Sandvik is looking for a Foreman in Shurugwi


Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
This job has been Expired


  • Post Date:June 28, 2023
  • Views 1460
0 Applications
  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Location: Zimbabwe, Shurugwi – Unki
Time Type: Full time
Job Requisition ID: R0056570

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a global leader in the supply of equipment, tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. We offer a diverse range of opportunities through our businesses and cross-border networks, enabling you to explore your potential and thrive.

The Role:

The Foreman will be responsible for effectively planning, directing and coordinating all work activities and resources necessary for rebuild, repair and fit local content to machines as required to OEM specification through, good housekeeping, assigned tasks, customer (internal & external) satisfaction, effective communication, team work, SHEQ, policies, work schedules, procedure & specifications.

Key Performance Areas:

The Foreman will be responsible for the allocation of tasks to Sandvik shift personnel at Unki Mine. The various skills/competences are, among other things:

  • Responsible for meeting the needs of the business regarding resources and develop the operation.
  • Developing vision and converts to implementing strategies
  • Directing and coordinating all underground and surface Workshop activities at the mine.
  • Maintain a “safety first culture” amongst all team members.
  • Lead and coach subordinates to ensure quality work.
  • Over inspections of all repair work done on components.
  • Closure of Jobs in Work In Progress.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance work meets OEM Standards.
  • Manage Sandvik Unki Workshop Projects.
  • Make sure Lean processes are adhered to.
  • Responsible for the competence development and staffing within the department.
  • Manage Sandvik Unki Workshop Costs.
  • Responsible to operate the business continuous improvements within Performance Management. Support the development of investment plans.
  • Leads the business at an overall level and delegates mandate with responsibility to the organization.

Your Profile:

  • The Foreman is expected to have Trade Certificate of Competence in either of the following (Diesel Plant Fitting, Auto Electrician, Millwright or Electrician)
  • At least 8 post qualifying experience of which 3 must be at Supervisory or leadership position in a mobile equipment workshop.
  • Knowledge of OHSAS 18001, Project management, Lean management and computer literacy knowledge will be an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills and customer focus culture.
  • Good at paperwork, machine problem diagnosis and resolution techniques coupled with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in managing performance contracts.
  • Computer literate.

Applications close: 30 June 2023

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment as well as opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.