Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.
Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.
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.
Job Title: Mine Maintenance Planner
The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry-leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce, and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities, and Newmont’s shareholders.
To forecast, plan, schedule, budget, coordinate, and monitor all maintenance activities and processes necessary to deliver optimum equipment availability and maintain the integrity of company equipment assets.
Essential Duties I
Prepare and issue long-range schedules, budgets, and forecasts.
Plan, estimate, and obtain procured materials and contracted services according to authorization limits.
Work with contractors to identify and prepare job procedures, work flows, and special work needs.
Facilitate monitoring, review, approval, and payment of suppliers.
Maintain key standard jobs and APL part listings for all (equipment maintained by the maintenance group)
Essential Duties II
Conduct shutdown planning for contractors, including:
Administration and management of contracts.
Supervising contractor safety.
Monitoring sourcing / cost.
Preparation of detailed SOWs for contractors and variation management.
Prepare for shutdown execution, including preparation of checklists for critical activities (HSLP, and isolations), inspection QA sheets, and checklists for critical and high-risk activities, handover process, Quality Assurance, and formal recommissioning process.
Participate in LOM Meetings and quarterly forecasts.
Training & Experience
Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations)
Bachelor’s Degree or High National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical / mining).
Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in planning and scheduling of mine maintenance in a large gold operation or similar heavy industrial site.
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), CMMS/ERP and MS Project.
Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
Advanced planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
Coaching and mentoring skills.
Conflict management and influencing skills.
Financial administration and analysis skills.
Contract management skills.
Quality management skills.
Reporting and report writing skills.
Position is located in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job:
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit at a desk for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
Work environment: The noise level in the office work environment is minimal. Occasional exposure to noise, fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc.