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Superintendent Mechanical Maintenance (Process Plant)

Job Details

Job ID#: 077459
Location: Zambia

Closing Date: November 29, 2016


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Superintendent-Mechanical Maintenance.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Process Manager, you will be responsible for improving the reliability and availability of the process plant equipment, identify, develop and implement improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and effectiveness of field maintenance and operations processes. Your duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:


  • Manage the maintenance of all process plant equipment and infrastructure.
  • Carry out structured routine safety inspections in cooperation with Maintenance Coordinators.
  • Develop, implement and maintain safe work procedures and promote high safety and health awareness.
  • Promote and comply with the LMC Occupational Health & Safety Policy.
  • Actively promote full cooperation between the Maintenance and Processing operation team.
  • Prepare and control cost budget for Maintenance.
  • Develop continuous improvement strategies, communicate and apply accordingly.
  • Measure and report overall equipment and infrastructure performance
  • Manage the planned maintenance system,prepare   accurate schedules and reports.


Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 10 years experiencemanaging maintenance in  a mineral processing environment
  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of predictive maintenance systems like Pronto
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia orbe eligible to become a Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in Zambia


Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.


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