Welding Coordinator

Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (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 Welding Coordinator

Role Summary

  • Reporting to the Trucks Maintenance Superintendent, you will provide direction and coordination of the welding bay and establishment of preventive and responsive mechanical maintenance in the workshop to support Mine Operations. Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Provide resources and create a working environment that encourages personnel to actively contribute to safety, health and environmental affairs by managing risk in compliance with Company objectives, policies, procedures, safe work practices and relevant regulations;
  • Assess and coach competency skills attainment and carry out all administrative functions commensurate with the role
  • Ensure maximum operational performance in welding, fabrication, repair and construction is achieved in a safe and cost-effective manner while ensuring compliance in all aspects;
  • Assist to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Assist to measure and report overall maintenance performance
  • Actively promote full cooperation between the maintenance and mining operations.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the maintenance processes and systems.
  • Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information.
  • Ensure the development of up to date job procedures for all tasks performed within the function.
  • Accountable for completion of all tasks identified in the Management Operating System Elements to the specified quality and timelines as assigned to this role
  • Experienced in managing and development of weekly, equipment overhaul and shutdown schedules through Microsoft Project
  • Development and maintaining of the equipment strategies workflow process on both fixed and mobile equipment
  • Experience in budgeting process and cost controls for maintenance department
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
  • Coaching and mentoring of subordinates through Barrick Competency Based Employee Development (BCBED)
  • Assessing employees in structured skills assessment process such as Employee Training Assessment Management System (ETAMS)
  • Offer support to supervisor positions so to be able to assess work place efficiencies and provide guidance to workplace supervisors
  • Generate report on machine availability through the use of a recognized CMMS preferably Pronto

Experience & Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Trades Qualification and hands on experience on the equipment
  • Minimum Ten (10) years maintenance planning and engineering experience in the mining industry.
  • Have well grounded supervisory and welding experience preferably in MIG, TIG and other welding and fabrication processes
  • Experience in large multi open Pit operations using large scale mining equipment
  • Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination
  • Management and operational skills to ensure operations are supported and targets met
  • Must have a current driver’s licence.
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia

How to apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC)
Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC)
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
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Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100 metric tonnes 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.
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