AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited Recruitment 2022

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited Recruitment 2022.

AngloGold Ashanti is a global gold mining company with mines and exploration projects in four different regions namely – Continental Africa, Americas, Australasia, and South Africa. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineering Superintendent – Reliability

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ROLE PURPOSE

The Engineering Superintendent – Reliability is accountable for the development and implementation of QA/QC, condition monitoring and analysis, reliability of Surface and Underground Fixed Plant Infrastructure maintenance, including the Surface Processing Plant, Surface Mine Infrastructure, and Surface Support Infrastructure, Underground Mine Infrastructure, Hoists and Shaft Infrastructure and Heavy Mobile Equipment through the application of operational engineering policies, standards, systems and procedures to maximise plant availability in a sustainable cost-effective manner and minimize operational risks in order to meet the business’ strategic objective.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control.
  • Provide technical input to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical services manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Apply the ‘working elements’ (inspections, audits, JHA, etc.) of the Safety Management System and deliver compliance.
  • Deliver timely investigation of all injuries, illness, and incidents with actions plans developed to prevent recurrences.
  • Execute the construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan.
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate within sphere of influence
  • Support the Processing Department to maintain Cyanide Code certification.
  • Establish the Chemical laboratory, reliability and legal compliance team required to support the role holder in executing the project.
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
  • Support interface management with the EPCM contractor for construction and refurbishment works.
  • Liaise with the Manager Planning to develop maintenance planning and management outcomes that include QA/QC – analysis by chemical lab, reliability and condition monitoring, legal and compliance.
  • Communicate accurate and timely construction schedule delivery, progress, cost and quality information in the area of accountability.

  • Collaborate with Construction Manager on new builds safety, compliance, operability, standards, maintainability, and reliability.
  • Support the development and implementation of systems for the Engineering department to provide effective quality planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Operate the QA/QC of maintenance of the processing plant, surface and underground mine infrastructure during the Phase 3 Operations.
  • Ensure the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost.
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
  • Lead a team of engineers to specify, design, analyze and verify new components and systems.
  • Deploy management routines to identify defects in the workplace
  • Maintain legal compliance and QA/QC of the maintenance and operation of the Processing Plant and Surface and Underground mine infrastructure within the approved project schedule, achieving monitoring of all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Develop an asset management strategy for QA/QC in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance activities.
  • Ensure all subordinates are competent in the utilisation of the SAP asset maintenance management system for reliability and condition monitoring, QA/QC to support a smooth transition into operations.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with the procurement team to establish the inventory and spare parts for the processing plant and inspect all refurbishment works to ensure works are delivered in accordance with applicable designs, specifications and expectations.
  • Oversee refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Maintenance Engineering or equivalent.
  • Masters’ Degree in Management will be an advantage
  • Financial, commercial and project management through work experience and courses

Experience 

  • An experienced QA/QC engineer with 10+ years’ experience in the reliability and condition monitoring of Surface Processing Plant, Surface and Underground Mine and Support Infrastructure maintenance
  • Experience in management and QA/QC on contractor work
  • Experience of Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module and its role in reliability/condition monitoring/recording
  • Knowledge of statistics in reliability analysis
  • Knowledge in condition monitoring and related statistics
  • How to Apply

    Interested and eligible persons should click here to apply.

Job Title: SAP System Advisor

ROLE PURPOSE 

The SAP System Advisor is accountable for coordinating and delivering the SAP PM business solution in AGAG to fully function within the agreed budget costs and timeframes. The role holder will lead the set-up of SAP and will be monitoring the progress and controlling the progress directly using the AGAG planners through the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning stages, interfacing and coordinating the SAP PM activities for all the equipment at AGAG.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Provide technical input to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical Services Manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Advise and train the planners on the use of SAP PM in the planning the of the construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Issue environmental related instruction to any employees at the workplace
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
  • Utilise, ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Provide guidance and training to the planning team and entire Obuasi in fully effective use of SAP PM within the timeframes and budget agreed, such that users will to be fully conversant with and competent in application of all aspects of the SAP PM modules, creating super-users
  • Identify all points where SAP PM knowledge can be enhanced across the maintenance and operations on Obuasi site
  • Develop a skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements and when complete will provide the correct level of competencies in the SAP PM for all users in planning
  • Verify that supervisors complete the skills matrix and maintain up-to-date
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
  • Input into the design and constructability process, ensuring safe constructability remains a high priority. Including HAZID’s and HAZOP’s and schedule development.
  • Provide major inputs to Operational Readiness for the Surface engineering/maintenance throughout the operation.
  • Develop the Operational Readiness plan for the Engineering team including localization plan.
  • Implement the approved organizational structure required to deliver the project targets and future operational requirements planning.
  • Develop in SAP PM, an asset management strategy in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance planning activities.
  • Lead the implementation of AMPL, TM1 and support the AGA Asset Management framework implementation in Obuasi
  • Ensure the planning of the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices – carry out corrective action.
  • Ensure the competencies allow the implementation of corporate programs,e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc across areas of control.
  • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
  • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage the department in line with operational budget
  • Set up SAP PM for the maintenance of the Processing Plant, Underground and Surface mine infrastructure and equipment within the approved project schedule, achieving all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Identify in a timely manner all current and potential risks to the Refurbishment, Construction and Maintenance activities utilizing the established Risk Management System, identifying activities and strategies to eliminate, manage or mitigate these risks
  • Oversee refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.
  • Proactively identify and manage change to avoid potential cost, schedule and quality issues.

Qualifications

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  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
  • Certificate in Maintenance Planning
  • Certificate in SAP PM, asset management and Maintenance Planning Tool, and SAP trainer certification
  • Certificate in Materials Management (ERP usage for maintenance parts and consumables).
  • Masters’ Degree in Management will be an advantage.
  • Financial, Commercial and Project management through work experience and courses.

Experience

  • An experienced SAP PM, Maintenance Planning and ERP Trainer; a mechanical/electrical/ maintenance engineer with 10+ years’ experience in maintenance planning for Surface Processing Plant, Underground and Surface Mine Infrastructure and Equipment.
  • 5+ years’ experience in training SAP PM, ERP and Planning Modules to create fully competent knowledgeable users and super- users to budget and timeframe.
  • Detailed competency and knowledge of SAP PM module and ERP (SAP) operation and usage
  • An SAP “Guru” and certified SAP trainer (particularly for PM and Planning modules)
  • Experience in management of planning for Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)

How to Apply

Interested and eligible persons should click here to apply.

 

 

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