Cowan International

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Senior Maintenance Planner – Mine, Port & Rail

Location : West Africa / Afrique de l’Ouest
Job Type : Permanent

Renewable Contract

Job Code: 6540

Maintenance Planning, Mine, Port, Rail 

Cowan South Africa is recruiting a French and English-speaking Senior Maintenance Planner – Mine, Port & Rail for this exciting mining project in Africa.
• To execute and provide technical and professional skills in Maintenance Planning for all company Assets and Infrastructure from the Mine, Rail and Port Operations
• Manage all maintenance planning activities (preventative and corrective, shutdown, refurbishment work orders, including Long- and Short-term plan) on a wide range of mechanical, electrical and auto-electrical, instrumentation and civil works for all equipment across the Rail, Port and Mobile at the Mine. Manage it in accordance with OEM requirements and the procedures.
• Manage Maintenance services requirements for internal and external activities, to indicate the plant efficiency, plant breakdowns and general KPI across the department
• Provide training and mentor junior Maintenance Planner and Schedulers
• Control and Report and be Data Administrator within Maintenance Planning Section

• Currently (or was recently) employed in a similar position
• A seasoned expat with Africa experience (preferred – but not essential)

• In-depth knowledge of Port, Rail and mine operating areas and production processes
• In-depth knowledge of maintenance and asset management practices, processes and systems
• Strong knowledge of cost planning and control
• Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or similar)
• Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Certification will be very advantageous
• 8 – 12 years’ industry experience

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