Laboratory Superintendent (Gold Mining) - Tanzania - Tanzania
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||Gold Mining|
|Job Role||Laboratory Superintendent (Gold Mining) - Tanzania|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Career Level||Middle Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Nationality||Zimbabwean / Open to Expat|
|Degree||Degree in Analytical Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Assay|
Duties to include:
Ensures that assay and met lab operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner by orientating and training new employees and ensuring that all laboratory equipment is maintained in good condition. Assigns work to personnel and respond to questions on a daily basis. Monitors work in progress and completed work, implementing changes were deemed necessary. Reviews performance and make recommendations for daily and annual reviews, promotion, transfer, discipline or dismissal. Performs and supervises the preparation of standardized solutions for calibration purposes, participating in daily production assays and analyzing assay results. Report and follow up on discrepancies. Reviews, adapts and develops analytical procedures in order to remain current with changing technology and industry practice. Maintains records of analytical determinations performed and results obtained, in a professional manner. Requisitions materials, supplies, and equipment as required for routine and project activities. Prepares capital expenditure requests for high value items. Performs administrative duties such as time cards, reports, and crew scheduling including vacation leave. Develops and sets up of relevant analytical procedures and ensure standardization. Develops internal and external quality assurance/quality control programs. Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance. Works without risk or harm to self and others. Possessions of a valid driver’s license issued by state agency, or must be able to pass driver competency course and exam. Punctuality and regular attendance required. Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor. Develops and implements a statistical control process for tracking ongoing quality and pointing out troubled areas.
Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling, heap leach and maintenance operations. <br? Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing LIMS,word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
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