Job Details

Job Title: Production Manager

Category: Mining
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 10


  • -Handling, collection, and processing of all geologic samples. Geologic mapping. Petrography analysis. Applied science and geology to solve problems.
  • -Using advanced professional knowledge, work with your local Geologist and other mining colleagues on a variety of internal and/or external requests such as helping to process samples onsite from the exploration geology department and developing and updating mineral reserve and resource models for estimating reserves and resources.
  • -Work with the Mine Manager on new work approaches, methods and policies to optimize performance and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards.
  • -Implements processes, policies, systems and practices within geology that contribute to effective geology operations.
  • -Keeps on top of trends related to geology and incorporates this information into work assignments and approach.
  • -Monitors costs related to geology and implements approved recommendations for maximizing operational efficiencies.
  • -Actively gives mentorship and learning to improve product or technical knowledge and skill set .
  • -Investigates, researches and analyzes information and issues related to geology.
  • -Prepares and updates reserve technical reports and documentation to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements.
  • -Compiles and interprets geologic and assay data that will assist in solving grade distribution questions (ore-waste boundaries, dilution) and facilitates efficient mining.
  • -Collaborates with senior management to identify and analyze business requirements and the implications for the team; identifies gaps and implements agreed upon solutions.
  • -Assists in developing in-mine exploration and delineation drilling programs.
  • -Establishes and maintains a professional relationship with local staff, government ministries, agencies and departments (regulatory and statutory), independent consultants, and geologists.
  • -Identifies strategies and key performance goals and acts as an advisor to direct reports; works to overcome challenges and barriers and minimize risk.
  • -Identifies key performance measures for the team; monitors and reports on the achievement of targets and revises strategies as needed.
  • -Assist mine surveyor as needed and stand in as substitute when quick surveying tasks are required

Qualification, Skills and Competence

Minimum Qualification

BSc/HND in Geology or related discipline. At least 10 to 15 years of mining experience covering exploration to production activities of producing mining field. NI 43-101 or JORC code complaint reporting (Competent Persons Reporting). Specialist skill required as follows - Rock crushers, pulverizes, shatter cells, handheld XRF Preferred, XRF, XRD, EDXRF, QEMSCAN Preferred, Microsoft Office Suite, Petrographic microscope, Field mapping