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Komatsu Maintenance Supervisor

Location : West Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Job Type: Open Ended Contract

Open Pit Mining / Mobile Maintenance / Komatsu / Supervisor

Job Code: 6421

Cowan South Africa is recruiting a Komatsu Maintenance Supervisor (Heavy Earthmoving Equipment), for a well-known open pit mining contractor. The incumbent will play a vital role with maintenance repairs, servicing, allocation of equipment and the general well-being of the Komatsu HME fleet (or sections of it) to ensure that breakdowns don’t impact on mining production.

THE OPPORTUNITY
• Diagnose, inspect, recondition, repair, assemble and service all Komatsu Heavy Earthmoving Equipment as assigned by the relevant Manager
• Document machine information and repairs completed on Job Cards and is responsible for submitting accurate Daily Reports and other required paperwork
• Maintain technical and product knowledge on all Machines and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set
• Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook
• Maintain a clean work area, as well as care for all shop tools, machines, and equipment.
• Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including ‘toolbox talks’, safety meetings and other related efforts
• Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of the company
• Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.
• Willing to work long hours  

YOU ARE
Currently or recently employed in a similar role
Your colleagues regard you as a Komatsu Maintenance Specialist and go-to person
Willing to work on a Single Status Fly In / Fly Out Basis  
Proficient with computers and Windows / Excel software  
Able to work independently and under pressure  
Willing to train junior staff and transfer skills

YOU BRING
• Qualified and Trade Tested Diesel Mechanic/Heavy Earthmoving Mechanic, or similar
• Technical training courses completed on Komatsu Heavy Earthmoving Equipment    
• 5 - 8 years’ working experience in the Mobile Mining Maintenance / Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Industry

• At least 3 year’s direct and hands-on maintenance experience on Komatsu Heavy Earthmoving Equipment (Dump Trucks, Excavators, etc.)
• Previous/current African expatriate experience will be very advantageous
• Valid Driver’s License
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
• Strong technical and troubleshooting skills
• Solid problem-solving skills

All applications are confidential

 
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