Job description : Purpose
Reporting into the Supervisor, the Foreman is responsible for coordinate a team of safe operation and maintenance of the equipment, machinery and processes in a world class operating plant.
Key Accountabilities and Challenges
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Develop standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives.
Ensure employees work in compliance with H&S (e.g. isolation, lock out and tag out), quality and environmental standards and procedures.
Provide input to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure the use of best practise techniques and procedures for station specific aspects.
Escalate inspection anomalies to the Supervisor.
Monitor equipment and report to the Supervisor items of the plant requirements.
Lead the team to employ best practise maintenance techniques and procedures for the maintenance and optimum performance for the work activities of a team of mechanics including associated equipment.
Understand, communicate and meet production targets.
Actively participate and lead a team of mechanics in the execution of assigned daily maintenance tasks.
Provide daily work plan to operations staff and ensure all necessary work permits are obtained.
Ensure all maintenances activities are executed by qualified, trained personnel with applicable certification and verification of competency.
Ensure all preventive and predictive maintenance plans are planned and scheduled via a computerized maintenance management system.
Ensure update of the database of maintenance activities of work performed.
Provide reports on maintenance activities and equipment performance.
Follow up of methods, materials, tools and parts so downtime is minimal.
Monitor and report on component wear and tear.
Ensure that team requirements are met.
Document and complete a comprehensive hand-over at the commencement and end of every shift.
Mentor, lead and provide practical hands-on, technical and supervisory support for direct reports on a daily basis to effect skills transfer and promote quality orientation.
Contribute to the risk identification Crushing.
Manage performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews, providing feedback and coaching.
Work with Human Resources to identify training opportunities that provide depth and versatility for all new and advancing employees.
Promote a positive employee environment ensuring a continuation of a solid working relationship with all employees.
Implement FQM Way culture across the team Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together .
Act as deputy for colleagues as required.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor, Crushing.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Technical or technological college level degree.
Strong leadership, motivational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Mentoring and coaching skills.
Strong cognitive and analytical skills to problem solve.
Ability to identify risks and implement effective management strategies.
Good verbal and written communication skills and able to analyze data and provide clear and accurate reports in both an upward and downward direction.
Computer fluency is a must.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Minimum 3 years of experience in crane operations and planned lifts in heavy industry.
Minimum 1 years of leadership / supervisory experience.
Significant experience in a large, complex base metals processing plant highly regarded.
Knowledge of JDEdwards or other enterprise systems.
Experienced in the use of maintenance management systems.
Fluency in Spanish is required with English language competency highly regarded.
Proven results facilitating continuous improvement activity.
Proven success in planning and organizing.
Strategic in decision making.
Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential BIBO.
Work hours and rosters may vary as required by the business.
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.