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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2020
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    AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

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    Engineering Supervisor – Light Machinery Equipment

    The Engineering Supervisor – LME is accountable for the monitoring and control of maintenance and operations of the LME through the application of operational policies, standards, processes and procedures to maximize equipment availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.


    • Work according to total quality management principles & ensure zero defect objectives & safety.
    • Adhere to site’s Environmental Management Plan.
    • Gather information for the Superintendent – Light Vehicles & Services for reporting performance.
    • Conduct periodic audits of all LME in the infrastructure.
    • Conduct reviews of the LME infrastructure to identify actions for continuous improvement and that operability to requirements is ensured.
    • Organize information for the Superintendent to allow development of condition monitoring routes and checks for infrastructure equipment.
    • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance activities.
    • Execute regular controls on maintenance and operations of work quality, according to standards, timeliness and AGAG compliance.
    • Execute refurbishment, later maintenance, work checks on a routine scheduled basis. This include visual checks, vibration data collection, infrared data collection, ultrasonic data collection, and prime mover condition and data collection, simple NDT data collection.
    • Analyze trend predictive maintenance data (vibration, IR, etc.) to determine equipment condition and report such condition for action.
    • Monitor general physical condition of equipment.
    • Monitor preventive and corrective actions as necessary.
    • Generate work requests in SAP as required for refurbishment/ maintenance planning and scheduling.
    • Ensure routine condition monitoring tasks are performed on all the rotating equipment by data collection using advanced portable data collectors and other tools according to the established schedules and also as per the OEM requirements.
    • Gather information on vibration & other data collected and escalate in order to permit diagnosis / troubleshooting rotating machinery problems.
    • Actively participate in maintenance review programmes and Root Cause Failure Analysis process of equipment, when required.
    • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
    • Identify, communicate, and escalate potential cost reduction initiatives
    • Propose cost savings projects
    • Execute work in a timely manner; coordinate refurbishment/maintenance work and contractors to timelines, escalate real or potential delays
    • Log monitored equipment performance on asset health system and take proactive measures to register and escalate symptoms of potential failure.
    • Report directly to the Superintendent on issues and identify and execute improvement projects
    • Stop equipment from working if there exists a high risk or unsafe to be used.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Maintenance Engineering, or Equivalent
    • Supervisory training certificate


    • An experienced Engineering operations Supervisor with 5+ years’ experience in, preferably, Underground operations/maintenance
    • Knowledge of SAP PM Module

    Legal Requirements

    • Must possess Sectional Engineer’s Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana
    • Professional Certificated Supervisor with a relevant certification body.

    Technical Competencies

    • Strong Engineering operations/maintenance competencies in mining environment
    • Sound project management skills
    • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
    • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
    • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
    • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel

    Other Competencies

    • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing required outputs.
    • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs
    • Model work behaviours for subordinates
    • Consistent with the company values
    • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle
    • Support and motivate team to deliver goals of the infrastructure
    • Find innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving
    • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
    • Able to work with different kinds of people

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited on to apply

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