Engineering and Maintenance Manager

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  • Mali

Leo Lithium



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Engineering and Maintenance Manager (Mali Based)

  • Location : Mali (ML)
  • Salary : Competitive total package
  • Closing date : Apr 19, 2024
  • Category : Engineering, Maintenance/Mechanical
  • Work Term : Permanent
  • Work Load : Full Time
  • Language : English

About Leo Lithium:

Leo Lithium is a lithium company developing the world class Goulamina Lithium Project in Mali. Located approximately 150km south of the country’s capital of Bamako, the Goulamina Lithium Project is one of the largest undeveloped hard rock lithium deposits globally.  Leo Lithium plans to develop the world class Goulamina Lithium deposit into West Africa’s first operating lithium mine in 2024.

We offer an inspiring work environment where ambitious individuals can develop their full potential. We are looking for motivated people looking for their next opportunity.

About the role:

Reporting to the General Manager – Operations, the Engineering & Maintenance Manager is responsible for the technical state of the site and plant at Goulamina, additionally responsible for optimal production process. You will be responsible for defining, developing, maintaining and continuously improving the technical installations, NPI and maintenance processes at Goulamina on a FIFO roster into Mali, West Africa.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Life of mine planning for all departments for asset management and refurbishment and replacement strategies (all processing, mining and service departments)
    • Control and allocation of Capital Expenditure. Daily maintenance planning and execution of all mine assets management
    • Monitoring and control of critical stoppages and incidents resulting in reduced production and execution of appropriate action plans to ensure reoccurrence is prevented
    • Effectively promote, deploy, and comply with all Safety & Health and Environmental policies, standards, procedures and regulations across Light Vehicles, Transport equipment and machinery maintenance to company policies and mining legislation
    • Management of maintenance, repairs, and alterations to all buildings, facilities and utilities within the mine surface operational areas
    • Effective and efficient allocation of maintenance resources as measured by schedule compliance, PM compliance, level of planned versus unplanned work and the ongoing management of backlogs
    • Develop and lead comprehensive business improvement programs (including CI, digital transformation, innovation initiatives etc.) covering the maintenance and engineering functions
    • Develop and drive Training and Development Programs, with technical training in maintenance and engineering functions, in line with the Company objectives for capability building and succession planning.

To be a successful candidate, you will have:

    • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering Registered as an Engineer is highly desirable
    • Minimum 10 – 12 years’ experience in the mining industry
    • 5 years operational experience on a management level on a business unit in a mining environment
    • Mobile & Fixed plant experience at a senior level is a must
    • Computer literacy is essential- Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, ERP and MRPII packages (SAP, Ellipse, Pronto, Oracle etc)
    • Experience in Francophone West Africa will be an advantage
    • Strong experience in setting standards and procedures for maintenance and construction practices
    • Experience in open cut mining essential French and English spoken and written language skills is preferred

How to apply:

If you have the required skills and experience, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to work with Leo Lithium.

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