Plant Manager (Gold Plant / Mineral Processing / 3.1a Legal Appointment / Metallurgy) – South Africa

CA Global

Reference No. 435-3010LH

Reference Number: 435-3010LH


Job Description:

Our client is in need of a qualified Processing Plant Manager with strong gold plant experience to join their team on site in South Africa.



  • Planning and management of all plant operational activities to ensure optimal availability, throughput and recovery.
  • Ensuring organisational objectives are achieved through operational needs analysis and planning.
  • Management of contractual obligations and ensuring requirements are met.
  • Ensuring health, safety, environmental and quality standards are maintained.
  • Provide guidance to oversee that company and legislative standards are met.
  • Ensuring operations and maintenance management are in line with organisational requirements.
  • Ensuring plant optimisation.
  • Acting as the technical expert to provide guidance to the operations team and management.
  • Effective people management, training and mentoring.
  • Ensuring team performance objectives are met.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Cost control, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship management.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree or Higher Diploma in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) preferred.
  • Business Management qualification preferred.
  • Matric certificate.
  • Valid driver’s licence.
  • 15 years’ minimum experience in a process plant environment with at least 10 years at management level.
  • 5 years minimum experience in gold processing plant.
  • Previous experience holding a 3.1a Legal Appointment.
  • Computer literate.
  • Well-versed in legal compliance, technical risk management, maintenance management and project management.
  • Able to work with and mentor with multi-cultural, diverse teams.


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