South32: General Workers & Artisans Opportunities


Date: 10-Oct-2019

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.

We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese ore body.


The purpose of the role is to to safely load, haul and dump materials by means of a LHD.


Serious contenders will have a Grade 12 with Mathematics with 1-year experience as a LHD operator in an underground mining;

LHD License is essential;

A valid Code driver’s license is essential.



Operate loader in an underground area;

Efficiently and safely utilize the equipment to meet hourly production rates in overburden and run of mine ore;

Apply health, safety and housekeeping standards;

Participate in investigations into workplace incidents;

Report any unsafe behaviour, conditions and incidents to the responsible person;

Conduct pre-use inspections, routine inspections and report defects;

Conduct risk assessment before all tasks and identify risks and hazards;

Keep mobile equipment clean and in a good condition all the time.

Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website                    

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.