Business Unit / Group Function:
Kumba Iron Ore
Kathu, South Africa
Experience / Work Type:
Entry Level / Permanent Employee
22 July, 2020
Closing Date: 22 July, 2020
Kumba Iron Ore
We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.
You put safety first. That’s why we want you.
We have an exciting position as Blasting Assistants to assist the team in general blasting related activities. You will work closely with an amazing team
Here’s an opportunity to join us as our Blasting Assistant. You will be responsible for the covering of blasting holes after filled with explosives with minimum damaging of shock tube. The cleaning of mining machinery, equipment & environment and the Safe and Healthy Work Environment, Equipment is operated according to prescribed procedures to minimize delays, financial losses & to prevent injuries, blasting area inspection is done for obstacles and safe conditions before commencing with covering of blasting holes.
Your role will require interactions across the Blasting team to ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained, equipment is cleaned with the appropriate tools and must be compliant to OSHAS and MHS Acts.
This role is in the Mining department at a Band 9 level reporting to the Blasting Supervisor.
You will need to have a Grade 12/N3 Qualification, a Valid Driver’s license and 2 years mining production experience will be advantageous.
Who We Are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.
As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.
What We Offer
When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onward and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.
Inclusion and Diversity
Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.
If you are unable to apply online, please apply using our Cell Phone Application process by dialing *134*38842# from your mobile phone.
Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential
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