Supervisor position at Bokoni Platinum Mine in Atok

Position: Process Shift Supervisor

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Company: Minopex
Location: Polokwane Rural, Limpopo
Employment Type: Permanent


Job Details:

Minimum experience required: Mid-Senior level
The primary industry of the company: Mining and Metals
Job functional area: Mining

Job Description:

This position is based at Bokoni Platinum Mine in Atok, Limpopo Province, a prominent mining site known for its mineral-rich deposits.

As a Process Shift Supervisor, your main responsibility is to oversee and ensure the effective operation, control, and maintenance of the shift processes. You will play a crucial role in maintaining safety standards, adhering to operational procedures, and optimizing production parameters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize Health and Safety:

Ensure compliance with Minopex Health and Safety responsibilities, emphasizing the well-being of all personnel.
Identify and assess hazards and risks during daily tasks, taking proactive measures to prevent incidents.
Follow provided systems, practices, methods, standards, and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
Strictly adhere to lock-out procedures as required.

  • Compliance and Operational Excellence:

Comply with legal and operational requirements, including relevant regulations and standards.
Conduct visual inspections of the working area to identify and mitigate potential safety hazards.
Ensure compliance with statutory legislation and organizational requirements.
Investigate and diagnose problems and breakdowns, determining the necessary resources for resolution.
Perform inspections by Mine Health and Safety Act regulations, analyzing information from previous shifts.
Oversee and supervise the availability of equipment to ensure compliance with production parameters.
Report equipment efficiencies as per production requirements.
Communicate equipment availabilities and changes to relevant stakeholders, minimizing production delays.
Address breakdowns promptly to minimize downtime.
Ensure adherence to specified process parameters within the respective sections.
Identify causes of spillage in plant equipment and generate suggestions to eliminate spillage.
Maintain adherence to Process Standards and Procedures, COP Master File, SHEQ, and legislative requirements.
Continuously monitor production information to achieve shift objectives.
Perform administrative duties to ensure accurate and available records.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent educational qualification.
  • National Certificate in Mineral Processing Level 2 or an equivalent Mineral Processing qualification will be advantageous.

Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Process Section Supervisor, demonstrating expertise in the field.
  • PGM (Platinum Group Metals) flotation experience is essential for this role.
  • Proficiency in the English language to effectively communicate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in MS Office applications.
  • Strong presentation skills to deliver information and reports effectively.
  • Attention to detail in monitoring processes and maintaining accurate records.
  • Proficient in employee relations and people management, fostering a positive work environment.
  • Strong supervisory skills to lead and guide the shift team effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license (Code B, EB, or C1) to facilitate mobility within the mining site.


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