Gold Fields Jobs in Ghana: Senior Engineer – Pumps

Posted on :

15 Sep, 2010

Category :

Engineering Jobs in Ghana, Mining Jobs in Ghana

Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of about 3.5 million ounces per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. Gold Fields also has an extensive growth pipeline with both greenfields and near mine exploration projects at various stages of development. The Group has total attributable Mineral Reserves of 78 million gold equivalent ounces and Mineral Resources of 281 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on JSE Limited (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), the Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).

Location               Tarkwa

Job Status           Full-time

Education            University degree

Experience         8 years

Job Expires         20 Sep, 2010

Job Description:

Purpose of the Job:

Purpose of the Job:

The incumbent shall apply knowledge and experience to Heavy Mining Equipment (HME) management systems, processes, policies and resources provided in the pumps section of the Mining Maintenance Unit using best practice principles. He will also ensure planning and maintenance of heavy mining equipment in a responsible, safe, efficient and effective manner for high equipment availability and reliability

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the achievement of high equipment availability within Industry standard
  • Ensuring the maintenance and positioning of Heavy Mining Equipment (HME) in line with GFG operational requirements and objectives
  • Providing hand-on technical problem-solving, fault-diagnosing, failure analysis and reporting
  • Benchmarking best HME maintenance systems and practices and making use of new and available technology
  • Ensuring high equipment performance and reliability
  • Implementing effective cost management and financial performance monitoring system
  • Establishing and maintaining high performance and cohesive team work
  • Enforcing healthy, safety and environmental procedures
  • Ensuring that effective engineering standards and procedures are developed and implement in compliance with ISO I400I and OHSAD I800I requirements
  • Ensuring that HME staff are effectively trained, developed, and supervised
  • Communicating team goals and core values to team members and maintaining an acceptable performance management system
  • Adopting and implementing continuous improvement initiatives

Required Skills or Experience

Key requirements:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years experience in Pumps maintenance systems
  • Experienced in safe lifting practices
  • Project management skills
  • Lean 6 Sigma experience
  • SAP Proficiency
  • Analytical thinking
  • Business acumen
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer orientated
  • Communication skills

How To Apply

HR Officer

Tarkwa Gold Mine

P. O. Box 26

Tarkwa, Ghana

Or by e-mail: [email protected]

Applicant are advised to mark envelopes with their prospective positions being applied for.

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