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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
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    Support Equipment Supervisor

    About The Job

    About This Role
    Are you committed to the improvement and optimization of maintenance processes?
    Do you enjoy mentoring staff and individuals?
    Do you hold a degree in - or related to - Mechanical Engineering?
    Are you a problem solver with a strong work ethics who believes in safety-first?

    • Join the Mine Maintenance team as Support Equipment Supervisor where you will be responsible for supervising the maintenance of support equipment to ensure that operational and production plans are realized.

    In This Role You Will:

    • Maintenance Planning
    • Manage adherence of maintenance to all Health Safety & Loss Prevention (HSLP), Environment and Social Responsibility requirements under Newmont’s Integrated Management System, Newmont vision and values.
    • Assist in the implementation of auxiliary equipment and light vehicle maintenance plans to ensure maximum availability of auxiliary equipment and light vehicles at optimum cost.
    • Provide input into the preparation of maintenance operating cost forecasts, budgets and monthly maintenance reports.
    • Organize, distribute and coordinate all auxiliary equipment and light vehicle maintenance works at the mine areas to support all of the activities assigned to mine maintenance, including planning.
    • Approve notifications / work requests.
    • Work with the stores / procurement department to ensure that all the necessary maintenance parts and supplies are available to maintain auxiliary equipment and light vehicles.
    • Take necessary action to correct misallocations of costs.
    • Assist in the development and review of the maintenance standard task procedures (STPs).

    Maintenance Supervision:

    • Oversee auxiliary equipment and light vehicle maintenance work in all mining areas.
    • Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensure that safe work practices are followed.
    • Provide technical support when major works are carried on any of the equipment / vehicles.
    • Oversee condition monitoring, PM based backlog collection and monitoring systems as well as quality improvement monitoring.
    • Provide effective on-the-job training and coaching to ensure employees gain new skills and achieve their maximum potential.
    • Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions.

    Health and Safety Management:

    • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee under or assigned to his/her supervision.
    • Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensuring that safe work practices are followed.
    • Conduct periodic safety meetings and inspections.


    • Produce various reports (progress reports, incident reports jobs etc. and submit the report to the General Foreman.
    • Work Scheduling and Allocation
    • Schedule tasks for the team according to the plan.
    • Provide and coordinate support to the team to execute the maintenance work to achieve results in a timely manner.

    Staff Supervision:

    • Supervise allocated staff member(s) by:
    • Providing on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching.
    • Recommending further / relevant training courses and development actions.
    • Enhancing communication with staff through regular feedback, contact, meetings and briefings, etc.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Degree or HND in mechanical / electrical engineering or Engineering Technician III.
    • MINCOM certification as Sectional Engineer

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance principles and standards for auxiliary equipment and light vehicles.
    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advanced knowledge of the work management process.
    • Advanced knowledge of planning and scheduling.


    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in mechanical maintenance or similar environment.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Sound communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and ERP/CMMS.
    • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
    • Strong planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
    • Ability to utilize the mechanical tools to install, maintain and repair equipment and power plant.
    • Coaching and mentoring skills.
    • Conflict management and influencing skills.

    Working Conditions:

    • Position is located at the Ahafo North Mine.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Corporation on to apply

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