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28 Sep 2023

Mine Planner at Grizzly Mining Limited

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Job Description


Role Summary

Reporting to the Mine Manager/Assistant Mine Manager, you will be responsible for managing the mine planning processes and to develop effective methods to meet the mine’s business plan. Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

Job Responsibilities

Lead a team through different planning levels taking into consideration the input parameters (technology, markets, mineral resources and legal framework) to align business strategy with business performance
Develop and ensure the mine plan follows logical, cost effective and practical mining sequences particularly wet and dry season mining strategies requirements to sustain production
Develop a monthly, quarterly and yearly budget and monitor its performance by way of scheduled timely reviews
Interpret production requirements to come up with a development and production plan to ensure the effective utilisation of resources and the attainment of production targets
Coming up with monthly and daily breakdown of production and development plans
Prepare and track progress of monthly plan vs actual (cost implications and performance), forecast revision of plan and ensure that planning reporting is aligned with industry best practices, guidelines and schedules
Prepare development of bench extraction plans and track the performance of the mine plans against actual plan performance
Under the guidance of the department head develop pit, dump and other infrastructure designs which are appropriate to suit the needs of the mine planning
Assist in the development of standard operating procedures
Ensure the Environmental policies and strategies are incorporated into mining plans
Provide support to other mine planning disciplines when required
Promote a culture of safety and productivity

Experience & Qualifications

Degree in Mining Engineering
Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in mine planning and related roles
Experience in planning large open pit mines
Experience in Mine Planning, Design and Production Engineering
Experience in Surpac is a must have
Experience in using scheduling software including but not limited to Mine Shed
Competent with Microsoft office suite of products
Ability to present to senior management with good written and oral skills in English
Displays initiative and teamwork skills
Physically fit and able to pass pre-employment medical
MUST be a holder of both a Zambian Blasting Licence and a manual Driver`s Licence

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Method of Application

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

 September 30, 2023


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