Mining - Processing - Geological - Quarrying
Our client in Oman is operating a gold and antimony smelter and has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Manager. Candidates should be degree qualified in engineering and preferably have further certification in Maintenance and Operations Management. Further certification in metallurgy or mineral processing would be a major asset. An ability to speak Arabic would be advantageous but not essential.
Candidates must have an intimate understanding of the smelting industry and have a minimum of 10 to 20 years’ experience in maintenance, which should include 5 years of managing a maintenance department. A proven track record in maintenance, streamlining processes, optimizing plant efficiency and maintaining high quality plant equipment and processes is essential.
Reporting to the General Manager of Production this is a very senior position. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Ensuring a safe and environmentally compliant working environment for the staff and people. • Ensuring low cost and efficient operations of the process. • Maintenance planning, monitoring, problem solving and optimizing. • Reducing plant downtime through optimisation of equipment performance by providing a cost-effective maintenance service • Providing effective services that ensure all plant areas are operating within approved budgets for maintenance cost through enhanced planning and job organisation • Creating a high performing team and a conducive employee relations climate • Setting and enforcing systems, policies and procedures. • Monitoring steps of the maintenance process, observe control points and equipment, develop reporting procedures and systems • Training and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. • Assisting the production manager with optimal production planning and capacity utilization. • Continuously improving maintenance efficiency and productivity of plant machinery and personnel, involving training, new technologies and an atmosphere for innovation and operational excellence • Implementing HSE policies, procedures and controls across the OAR plant in a consistent and effective manner.
The Maintenance Manager position is an initial 2 year residential contract in Oman and offers a competitive tax free salary along with additional benefits. The position can be either married or single status.
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