Principal Mobile Maintenance (Fleet Management/ Mining/ Operations) – Johannesburg, South Africa.

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. LB78

Reference Number: LB78


Job Description:

Our client is seeking Principal Mobile Maintenance to join their team. The incumbent will be responsible for Mobile and Fleet Maintenance. The incumbent will be responsible for executing discipline-specific projects, providing technical support for Managed and Non-Managed Operations, guiding fleet service strategies, ensuring compliance with standards, facilitating continuous improvement, and driving people development within the discipline.



  • Execute discipline specific projects in line with company’s  priority areas and identified operational requirements.
  • Provide expert technical support for both Managed Operations and Non-Managed Joint Venture Operations on the following:
  • Roll-out, embedment and review of relevant standards, frameworks and best practices, managing compliance issues within the relevant managerial and governance frameworks.
  • Provide SME input to Mobile and Fleet service strategies, Work Management and A&I to improve reliability and the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the fleet at an operational and organisational level.
  • Review and development of project specifications and design criteria are reflective of minimum requirements and safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Guide the practice of Fleet Management, measurement and achievement of fleet utilization, operating cost budget requirements and fuel management for the business.
  • Support the sites through defect elimination investigations of highly complex critical /persistent equipment issues as well as risk studies & significant projects.
  • Development of asset and aligned services strategies focusing on the 1-5yr window, aligned to the Life of Asset Plans of the operations within Operating Model principles.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and modernisation at operations aligned to the defined priority areas based on the monitoring and review of operational performance and reliability.
  • Drive people development within the discipline by identifying knowledge gaps, providing coaching, identifying potential employees, and planning succession for critical roles.
  • Provide support on first-line assurance on relevant standards.
  • Review inputs, activities and cost (Capital and Operational cost) for mobile equipment service strategies as defined by operational teams as an input into the business planning cycle and projects.








Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc or BEng Engineering Degree (Mech, Elec, Industrial, Process, Chemical) or Relevant Degree.
  • Relevant GCC Certification.
  • Registered/Professional Engineer.
  • Additional qualifications in Asset and Project Management, preferably PMP (Desired)
  • MSc Degree (Engineering or Process (Desired).



If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at lbaeza [at] camining [dot] com


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Lucia Baeza

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CA Mining


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