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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    AEL Mining Services is a company based in Johannesburg. The company's principal activity is the manufacture of explosives. It serves the mining and construction industries throughout Africa. Its original name, African Explosives Limited, is abbreviated to AEL.

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    Regional Engineering Manager

    Job Description

    Purpose of Job

    To manage and oversee the On Time In Full( OTIF) delivery of equipment, oversee explosives manufacturing plants , Mobile Manufacturing Units (MMUs), Rapid Loading Tankers, Emulsion Bulk Tankers and magazines to various divisional segments and countries within the business for efficient operations.

    Required Outputs

    Functional Outputs


    • oversee and manage the logistics of product delivery of vehicles and trucks
    • oversee the monitoring of maintenance schedules and planning of equipment in the business
    • ensure Quality control (including calibration) is up to date for all MMUs
    • manage and maintain MMU, LDV, Tanker, Silo and Transporter fleet
    • manage the coordinated, efficient and effective provision of support and services for day to day operations at customer sites in the business
    • oversee build as well as rebuild program on MMUs
    • prepare maintenance budgets and control cost within same budget and rolling forecast to ensure we do not exceed the agreed expenditure and keep operating cost to the minimum.
    • ensure critical spare store management and cycle count.
    • observe and ensure  compliance with governance and established policies, systems, procedure  and practices
    • produce report on all areas as required to guide management for efficient operations.
    • perform any other duties as the exigencies of the job require to ensure efficient and continuous business operation.
    • oversee the manufacturing process (including legal aspects) of various explosives manufacturing plants and assembly lines


    • Continuous professional development
    • People management and development
    • OTIF Delivery
    • Cost management

    Required Skills or Experience

    • Minimum of a recognised University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
    • Minimum of 7-10 years engineering experience with at least 5 years at senior management level
    • Holder of MinCom Certificate of Competency – Engineering Superintendent or Engineering Manager
    • Certified member of the Ghana Institute of Engineers will be an advantage
    • Knowledge of Explosives manufacturing plants would be advantageous
    • Working knowledge of company procedures – performance management, disciplinary and grievance handling, emergency procedures both plant and transport
    • Knowledge of vehicle loading standards and explosives handling procedures
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of customers and their operations
    • Good customer relationship at all levels of management
    • MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
    • Working knowledge of the mining industry will be an advantage

    Personal Attributes

    • Excellent communication skills(written and oral)
    • Assertive
    • Proactive
    • Team player
    • Analytical thinker
    • Ability to think strategically and conceptually
    • Interpersonal skills

    Method of Application

    Forward Applications to: Email:  [email protected]

    AEL is committed to enabling individuals, previously disadvantaged by discriminatory practices to gain full and equal access to opportunities appropriate to their competency and potential

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