Job Vacancy For Unit Manager Maintenance Planning At Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd

Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd. ("KRGl") is a fully-owned subsidiary of Asanko Gold Inc., a company which is building the Asanko Gold Mine, Ghana's next gold mine. The vision of Asanko is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for all stakeholders.

Position: Unit Manager Maintenance Planning

Key Responsibilities:

•   Participate in planned maintenance objective setting, and performance review of plant performance;
•   Develop and maintain a fully functional Maintenance Planning Office;
•   Ensure that all maintenance works are planned, scheduled and coordinated optimally during execution;
•   Prepares reports, analyses data and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems;
•   Tracks, analyses and improves key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM Compliance, schedule compliance, etc.
•   Reviews the operations of plant equipment and systems constantly with the sectional heads to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner, and identify opportunities for improvement;
•   Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary;
•   Establishes and maintains a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts and maintenance history of plant equipment;
•   Ensures that planners, supervisors, engineers and maintenance technicians are adequately trained with regards to the maintenance system and practices, equipped and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner;
•   Conduct employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge and contribution of the maintenance planners;
•   Develops, maintains and update operating and training manuals for the department;

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree or HND in Engineering, or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution;
•   Certificate in Maintenance Planning and scheduling;
•   5 years’ experience in the maintenance of mining and process equipment;
•   Initiates project that improves plant efficiency and reduces operating cost;
•   Problem solving and decision making skills;
•   Ability to apply knowledge of standards, methods and procedures to work situation;
•   Must have Dynamic knowledge and understanding of engineering practices in the Mining environment;
•   Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
•   Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, database management;
•   Medically fit for the position and environment;
•   Valid Ghanaian Driver’s license.

Location: Esaase

How To Apply For The Job

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:

•   Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
•   Limit your CV to 4 pages
•   Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
•   List your most recent positions first
•   Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager – HR Administration,
Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd.
No. 4, Sir ArkuKorsah Road,
Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153,

Or email:

[email protected]

Please put the job title you are applying for in the email subject line.

Closing Date: 14 July, 2015