AECI Botswana (Pty) Ltd, an explosives and specialty chemicals company focused on providing products and services to a broad spectrum of customers in mining, manufacturing and agricultural sectors, has the following vacancies at Motheo Copper Mine – A4


Core Responsibilities
• Supervise and coordinate the emulsion manufacturing, charging, blasting and related activities
• Supervise the PLTS Blasting, Emulsion Manufacturing and MMU Operation teams
• Explosives Magazine Management
• Manage explosives in order to plan effectively in short term
• Submission of magazine returns to Site Manager
• Explosives usage reconciliation
• Preparation of explosives demand forecast
• Preparation of relevant reports
• Explosives quality control
• Customer relationship management
• Liaise with the maintenance team on maintenance issues related to mobile and fixed plants
• Implement MMU calibration schedule
• Management of explosives and raw materials stock
• Management of the SHEQ function and ensure legal and statutory compliance
• Implementation and enforcement of governance, policies and procedures.


Qualifications, Experience and Skills Requirements
The incumbent should have at least the following:
• At least a Diploma in Mining Engineering or Mining-related discipline
• At least seven (6) years’ experience in an open pit mining blasting operations or related industry, at least three (3) of which are at the same or Blasting Foreman level
• An Explosives Engineer’s Certificate is an added advantage
• Be in possession of a valid driver’s License
• Be a Botswana Citizen
• Have computer skills
• Be in possession of a valid Open Pit Blasting Licence
• Presentation and report writing skills
• Have strong sales and marketing skills
• Must be fluent in both Setswana and English
• Good understanding of the Explosives Act and, the Mines, Works, Quarries and Machinery Act (MQWM) and other relevant legislative requirements
• Knowledge of and experience in AECI products and/or certificate in any of AECI technical training is an added advantage
AECI Botswana offers a competitive remuneration package with benefits associated with an established commercial explosives supplier.
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply
enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates

Closing Date: 10 November 2023
NB: Only short listed candidates will be responded to.