Anglo American Mine in Africa is Currently Recruiting (Closes 1 March 2024)

Principal Crushers, Screens

Anglo American is a mining company that was formed in 1917 by Sir Ernst Oppenheimer in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In 1917, Oppenheimer established Anglo American to mine gold in the Far East Rand. In the early 20th century, the company expanded into other African countries and became a major producer of coal, copper, and uranium. In 1926, Anglo American became the largest single shareholder in De Beers Consolidated Mines, and in 1929, Oppenheimer became chairman of De Beers.

Anglo American is the world’s fourth largest mining company and operates a coal terminal facility. Their products are used in construction, steel manufacturing, electricity generation, engineering, automotive, and infrastructure.

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Anglo American Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium.

Anglo American is the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewelry; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

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Company Description:

We’re re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives. That includes the lives of everyone who works for Anglo American. We strive to be a great company where employees are happy, inspired to do their best work. A place where every colleague can grow, develop and realise their potential. To live up to our Always with Purpose employee value proposition, we’re putting the development and growth of colleagues first by ensuring everyone at Anglo American has the career experience they deserve.

Job Description:

Purpose of the role:

The purpose is to be the overarching expert and owner for Crushers, Screens, Mills and HPGR

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define specifications and operating criteria for Crushers, Screens, Mills and HPGR and conduct testing in close collaboration with Processing.
  • Ensure service strategies and tactics are governed centrally where applicable, and subject to the E&M Master Data Standards.
  • Ensure operations produce 12 week and rolling 52 week plans and review for quality.
  • Analyse root causes for performance issues and facilitate improvement sprints.
  • Work with operations to maximise OEE and MTFB of these equipment’s.
  • Closely collaborate with SC on the purchase specifications for equipment and strategic planning with suppliers.
  • Conduct site visits to understand local conditions and planning procedures, etc.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and Defect Elimination as required or Optimisation of equipment performance as necessary.
  • Conduct project reviews and develop asset strategy for this part of the plant.
  • Develop and refine norms for plant and closely collaborate with structural engineering on asset integrity.
  • Develop reliability block models.
  • Work with all other functions in E&M to ensure Asset Plans are accurate and replacement norms reflect best practices.
  • Define shutdown best practices and conduct benchmarking (internal and external)
  • Collaborate with Engineering and OEM’s on electrical issues and upgrades.
  • Advise and oversee condition monitoring for this part of plant Anglo American.

Role-specific knowledge:

  • Demonstrated maintenance and operational support experience.
  • Solve technical and operational issues in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Implements the most effective solutions to drive efficiencies.
  • Optimise productivity and quality targets through utilising Engineering knowledge and cooperating with multi-disciplinary teams highlighting the areas of improvement.
  • Manage, monitors and drives project activities within a specific project or Operation.
  • Demonstrable balance between theoretical mechanical engineering and practical mechanical system maintenance, operations, and management.
  • Proactively identifies, mitigates, and escalate risks..

Technical knowledge:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of operational complexities experienced as an engineer in a mining operation.
  • In addition to English proficiency, Portuguese and/or Spanish language skills would be highly advantageous.
  • Sound working knowledge of relevant processing plant equipment (e.g. crushers, screens, mills)


  • Proven track record of extensive experience with the equipment and technical background (10 – 15 years.)


  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering)
  • A postgraduate qualification (Masters / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline would be an advantage,


  • Registered Engineer

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