Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) is a mining company established in 1973 to mine and unlock true value of coal for all stakeholders. The MCM business is at the heart of a prosperous future for Botswana with coal production contributing significantly to the economic development of Botswana. The Mine is owned by the Minerals Development Company Botswana (MDCB) a mining investment entity of the Government of Botswana.
Morupule Coal Mine is located 7 km northwest of the urbanized village of Palapye (the fastest growing center outside the capital city of Gaborone), along the Serowe-Palapye national highway (A14). The company’s vision is ‘To be a partner of choice in the global coal transition’.
The Company Seeks to invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions:

  •  ASSET MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Job Summary:
To co-ordinate, maintain and support the maintenance planning functions to ensure consistent application of maintenance (Asset Management) policy and procedures in area of responsibility.

Key Activities:
• Implements the Maintenance Planning quality assurance programme in accordance with set governance protocols/principles.
• Analyses the divisional area’s financial needs to develop a budget and ensures sufficient financial resources to meet business needs.
• Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters.
• Co-ordinates the establishment and review of short-term and medium-term maintenance plan forecasts by confirming maintenance windows with stakeholders and coordinating pre-shut maintenance activities with stakeholders.
• Initiates and recommends long term engineering maintenance plans to achieve departmental objectives in area of responsibility.
• Coordinates the planning and scheduling of statutory inspections, non-destructive tests to ensure compliance to legal requirements/internal standards.
• Integrates short- and medium-term maintenance master schedule with production plans in area of responsibility.
• Coordinates continuous improvement initiatives by facilitating root cause analysis and ensuring implementation of recommendations.
• Maintains CMMS Master Data entries (e.g. Bill of materials, maintenance schedules etc.) and
updates change as necessary.
• Develops and updates equipment maintenance plan for all Technical Assets through determining the criticality of each piece of equipment through use of tools like Failure Mode Effect Criticality Analysis.
• Produces periodic maintenance performance reports and plans.
• Captures Statutory inspection certificates on Computerised Maintenance Management System.
• Initiates, monitors and controls short, medium, and long-term projects to ensure attainment of desired results.
• Identifies and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements.
• Coordinates the implementation of safety, health, and environmental programme in area of responsibility.
• Manages key effectiveness areas of subordinates by setting, monitoring, and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary.
• Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
• Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
• Implements the talent management initiatives in area of responsibility by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, succession, training, and development plans.
• Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives.

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Technical Competencies
• Asset Management & Optimisation
• Technical Analysis
• SHE Risk Management.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
• National Craft Certificate (NCC) plus National Diploma in Electrical/Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• Eight (8 years as an Artisan with Three (3) years as a Maintenance Coordinator or Six (6) years post graduate relevant experience for a National Diploma holder.
• Class B Driver’s License.

We offer competitive salary package. Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules. Candidates who meet the above requirements must apply with certified copies of certificates and an official transcript (a must for the Trainee positions), a comprehensive curriculum vitae and proof of identification addressed to:

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HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35
PALAPYE
Email: recruitment@mcm.co.bw
Closing date: 28 September 2023

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