Production Engineer at Gold Fields Limited

Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces. It has attributable Mineral Reserves of around 46 million ounces and Mineral Resources around 102 million ounces. Attributable copper Mineral Reserves total 532 million pounds and Mineral Resources 5,912 million pounds. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Swiss Exchange (SW).We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Production EngineerRef: SDS/TS03/FEB17Location: NigeriaJob DescriptionThe Production Engineer Is responsible for leading the short-term mining, engineering and services scheduling, initiating, tracking and closing out of production-related activities. In addition, the role is functionally responsible br doll and blast designs and related quality control processes.The incumbent is responsible for leadership, technical direction as well as management processes and systems to ensure that the function is aligned to and supports the overall operational performance objectives and SHEC standards.The incumbent is responsible for ensuring effective cross-functional coordination between geotechnical. geology, mine planning, survey and production and to ensure efficient and effective technical services are provided.Key ResponsibilitiesLeadership and technical direction of drill and blast and short-term planning (scheduling)Ensuring cross- functional coordination to ensure the role supports the overall operational performance objectives and SHEC standardsManagement processes and systems: Drill and blast; short-term planningProduction drill and blast: Safe designs and plans for stops rings, slots and service holes; drill and blast compliance reporting; consumable reports and ordering; reporting; Input Into short- and medium-term plansShort-term scheduling: Presentation; schedule for weekly plan (aligns with month): daily compliance reporting; and effective communication and coordination with the production department. 

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