9 May 2024

Process Mechanical Supervisor at Newmont Corporation

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Job Description

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in Africa, Australia, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, and Papua New Guinea. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering results together.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.

About This Role

  • To supervise and coordinate the work executed and completed by Process Plant Mechanical Technicians to ensure that production plans are realised.
  • To ensure that maintenance works are carried out under safe conditions and efficiently.

In This Role You Will

Health and Safety Management

  • Comply with the Mine Regulation Act and other applicable regulation clauses that apply to ones’ own work area.
  • Oversee that all statutory requirements are met.
  • Maintain own and teams’ compliance with Plant procedures, including MOS.
  • Instruct team personnel on safe work practices and conduct regular workplace inspections.
  • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee under or assigned to his/her supervision.
  • Conduct periodic safety meetings and inspections.
  • Attend monthly safety inspection and meetings.
  • Participate in event investigation and share lessons learnt from events from other sites

Mechanical Maintenance Execution

  • Organize, distribute and coordinate all mechanical works at Area Of Responsibility (AOR) of the process areas and others to support all of the activities assigned to Process Maintenance, including planning.
  • Work in conjunction with the General Foreman Maintenance Planning to determine mechanical maintenance backlogs, scheduling, resource allocation and equipment shutdown planning.
  • Work with Maintenance Technicians to achieve Process Plant equipment efficiency and availability
  • Assist in the development and review of the maintenance standard task procedures (STPs).
  • Liaise with the Administrative Coordinator in the communication of departmental procedures and policies.

Mechanical Maintenance Supervision

  • Oversee mechanical maintenance work in all process areas (i.e. Crushing, Grinding, CIL, Elution, CCD, WSF, TSF, Powerhouse and Workshop)
  • Conduct shift handover (PSI) meetings.
  • Assist in mechanical troubleshooting on the mills, Crusher, Agitators, All other plant equipment andassociated accessories.
  • Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions.


  • Produce reports indicating jobs completed for the day and submit the report to the General Foreman.
  • Report safety and environment event into cintellate and participate in event investigation

Staff Supervision

  • Supervise contractors in the completion of mechanical maintenance work and activities.
  • Work, in conjunction with top management and other supervisors, to track maintenance work completion and when contractors are required for work.
  • Supervise team responsible for the maintenance of the Process Plant and associated facilities.

Work Scheduling and Allocation

  • Schedule tasks for the mechanical maintenance crew according to the drafted plan.
  • Provide and coordinate support to the team executing plant modifications to achieve results in a timely manner.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Inspecting Engineering Certification of competency

Additional Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical instrumentation.
  • Advanced knowledge of the work management process.
  • Advanced knowledge of planning and scheduling.
  • Strong working knowledge in maintenance plant equipment.
  • Strong working knowledge in maintenance of Cone Crushers,
  • Grinding mill equipment and Agitators, conveyors and it accessories, maintenance of large slurry pumps, gearboxes, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Working knowledge in Ellipse.


  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years’ experience in a mechanical maintenance environment within a mining process plant or similar.
  • Minimum of 3 – 4 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, managing large and diverse teams

Technical Skills

  • Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project and SAP.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills (RCFA and FMEA)

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 24th May, 2024

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