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Globe 24-7 Pty Ltd


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General Supervisor Maintenance


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Madagascar, Antananarivo 

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Job Description:

Ambatovy Joint Venture operation in Madagascar, is recruiting an experienced General Supervisor Maintenance who will be required to act as the second person in authority for his department. He plans, organizes, control and continuously improves works and a broad range of programs, initiatives and issues for a cost effective, reliable maintenance service to the area. He supports the Maintenance Superintendent in ensuring maintenance execution and planning are completed to a high standard.

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

The Role
This position reports to the Hiring leader and is required to focus on key issues which impact planned work and the production plan by providing recommendation to drive change with the Superintendents support.


  • Ensure Coverage to the Superintendent whist they are offsite or otherwise engaged with key activities onsite.

  • Investigate Break in work activities to support the reliability team in defining route cause and provide recommendation on how the issue could be avoided or better recovered.

  • Provide guidance and coaching to mechanical maintenance team

  • Supports safe and efficient execution of mechanical maintenance in his area

  • Develop and implement best practices for maintenance work procedures and methods

  • Provides technical expertise to his department

  • Oversight (plan, monitor, control) of critical Maintenance activities to ensure quality and performance

  • Participates in Maintenance weekly and shutdown work planning routines for his area

  • Participates in the elaboration and implementation of the preventative maintenance strategies

  • Ensure all working practices comply with the Ambatovy HSE policies and procedures

  • Provides coaching and in the field training to the maintenance team.

  • Leads/participates in continuous improvement initiatives in his field of expertise

  • Manage and coordinate optimization projects including subcontractors if required.

  • Promote team spirit, ensure good communications with everyone;

  • Review / Support of prestart process safety reviews

The Requirement

  • Successful completion of a recognized mechanical Trades training program or Mechanical Engineer degree

  • Ten (10) years industrial processing plant maintenance experience

  • Ten (5) years in a supervisory role or leadership role

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor, train and coach a team

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings

  • Excellent knowledge in rotating equipment maintenance

  • Good understanding of Welding/ Fabrication, Electrical Maintenance, Planning and Scheduling

  • Computer literacy and experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs

  • Proficiency in maintenance management software,

  • Strong understanding of the maintenance workflow process

  • Ability to critically analyses emergency work and determine prioritization

  • Ability to monitor, evaluate and manage schedule compliance

  • Exposure to event analysis methods e.g. RFCA, ICAM

  • Strong Technical and Product knowledge or HPAL equipment and worldwide suppliers

  • Training and developing subordinates to assume positions of greater responsibility in the organization.

  • Fluency in English, Fluency in French is advantageous.

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

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