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Operations Superintendent


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Mining Operations

Job Description:

Ambatovy Joint Venture operation in Madagascar, is recruiting an Operations Superintendent to be responsible for ensuring cost effective production by managing costs and achieving process efficiency targets.

The Company

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Ambatovy is working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their existing world class lateritic nickel processing facilities and mining operation in Madagascar. Ambatovy is committed to create lasting prosperity for all stakeholders and contribute significantly to sustainable development in Madagascar.

The Role

The Operations Superintendent will manage the operational risk profile and collaborate with various parties to prioritize and mitigate identified risks. Approve and provide operational insight, expertise and review to changes within the process, both equipment and control system related.


  • Be aware, understand, communicate and comply with the Ambatovy Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Policies and associated documentation.

  • Providing direction and supervision for the plant operating units, to safely meet production and product quality targets set by the Plant Management.

  • Escalating issues that impact the safety of people and plant, achieving set production targets or significant delays to production schedules.

  • Collaborate closely and maintain open communication with technical and engineering staff to successfully execute programs for continuous improvement of plant performance and equipment, process efficiency, "on stream" time and cost reduction.

  • Collaborate closely with the site maintenance personnel to ensure good communication and planning, such that the facilities are properly maintained to yield high equipment reliability and cost effective execution of maintenance activities.

  • Implement new process to involve all maintenance departments in Production process through a close daily collaboration.

  • Participating in the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets and has responsibility for meeting the approved operating cost budget for the area of responsibility.

  • Ensuring all operating procedures, training documents, drawings are continuously updated to reflect current plant operation.

  • Ensuring all operating personnel within their assigned area receive effective training to meet the requirements of their positions and to achieve competency in operation of equipment and systems within the plant.

The Requirements

  • 15+ years of experience in complex chemical plants, including metallurgical, hydrometallurgy and pressure hydrometallurgy processes, particularly those that are being used at Ambatovy is required.

  • 10 years of operations supervisory experience in above mentioned facilities, including several years at a management level.

  • A diverse operational background with a strong technical knowledge on the operation of various types of equipment and processes.

  • Proven skills in budgeting, managing and measuring operating plant costs, performance and efficiency.

  • Experienced in writing and reviewing procedures and policies.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on Functional Cultural awareness.

  • Language skills: English is essential. French is highly advantageous.

The Rewards

The position offers a competitive remuneration package. Lodgings are modern and secure.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.