27 May 2022

Senior Maintenance Planner at North Mara Gold Mine Limited

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Job Description

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit a Senior Maintenance Planner to join and grow their team. You will be expected to align to the Barrick DNA and to operate within our mining assets with our best people teams. You will contribute in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with Mine Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures and ensure daily targets are met.

About North Mara

The North Mara gold Mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region. It is around 100 kilometres east of Lake Victoria and 20 kilometres south of the Kenyan border.

North Mara started commercial production in 2002. The mine is a combined open pit and underground operation from two deposits, Gokona (underground) and Nyabirama (open pit).


Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all employees.
Ensure all Barrick Safe work practices are observed and implemented in the Underground Maintenance Section
Ensure preparation and execution of maintenance plans and schedules are implemented on the required dates and times
Ensure Underground Mobile Fleet perform to pre-determined performance measures in Safety, availability, reliability and cost.
Ensure all cost are controlled on a day to day basis
Efficient organizing of personnel time/schedule.
Inspection and evaluation of all relevant equipment
Manage all planned maintenance activities in Underground Mobile Fleet
Maintain and review all planned maintenance schedules for all equipment
Administrate the planned maintenance system of Underground Mobile Fleet
Liaising with functional heads to develop appropriate maintenance plans for all equipment
Coordinate all maintenance activities planned/unplanned
Liaise with supply chain to ensure all maintenance spares issues are addressed
Assist to prepare maintenance budgets for the Underground Mobile Fleet
Coordinate department stock/Purchase requisition and address all issues thereof
Develop and proved accurate maintenance reports and presentations for all relevant stakeholders
Liaise with all relevant parties to ensure effective operation of the maintenance system
Keep accurate records of all condition monitoring activities
Liaise with relevant OEMs and Consultants for the provision of effective support to all maintenance
Develop and train all staff and direct reports, develop both training and succession plan.

Qualification requirements

A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant trade qualification from a recognized institution
A Mechanical Trade Certification is highly desired.
Experience and competencies needed

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Maintenance Planning techniques will be highly regarded
Experience with Sandvik and Caterpillar machinery is mandatory
Previous expat experience in mining industry high desired
Must demonstrate good oral / written communication skills in English
Maintains and manages maintenance work order backlog
Long term planning – major component change out monitoring and scheduling
Applies predictive, proactive and preventative measures to improve equipment reliability.
Asset management and produce equipment cost analysis report
Strong Safety Background and ability to drive a Safe working environment and practices.
Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
Computer skills –MS Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, Pronto and SAP.
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment.
Driving ability.
What We Can Offer You

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization

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Method of Application

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resumes online. Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME. Indicating the role title “Senior Maintenance Planner” in the subject of your email. Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]

Please forward applications before: 08 June 2022.

We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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