracts and succession planning processes are deployed to support the creation of an enabling environment

Optimisation and Efficiency

• Drive Research and Development (R&D) initiatives to ensure Continuous Improvements (CI) and enhanced performance
• Keep abreast of new developments and potential threats within designated area is identified and addressed timeously
• Benchmark plant/mining activities and track performance to indicate improvement opportunities
• Track performance to indicate improvement opportunities
• To ensure that actual costs are within boundaries set by manpower and operational budgets

Production Efficiency

• Achieve maintenance targets
• Ensure operational efficiency and quality
• Assume responsibility for coordinating first line maintenance to limit plant or equipment downtime
• Control stock levels (where applicable)

Routine Work Management

• Ensure effective and preventative maintenance management of all plant and infrastructure machines, systems and equipment to limit failure and optimise production processes•

Execute plant shutdowns and ensure compliance with housekeeping standards•

Ensure that failure analysis is conducted on deviations and corrective actions implemented•

Manage internal and external relations, including interface with external providers or other functions responsible to ensure that business needs are met

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