Mechanical Supervisor – Process Plant Maintenance at Barrick | March 2024

March 29, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Mechanical Supervisor – Process Plant Maintenance

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit Mechanical Supervisor – Process Plant Maintenance to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity.
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach.
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose.
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy.
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable.
  • Committing to Zero Harm.
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships.

If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Execute daily routine work according to policies and procedures within prescribed guidelines with emphasis on quality and quantity of work output. 
  • Supervise all mechanical planned and corrective maintenance activities, identify problems and  implement remedial action. 
  • Supervise the work of subordinates in accordance with standard policies and procedures. 
  • Identify and rectify risks and hazards, maintaining an environmentally friendly working atmosphere. 
  • Investigate cost saving and productivity improvement within area of responsibility and advice on action plan accordingly. 
  • Provide leadership to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards that exceed worldwide industry practice and any applicable legislative requirements.
  • Manage activities of the Mechanical Maintenance Team to assure safe, cost effective and high-quality maintenance activities and to optimize Company’s financial status. 
  • Ensure that maintenance practices result in maximum mill availability.  Meeting or exceeding planned equipment availability is a Key Performance Indicator.
  • Lead Mechanical Maintenance personnel to work safely at all times, develop and promote a safe and healthy work environment. 
  • Ensure achievement of optimum and cost-effective plant performance and equipment service though active collaboration and planning between Operations, and Maintenance teams.
  • Develop and maintain reporting procedures for maintenance, planning and cost reporting. 
  • Manage workshop facilities, ensuring excellent housekeeping and that tooling is secured, maintained and replaced as required.
  • Support the Process Maintenance Foreman in budgeting and control of Process Plant maintenance costs.  Implement and monitor systems and take corrective action where necessary to ensure that consumable usage and costs remain favorable to budget.
  • Support the Process Maintenance Superintendent in development of a long-term maintenance plan, which includes all identified routine, non-routine and probable maintenance work, and capital required to ensure safe and effective performance of the Process Plant on a yearly basis and for Life of Mine.
  • Provide input into development of maintenance training packages. 
  • Provide ongoing training, mentoring and employee performance management, to develop and maintain a safe, competent and results orientated Process Maintenance team, and to ensure that employees gain new skills and achieve their full potential.
  • Develop and implement Safe Work Procedures and other maintenance procedures. Assist in training of these procedures and ensure they are adhered to. 
  • Take appropriate action when substandard performance or behavior of employees is observed.
  • Be proactive in all aspects of Process Plant security to prevent and eliminate theft and fraud.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned by superior.

Qualification requirements

  • A relevant trade qualification in Mechanical /Fabrication Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution. 
  • Experience in systematic coaching and training of employees is essential. 
  • Experience with computerized maintenance systems, e.g. Pronto, is essential.
  • Must have valid Tanzania driving license.

Experience and Competencies needed.

  • At least five (5) years working experience in metallurgical plant maintenance. 
  • Reliable, trustworthy and be able to cope with pressure. 
  • Knowledge in installation and maintenance of pumps, mills, screen, compressors, agitators, belt conveyors etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of standards, methods and maintenance procedures of the job. 
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with People of diverse cultures and levels. 
  • Ability to work for long hours. 
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment. 
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Analytical skills, able to think logically and clearly, Strong attention to detail.
  • Perform safety inspections and identify safety hazards.

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.

Job Identification 228938

Apply Before 04/11/2024, 03:00 AM

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