Control Room Supervisor (Mining / Process Plant / PLC / Scada / Production) – West Africa

CA Global

Reference No. 473-2106LH

Reference Number: 473-2106LH

Job Description:

Our client is is seeking an experienced Control Room Supervisor to oversee all control room operations for the process plant at their mine site in West Africa.


  • Overseeing control room operations for the process plant to ensure production targets are met.
  • Ensure that the control room operations are carried out in line with company standards, safely and efficiently.
  • Input operational system status with control system tools.
  • Calibrating and troubleshooting automation.
  • Ensuring effective implementation of control loops and cascade loops in PLC/SCADA system to ensure consistent plant operations.
  • Overseeing control desk.
  • Attending to production floor requests and machine stoppage alerts.
  • Ensuring plant is operating within parameters required production and process key metrics.
  • Assessing and troubleshooting process logs.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure environmental, health and safety standards are adhered to.
  • Regular reporting and providing feedback to Plant Manager and production team.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • National Certificate / Diploma in Mineral Processing or similar qualification.
  • Grade 12 / Matric certificate.
  • Supervisory / management certificate advantageous.
  • 8 years previous experience in Control Room Operations within a mineral processing environment, including 5 years at Supervisory level.
  • Strong PLC / Scada experience with the ability to run the process plant through the SCADA control system.
  • Proven experience calibrating and troubleshooting automation within an operational processing plant.
  • Computer literate with good communication skills.
  • Strong experience in mentoring, training, coaching and guiding local nationals as an expatriate in Africa.
  • Strong focus on health and safety standards and compliance.
  • In line with the company’s diversification initiatives, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Single status only.
  • Long term contract.

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CA Mining

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