Supervisor Maintenance – South32, Wessels Mine Jobs at South32 in Hotazel, Northern Cape

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South32 company opens jobs for Supervisor Maintenance - South32, Wessels Mine positions in the Northern Cape region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Engineering skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 5 600 - R 20 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Mining, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Supervisor Maintenance - South32, Wessels Mine
Region:Hotazel - Northern Cape, Northern Cape
Job Function:Engineering
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 5.600 - ZAR 20.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

Job description:


Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM) is made up of two Manganese mines Mamatwan and Wessels. Both operations are located in the Kalahari Basin, home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese reserves.


Eligible employees will receive an employer contribution towards the company elected retirement fund. 

South 32 will support assistance for part time studies aligned to role requirements and business needs at accredited institutions to eligible employees.


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


This role is a permanent full-time position.

  • As a Supervisor Maintenance you will be responsible for the execution of work management, inspections and observations in a safe and sustainable manner.

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Supervisory of Artisans, Winder Engine Drivers and Onsetters/Banksman;
  • Coordination of Scheduled Maintenance and ensuring that daily / weekly / monthly / 6 monthly and Yearly inspections are conducted;
  • Will focus on Shaft, Shaft repair, Project Planning and Work Execution;
  • Ensure that all Statutory Inspection and Maintenance is executed on the Shaft;
  • Execute the planned jobs according to priorities, the availability of equipment and in accordance with Company’s work management practices;
  • Plan and organize maintenance jobs safely and within an approved budget.


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:

  • Must have a minimum of 4 year’s experience in a shaft environment;
  • Knowledge of Shaft and Conveyance Maintenance is essential;
  • In depth knowledge of relevant mines Code of practice essential;
  • Experience with shaft structures and systems is essential;
  • Experience with winding ropes, attachments, conveyances and related structures is essential;
  • Experience with Slings, lifting equipment and other lifting tackles is essential;

Qualifications for this role are:

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics & Science / N3 Technical Certificate together with relevant Trade Test/ Timberman Certificate/ Underground Blasting Certificate;
  • Onsetter / Banksman certificate.

Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)

Applications close 4 September 2023 at 17H00

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

We offer:

Eligible employees will receive an employer contribution towards the company elected retirement fund; 

South 32 will support assistance for part time studies aligned to role requirements and business needs at accredited institutions to eligible employees.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Industry: Mining

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company that operates across the globe. Established in 2015, South32’s purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives, and being a trusted partner. With a commitment to sustainability, South32 conducts its operations in a safe, responsible, and ethical manner.

As one of the leading mining companies, South32 has a diverse portfolio of high-quality assets in various commodities including aluminum, coal, manganese, nickel, and silver. The company’s operations span across Australia, South Africa, Colombia, and Brazil, where they extract and process these resources to meet the growing global demand.

South32’s success is driven by its strong focus on operational excellence, innovation, and sustainable practices. The company invests in cutting-edge technologies and practices that enhance productivity, efficiency, and safety, while minimizing environmental impact. Through continuous improvement, South32 strives to achieve optimal outcomes in every aspect of their operations.

Furthermore, South32 is committed to creating long-term value for its shareholders, employees, communities, and other stakeholders. Through responsible resource development, the company contributes to economic growth, job creation, and social development in the regions where it operates. South32 also places great importance on building strong relationships with local communities, fostering open and transparent dialogue, and implementing initiatives that benefit society as a whole.

By embracing diversity and inclusion, South32 cultivates a culture that respects and values the unique perspectives and contributions of its people. The company believes that a diverse workforce enhances creativity, innovation, and decision-making, ultimately driving sustainable growth.

In summary, South32 is a global mining and metals company that is committed to responsible resource development, operational excellence, and creating long-term value. With a focus on sustainability, innovation, and diversity, South32 strives to be a trusted partner and make a positive difference in the world.

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