Business Unit / Group Function:
Kumba Iron Ore
Kathu, South Africa
Experience / Work Type:
Entry Level / Permanent Employee
28 January, 2021
Closing Date: 28 January, 2021
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We have an exciting position for a Planner who will be responsible for specifying the requirements for completing approved work, and to ensure that the required resources are identified prior to commencement of work in order to enable the right delivery of work safely and efficiently
Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen.
Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible.
Kumba Iron Ore
We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.
We are currently seeking to employ a Planner to join our Kumba Iron Ore family at our Sishen Operation. This is a key role within the Engineering Team where you will be responsible to:
Create and complete the required planning template
Analyze current planning trends, recommend and obtain approval for amendments to template where improvements are specified
Plan approved work orders (within area of responsibility) for resource provisioning and execution prior to the required date
Ensure hazards, controls and permit requirements are according to guideline
Identify and escalate all critical issues that threaten the successful planning of work orders for completion by their required date
Encourage contribution of planning details from those expected to do the work and incorporate crew input into planning packages
Ensure resources and orders are initiated for all approved tasks
Provide assistance and support the Work Management process by ensuring that all required resources for approved work are identified on the Work Order
This role is in the Engineering Department at a Band 7 level reporting tothe Planning & Scheduling Specialist
You will need the following:
Trade Test Certificate
3 years’ experience in Production & Production support capacity
1-2 years planning experience as an advantage
Planning experience as an advantage
SAP experience as an advantage
Valid Driver’s License
Microsoft Project Planning as an advantage
Workable knowledge of the relevant SAP modules as an advantage
Who We Are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet, that means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.
What We Offer
When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.
Inclusion and Diversity
Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfill their potential.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.