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:

  •  SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER – QUALITY ASSURANCE

Job Summary:
To implement MCM standards on identification, approval, coding, acquisition, storage, handling, correct usage of materials at the sites including testing, quality.

Key Activities:
• Adheres to quality assurance/governance protocol/principles in area of responsibility.
• Recommends and incorporate cost saving initiatives into budget and operates within approved parameters.
• Scrutinises and verifies all new stock applications for completeness of details, description,
specification and makes recommendations to the mine standards committee.
• Investigates all quality complaints from users and takes corrective and preventative action as necessary.
• Verifies incoming materials for conformance to order descriptions, hazardous substances,
packaging, standardization, and quality requirements and takes appropriate action.
• Monitors material tests, advice on test criteria, analyses tests report and summarises results for presentation to the Standards Committee.
• Participates in conducting technical assessments of suppliers as and when required.
• Coordinates and drives the Standards meetings at the Operations and provides subject matter expertise to enable good quality decisions.
• Enforces requirements for material safety data sheets for all chemicals delivered and maintains a hazardous substance register for the operations.
• Develops and maintains the Technical Library of specifications and drawings of equipment used as well as other literature and supplier’s catalogue to ensure compliance to set standards.
• Drives continual business improvement within the standardisation/standards environment by identifying magpie stocks for take on and disposal and distributing obsolescence and testing reports to other sites.
• Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to improve the Mini Business Unit performance.
• Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility.
• Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to improve the Mini Business Unit performance.
• Maintains effective relationships clients/partners/customers to ensure achievement of Mini Business Unit objectives.
• Takes responsibility for providing excellent services by developing self, applying skills, knowledge, and experiences to improve and measure their own performance against set standards.

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Technical Competencies
• Quality Management Systems
• Inspection & Auditing
• Knowledge of Mining & Engineering Components
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to use ERP Systems
• Process Analysis & Design

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
• Diploma in any Engineering Discipline/ recognised 4 years engineering apprenticeship.
3 years’ experience as an Engineering Artisan plus 2 years in a Supply Chain Environment.
Understanding of SHE Management Systems ((ISO 45001: 2018 & ISO 14001: 2015).

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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