Concentrator Operations Superintendent - Backshifts
Posted date [2013-Jan-26]  (ID: 326)
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Contract FIFO position in the mining sector in the south of Democratic Republic of the Congo (safe area). Single status position with a six day working week. Reports to the Concentrator Manager.

PLEASE NOTE: Regrettably, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have prior mining industry experience. (This is a crucial requirement and not negotiable).


Tax free salary plus benefits, depending on qualifications and experience.


  • BS Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • +7 years experience in a conventional and refurbished copper/cobalt concentrator that uses gyratory crushers, ball mills, regrind mills and aerated flotation cells
  • Manage the concentrator and all associated staff on backshift
  • Must have management/supervisory experience and have been exposed to HR policy, disciplinary procedures, HSE policy
  •  Must be an aspiring manager/superintendent capable of motivating a workforce to achieve clearly defined targets and to have an understanding of Concentrator principles
  • Ability to deliver/produce oxide and sulphide concentrate within business parameters
  •  Knowledgeable in general concentrator maintenance and knows when/how to initiate call-outs
  • Ability to drive performance during night shifts, complete handovers to dayshift Operations and Maintenance
  •  Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa will be advantageous
  •  Ability to train and motivate Congolese Nationals


  •  Must be a “go-getter” who wants or believes that he can perform at elevated levels if an opportunity presents itself after he has demonstrated performance
  •  Must be a safety leader and work toward building a culture of safety in concentrator operations


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Job Title Concentrator Operations Superintendent - Backshifts
Post Details
Job Ref No KT/206CA
Start Date As soon as possible
Salary Tax free salary plus benefits
Nationality All Nationalities
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Closing Date
Languages Spoken
Town/City Dem Rep of Congo (DRC)
Location International/ Abroad
Country Dem. Rep. of Congo
Job Type Contract (renewable)
Industry Mining