Supervisor Dispatch


Business Unit / Group Function:
Kumba Iron Ore
Kathu, South Africa
Reference Id:
Experience / Work Type:
Associate / Permanent Employee
Closing Date:
25 January, 2021

Closing Date: 25 January, 2021

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Company Description:
We have an exciting position for a Supervisor Dispatch who will be responsible to maintain the Fleet Management System infrastructure, which supports the hauling of iron ore and waste in accordance with a Dispatch optimized schedule to ensure the correct volume, quality, distance and cycle times.

We have high standards. You’ll ensure we meet them.

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.
Job Description:
We are currently seeking to employ a Supervisor Dispatch to join our Kumba Iron Ore family at our Sishen Operation. This is a key role within the Mining Team where you will be responsible to:

Perform monitoring, control and maintenance of WIFI network which is critical for MMS Dispatch and other mining systems
Install and configure on-board computers, mostly PTX type PCs with Windows CE
Setup Interfaces to third-party systems
Perform complex diagnosis/trouble shooting and/ or where independent decision making is critical
High level maintenance, installation and testing of sophisticated equipment and machinery
Perform of pro-active inspection and fault finding as part of preventative maintenance
Be able to handle operational problems and do trouble shooting
Ensure work ethics is of such a nature that workers continuously strive towards improving their own performance.
Manage a safe and healthy work environment where workers and contractor can deliver their outputs within a controlled risk environment.
This role is in the Mining Department at a Band 6 level reporting tothe Section Manager MIOC
You will need the following:

Grade 12
National Diploma in Engineering (Light Current or Digital Electronics) (S4 or B.Tech. degree)
3-5 years relevant experience as a Master Technician in the field
Computer Literacy, MS Office. Dispatch system (Modular) SAP
Knowledge of Health Mine and Safety act
Valid driver’s license
Programmable Integrated Circuits (PIC) or other imbedded circuit experience advantageous
Project Management advantageous
HME (Heavy Mining Equipment) experience Advantageous
Additional information:
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.