Job description : Purpose As a key member of the Site Services team and reporting to the Superintendent Roads, the Supervisor is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of all Road Repairs & Plant Clean Up operations in and around the Mine and Processing Plant areas, this includes Surfaced and Unsurfaced roads in all areas indicated by the Roads Superintendent.
He is responsible to minimise costs and ensuring operational sustainability. . Key Accountabilities and Challenges · Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
The role has road construction equipment and personnel accountability from within and outside the Mine area. · Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the Road Maintenance & Plant Clean up sections ensuring a very high standard of plant housekeeping.
Oversee real-time shift operations to consistently deliver and exceed the main KPIs of crusher throughput, crusher utilization and routine work compliance to ensure optimised plant utilization.
Ensure all routine tasks, including field check-sheets and equipment inspections are conducted in a timely and accurate manner.
Execute the daily instructions of the Roads Superintendent. · Work collaboratively with the Roads Superintendent and Road Construction teams.
Conduct timely, documented and accurate shift handovers reporting performance KPIs, tasks performed, equipment status and focus items.
Diagnose plant defects and ensure these are immediately addressed. · Identify and immediately escalate to the Roads Superintendent and Maintenance Superintendent equipment that requires correction.
Support maintenance personnel in the delivery of their tasks and equipment reliability. · Provide timely and accurate permitting and access to maintenance personnel.
Knowledge of the materials used according to the regulations of the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) and proven previous experience developing these regulations.
Use of materials that promote the maintenance of the road construction, such as : lime, asphalt layer, etc. · Ensure team members have relevant training, competency and authority prior to undertaking activities.
Monitor team development and training programs, particularly skills transfer and coaching within the team to ensure required competencies and behaviours.
Manage team manning levels to deliver operational requirements and instructions by monitoring the attendance, location and activity of team members.
Build 'team' environment within the shift team of operations personnel. · Conduct regular performance feedback with team members to promote areas for improvement and follow up.
Track and report continuous improvement activities to deliver improved operational performance. · Provide input on weekly and monthly maintenance plans.
Execute duties with a focus to control, report and reduce operational costs. · Implement FQM Way culture across the shift team - "Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Superintendent Roads. Skills, Knowledge & Experience · Skills · Strong leadership, motivational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Strong drive and personal sense of ownership and accountability. · Good cognitive and analytical skills to identify and report process shortfalls, equipment bottlenecks.
Good understanding of plant improvements and control strategies. · Strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate operational performance reports in both an upward and downward direction.
Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment. · Computer Literacy. · Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Education · Civil Engineer · Experience · 3 Year at a Supervisor level. · 3Years? experience in Roads Construction. · Language Fluency in Spanish is required and competency in English highly regarded.
Behaviours · Results driven. · Initiates action. · Successful team builder. · Proven success in planning and organizing.
Diligent and thorough in approach Working Conditions Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential BIBO Safety and Environment · Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly. · Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken. · Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings