23 Mar 2019

Plant Manager – Operations at AngloGold Ashanti

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AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. 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 seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Plant Manager – Operations.


The purpose of the role is to control the operations of the production department at the South Treatment Plant to maximize the following function:
Revenue = Run Time x Tons Per Hour x Au grade x Recovery – Costs





  • Actively promote Health, Safety and Environmental actions and improvements
  • Contribution into EIA and permitting procedures
  • International Cyanide Management Institute compliance
  • Compliance with Legal Instruments (LI’s) and Codes as laid down by the Republic of Ghana
  • Control of Tailings Facilities operations
  • Constant monitoring and adjustment of plant performance to achieve Monthly KPI’s
  • Achieve Au production targets
  • Achieve Throughput targets
  • Minimize downtime
  • Achieve recovery efficiency targets
  • Cost control of production within the processing budget targets including but not limited to reagent consumption, labour costs and other expenses
  • Develop budget for upcoming periods and monitor performance according to current plan
  • Develop strategic career paths and succession planning for your subordinates
  • Contribution to and implementation of an up to date training system
  • Develop performance management set points and targets for your subordinates
  • Maintaining discipline, performance management
  • Constant assessment and challenging of the status quo to identify and align operations to best practice
  • Add to the library of procedures, standards and protocols used for the operation of the plant.







  • Bachelor of Science – Extraction Metallurgy or similar / equivalent



  • At least 15 years of which 5 have been in a senior managerial production role
  • Experience and understanding of total mining cycle.


Technical Competencies


  • Proven plant performance and efficiency programs
  • Proven ability in plant commissioning including the development of commissioning plans
  • Proven strategy development and implementation experience
  • Proven plant maintenance control
  • Proven SCADA and process control knowledge
  • Budgeting and budget control including the understanding of interdepartmental costing
  • Research and Development
  • Proven Metallurgical Accounting understanding with implementation of databases (MS Access / SQL etc.)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metallurgical research processes such as, but not limited to, test work procedures, circuit and financial modelling
  • Proven knowledge of equipment selection and process design
  • Proven knowledge of engineering principles of various equipment types.


Leadership Competencies


  • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Accountable
  • Strong and proven decision-making skills.
  • Driven towards settings and achieving a vision of an improved future
  • Not accepting of sub-standard practices or conditions



Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.



      Method of Application

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