Vacancy: Senior Strategic Mine Planning Engineer

Date 17 Apr 2019
Location Ghana
Job Type Full-time

Company Profile

JOB TITLE:            Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

  • Supervises shop employees in a manufacturing:  plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.

  • Main Responsibilities:

    • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations

    • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production such as Quality inspectors, machine operators, and Fillers operators.

    • Plan and achieve the target production volumes for the Line by properly planning the availability for syrup, ensure movement of empties and organize optimum manpower required.

    • Ensure the General House Keeping of the plant and empties area are clean at all times.





BSC Degree in Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering or a related field and at least four (4) years working experience in similar responsibilities.





  • Knowledge in Good Manufacturing Process.

Knowledge in SOP Implementation.

Job Description

  • Support corporate feasibility study and technical due diligence efforts including preparation of open pit mine designs, costs and schedules.

  • Appraise mining methods, processing methods, operating cost, capital spending, production schedules, dilution and ore loss.

  • Identify key engineering and mining success factors and issues that could impact the economic viability of mine plans and mine designs.

  • Prepare engineering studies aiding resource estimates for life of mine planning purposes.

  • Design and develop processes, practices and methodologies in engineering and ensure alignment with the organization’s long-term strategy.

  • Perform Reforecasts of budget and LOM plan or schedules as may be required.

  • Prepare bench development plans and monitor medium and short term mine scheduling and pit activities to ensure compliance to mining schedule

  • Prepare and develop waste dump lift development plans and dumping Sequences. Initiate and undertake projects to optimize performance within engineering and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards.

  • Ensure maximum return on investment by carrying out optimization, design and evaluation work, calculating ore reserves in accordance with established planning policies such as cut-off grades and legislative requirements.

  • Evaluate alternative designs and mine plans based on various operational scenarios with the goal of maximizing productivity and revenue

  • Contribute to the business capability to mine safety by actively identifying risks and threats to achieving targets and developing, establishing and managing programs to ensure those risks are minimized or eliminated.

  • Ensure that all members of the mining teams have clear understanding and direction of Project objectives by leading and controlling the coordination of regular planning meetings, ensuring deliverables are accurately recorded and distributed.

  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your supervisor in accordance with the company’s policies

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of open pit engineering experience.

  • Must have good working knowledge and experience with strategic planning and budgeting in the mining industry.

  • Must have thorough understanding of open pit mining operations, as well as a general understanding of milling operations and mine maintenance.

  • Must be able to perform financial modelling and analysis in a mining environment.

  • Must be proficient with mine planning software systems for pit optimization and design, preferably Surpac, MineSched, Whittle, NPVS, TALPAC

  • Must have basic knowledge of all phases of mining & milling operations and proficiency in spreadsheet based cash flow analysis.

  • Must be able to apply standards, policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

  • Good written and oral communication and report writing skills.

  • Must possess a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License with defensive driving skills

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