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Engineering Manager

Location : Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Engineering Manager: Fixed & Mobile Plant

Portuguese Speaking Africa

Job Type: Renewable Contract

Engineering / Open Pit Mining / Fixed Plant / Mobile Plant

Job Code: 6338

Cowan South Africa is recruiting an experienced Engineering Manager for this well-known mining company. Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable to ensure that Mobile and Fixed Plant operate optimally.


  • Develop systems and process to train and develop staff

  • Manages the Engineering team to ensure an efficient operation - to achieve & exceed operational targets.

  • Responsible for Budgeting and Control in terms of all Engineering department costs.

  • Develop and update reporting systems as required by business needs.

  • Manage engineering activities according to company planning.

  • Ensures best practices and principles to conform to standards, methods & procedures.

  • Lead the team to improve current engineering processes.


  • Currently or have recently been employed in a similar position

  • Willing to work at a remote mining operation  


  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred

  • 16+ years’ relevant experience in Mining Engineering

  • 6+ years’ experience in mine management roles

  • Experienced with Fixed and Mobile Plant Maintenance and a track record to show it

  • Africa expat experience on remotes site would be preferred

  • Proven leadership & communication skills

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