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Konkola Copper Mine Plc (KCM) is a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc (vedanta), a London listed diversified global natural resources company. The group produces aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, silver, iron core, oil and gas and commercial energy. Vedanta has operations in india, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Ireland and Australia. With an empowered talent pool globally, Vedanta places strong emphasis on patnering with all its stakeholders based on the core values of trust, sustainability, growth, entrepreneurship, integrity,respect and care.

Job Title: General Manager-Engineering


  • Ensure adherence to safety standards and mandates of Zero fatalities, Zero lost time injuries and Zero discharge
  • Develop and review maintenance policies, procedures and specifications to improve maintenance planing and scheduling based on OEM and historical data (FMEA/RCA/5-Why’s)
  • Development of SOP or SMP for optimisation of PM’s on all critical equipment maintenance, repair and operating spares process management re-design to achieve JIT quality spares on site for spares management
  • Implementation of best-in-class mining engineering practices including training of personnel in the use and application of new and improved technologies, mining methods etc
  • Mentoring and training of engineers and training all maintenance engineers in new proactive maintenance approaches
  • Ensure control of changes to equipment, plant and support infrustracture (eg SCADA/DCS/Air Lines, etc) are documented and approved
  • Measure and continously optimise the maintenance process through analysis of trends of KPIs, bench mark with other companies, implementation of structures for the identification of short-comings in maintenance standards and practices through field observations and improve MTBF and MTTR
General Manager-Technical Services
  • Leading the delivery of the mine’s technical service functions; geology, hydrogeology, mine planning, ventilation, geotechnical, and survey
  • Managing the short, medium, and long term life-of-mine planning
  • Providing the ongoing determination of the viability of the mining and processing operation
  • Understanding and maximising the Business Unit’s medium to long term value chain
  • A university degree in Mining Engineering or Mining Geologywith a post graduate qualification in Mining Engineering
  • A post graduate qualification in business or commercial studies would be an advantage
  • 15 years post qualification experience in mining operations and technical services. At least five of this should have been spent at senior management level
  • Specific experience is required in underground trackless open stopping with fill operations
  • A knowledge of strategic water management would be an advantage
  • A working knowledge of geology, surveying, planning and scheduling software packages and their intergration. The eligibility to be an EIZ and ERB member would be an advantage
How to apply
Send your applications and CVs to the undersigned: [email protected]

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