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Plant Manager - Operations - AngloGold Ashanti

Date Posted: Jun 10, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    5 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jul 10, 2021

Job Description


  • Actively promote Health, Safety and Environmental actions and improvements
  • Contribution into EIA and permitting procedures
  • International Cyanide Management Institute compliance
  • Compliance with Legal Instruments (LI’s) and Codes as laid down by the Republic of Ghana
  • Control of Tailings Facilities operations.
  • Identify the environmental aspects of all activities/areas of oversight responsibilities and provide appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Investigate, respond and take measures to prevent actual/ potential environmental in the areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for continuous environmental improvement in the areas of work.
  • Demonstrate Environmental Leadership by supporting team members and other managers to achieve their environmental objective and requirements
  • Contribute to the environmental training of all subordinates within the department/section.
  • Constant monitoring and adjustment of plant performance to achieve Monthly KPI’s
    • Achieve Au production targets
    • Achieve Throughput targets
    • Minimise downtime
    • Achieve recovery efficiency targets
    • Cost control of production within the processing budget targets including but not limited to reagent consumption, labour costs and other expenses.
  • Budget documents and plans
  • Comparison documents and remedial action plans for returning out of alignment performance to budget targets.
  • Develop strategic career paths and succession planning for your subordinates
  • Contribution to and implementation of an up to date training system
  • Develop performance management setpoints and targets for your subordinates
  • Maintaining discipline, performance management.
  • Constant assessment and challenging of the status quo to identify and align operations to best practice
  • Addition to the library of procedures, standards and protocols used for the operation of the plant.





  • Bachelor of Science – Extraction Metallurgy or similar / equivalent


  • At least 15 years of which 5 have been in a senior managerial production role
  • Experience and understanding of total mining cycle.


Technical Competencies

  • Proven plant performance and efficiency programs
  • Proven ability in plant commissioning including the development of commissioning plans
  • Proven strategy development and implementation experience
  • Proven plant maintenance control
  • Proven SCADA and process control knowledge
  • Budgeting and budget control including the understanding of interdepartmental costing
  • Research and Development
  • Proven Metallurgical Accounting understanding with implementation of databases (MS Access / SQL etc.)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metallurgical research processes such as, but not limited to, test work procedures, circuit and financial modelling
  • Proven knowledge of equipment selection and process design
  • Proven knowledge of engineering principles of various equipment types.

Leadership Competencies

  • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Accountable
  • Strong and proven decision-making skills.
  • Driven towards settings and achieving a vision of an improved future
  • Not accepting of sub-standard practices or conditions


Skills Required

Company Overview

Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana

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