My client requires the services of an experienced Mine Overseer at their underground mine to manage safety, quality and production – Ensuring production targets are met safely.



  • Promote adherence to safety, health and environment procedures, identify unsafe and hazardous situations.
  • Promote and enforce a culture of statutory compliance.
  • Evaluate negative trends and introduce remedial solutions.
  • Monitor and ensure operational adherence to regulations and standards
  • Diagnose incidents and accidents by completing route cause analyses and take corrective actions.
  • Plan, direct and assess quality management within function and implement remedial actions where necessary to ensure adherence to TQM principles.
  • Identify cause for and prevent below standard operating conditions.
  • Manage, control and improve production and mining operations, including: contractor performance, safety, quality, production, cost and continuous improvement.
  • Determine, implement and monitor production strategies, policies and plans.
  • Planning and monitoring of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, costs and labour
  • Control the operation of production and quality procedures through planning of maintenance.
  • Provide input into the development of the business plan.
  • Analyse business plans and develop functional plans.
  • Ensure operational readiness in terms of executing the business plan.
  • Coordinate the technical disciplines.
  • Monitor compliance to legislation and corporate governance
  • Propose cost saving initiatives, keep up to date with the developments to improve process and increase production.
  • Directing staff activities and monitoring their performance.
  • Optimise the function's core internal processes and internal supply chain and resolve functional operating conflicts.
  • Team coaching and creating a pro-learning environment, assess team needs and closing the gaps.
  • Assess and resolve team dynamics concerns, maintain good relations with all team members, peers and external clients



  • Grade 12
  • Blasting Certificate
  • Mine Overseer Certificate
  • Mine Managers Certificate (Advantageous)
  • 8 Years’ Miner and Shift Supervisor experience within an underground mining operation.
  • Trackless, board and pillar experience essential
  • 2 Years’ production management experience.
  • Valid Code B / EB driver’s license.
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Contractual information:

  • Permanent Contract
  • ZAR Market Related D2 Paterson grading
  • Relocation to the Northern Cape offered
  • HDSA candidates are encouraged to apply