Plant Manager

Vacancy Number: P40077043

Business Unit: leeuwpan

Business Section: Operations

Physical Location: Physical location: Delmas Main Road, Delmas , Mpumalanga, South Africa

Start Date: 2018-04-12

Application Closing Date: 2018-04-25

Contact Person: Careers

E-mail: careers@exxaro.com

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Job Intent


PURPOSE:

• To manage plant production activities and product logistics.


MAJOR CHALLENGES:

• Manage variable Run of Mine (ROM) supply to achieve constant market specs.


QUALIFICATIONS:

BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering ( Essential/Minimum ) or BEng (Hons) Metallurgical Engineering (Essential/Minimum) Management Development Programme ( Essential/Minimum )

Experience

Metallurgy / Chemical operations within a heavy industry environment with relevant operational experience in coal handling and preparation plants. ~ 8-10 years ~ Essential/Minimum ~ Operational

Requirements

Certificate of Fitness ( Essential/Minimum )
Engineering Council of SA ( Recommended/Desirable ) MHS Act Regulation 2.6.1 ( Essential/Minimum )
MHS Act Regulation 2.9.2 ( Essential/Minimum ) Professional Engineer ( Recommended/Desirable ) Psychometric Assessment ( Essential/Minimum )

SA Institute of Mining and Metallurgy ( Essential/Minimum )


Job Outputs

COMPLIANCE, GOVERNANCE AND ASSURANCE:

• To demonstrate a culture of actively caring through positive performance on SHEC indicators (Legal compliance SHECOHSAS-18001, ISO 14000, 9000 standards)

• Implement systems and controls to ensure legal compliance

• Develop quality management systems


CUSTOMER AND CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT:

• To ensure that the BU is seen as a credible supplier and operator

• To ensure that internal expectations of service delivery between departments as agreed


EFFECTIVE PEOPLE MANAGEMENT:

• An optimised team structure is manned by staff that are motivated, capacitated and lead by sound performance management and transformational leadership practices

• To manage the High-Performance Culture by implementing the strategy


FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:

• Prepare and control the section's annual budget by forecasting operational costs and monitor expenditure on a monthly basis

• Focus on advancements in production, equipment and related processes in order to assess production unit cost reduction potential


FUNCTIONAL EXCELLENCE:

• Implement the roll-out of functional policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, end-to-end processes, tools, templates etc. and enforce adherence to these

• Develop and apply functional best practices, promote sharing of best practices/knowledge

• Drive and execute functional excellence initiatives.

• Support functional/cross-functional forums, COPs etc. to ensure functional alignment


LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT:

• Manage logistical chain for delivery of products to clients in terms of:

- Contractor management

- Service level agreements with Head Office

- Sampling

- Permits


OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS:

• Physical process performance reviews done quarterly

• Structured feedback on initiative progress

• Formal process to manage projects smaller than 12-month horizon

• Action plan and improvements which result in creating and protecting value

• Successful management of the volume thrust where applicable) by volume improvement planning, integrated business plan and alignment between initiatives and successful tracking

• Successful management of production by volume improvement planning, integrated business plan and alignment between initiatives and successful tracking


QUALITY CONTROL:

• Manage quality assurance and service providers


SAFE AND HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Maintain and ensure a healthy environment, safe operations and practices, ensuring compliance with all applicable SHE policies procedures in line with set standards

• Encourage a culture that focuses on safety in all operations


STRATEGY:

• Ensure outputs can be achieved with clear strategy and objectives

• Pipeline of projects to improve throughput and operating income and mitigate long term risks (smaller than 12- month horizon)

• Create and protect value

Business Unit

Leeuwpan Coal

City

Delmas

Applicants must email a CV to careers@exxaro.com on or before 2018.04.25 at 16:00. The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy.

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.