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Superintendent Mining - South32 Wessels Mine

Location: Hotazel Posted Date: March 21, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 571097810 Careermine Job Id: 1839077
About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people's lives now and for generations to come.

We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country's Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world's manganese ore body.


  • The purpose of this role is to manage the Product Mining Operations to meet departmental objectives.


  • Serious contenders will have a Degree or Diploma Mining Engineering with a minimum of 5 years' experience in Production & Mining environment of which 2 years at least in a supervisory capacity;
  • Government Certificate of Competency is essential;
  • Experience of Underground and Plants will be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of SAP and MS packages is essential;
  • Valid code 08 driver's license.


  • Manage mining operations and processes;
  • Monitor daily achievement of targets;
  • Plan areas to be mined for the production month;
  • Sign-off and manage the execution of the Monthly Plans;
  • Manage project team of technical projects to deliver project objectives;
  • Manage project team of technical projects to deliver project objectives;
  • Manage project team of technical projects to deliver project objectives;
  • Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality requirements;
  • Responsible for safety and good housekeeping in the Company filing system.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We're focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.