3 Aug 2023

Full Time Team Leader: Plant (Day-shift) at Swakop Uranium

SWAKOP URANIUM – Posted by o4na@ Swakopmund

Job Description


To co-ordinate and control operational activities of the area of responsibility in the plant to achieve efficiencies and throughput quality targets.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Co-ordinate operations in area of responsibility to achieve throughput efficiency and production targets..
  • Plan and co-ordinate routine servicing priorities in conjunction with Engineering maintenance section.
  • Ensure optimum throughput by checking equipment at regular intervals in area of responsibility.
  • Monitor area production performance and initiate changes to balance and optimise process throughput as per schedule.
  • Adjust settings continuously to maintain optimal operation of the plant, paying attention to set parameters.
  • Ensure that all subordinates are briefed, understand and adhere to safety, risks and all relevant operating procedures and initiate corrective action when disregarded.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of emergency actions and ensure that correct procedures are followed.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and problem-solving to prevent delays and maintain throughput targets.
  • Constantly monitor the plant/system readings and data to ensure potential problems are detected in due time.
  • Plan and ensure correct preparation of plant equipment and processes for scheduled maintenance.
  • Monitor production of uranium ore product and implement corrective action to maintain process efficiencies within set parameters
  • Complete detailed report on plant operations and status of each shift and ensure effective handovers take place at shift changes.
  • Co-ordinate and interact with the Maintenance Team Leaders to determine maintenance priorities.
  • Ensure adherence to safety rules and regulations during shutdowns and planned maintenance.
  • Participate in the scheduling of maintenance plans and liaise with the relevant sections to ensure optimization of resources.
  • Assist line management with testing and commissioning of equipment / processes in area.
  • Keep record of time and attendance.
  • Provide input in preparation of annual budget and budget revisions as and when required.
  • Provide input and continuous improvement suggestions to all relevant work instructions and standard operating procedures.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • 7 Years’ experience in a Mining Processing plant of which 3 years should have been on a supervisory level.
  • Sound experience in operating procedures relating to the processing plant environment.
  • Experience in a Uranium Processing Plant would be an added advantage.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.


Closing Date: 17 August 2023

How to Apply

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: Swakop Uranium Career Portal

Job Categories: Engineering Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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