Epiroc Zambia Ltd
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Reliability Engineer – Mechanical

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Based in the NFCA Mine and directly reporting to the Site Manager, the role of the Reliability Engineer – Mechanical is to monitor and report exceptions and, from analyzing exceptions, plan and influence changes in systems relating to Maintenance issues & schedules as related to the mechanical aspects of NFCA underground Mine.


Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

• Promote awareness and comply with site standards and procedures in SHEQ

• Demonstrate effective performance in achieving agreed SHEQ goals in support of the department, site and company standards

• Demonstrates leadership in SHEQ through personal behaviors and conversations, and ensuring that the team report all SHEQ incidents and participate in SHEQ initiatives

• Provide clear expectations on performance in SHEQ through setting objectives in SHEQ for all employees and contractors

• Take responsibility for the safety of all personnel, including yourself, at the Customer site.

People and Organization

• Actively participate in the Asset Management department team to support and promote agreed decisions of the department

• Provide and ensure effective leadership, performance management, career development and succession planning of section personnel

• Ensure effective discipline, relationships and communication within the team and between other departments and teams.

• Ensure deployment and skill level requirements of section personnel are maintained to enable achievement of the annual plan

• Consistently apply Workplace Management Procedures to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and visions and values


In relation to Mechanical systems and equipment:

• Provide Technical support and actively coach maintenance personnel.

• Control planning staff and the reporting of Machine KPI and Availability reports.

• Establish and maintain relationships with operations personnel to ensure a focused effort on the elimination of failure and the extension of machine life

• Improve data integrity by continuously reviewing how data is recorded and influencing appropriate personnel to accurately record downtime data for use in reliability analysis

• Develop and maintain reliability focused maintenance documentation for each asset

• Provide a specialist resource to the Maintenance function by analyzing failure history, liaising with Operators and Maintenance personnel and making life cycle comparisons

• Participate in reviews and provide input and recommendations to improve current maintenance strategies in order to deliver reliability improvements

• Provide monthly plant performance summaries of both planned and unplanned performance

• Participate in and /or lead site improvement initiatives in the worksite area



• Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree



• Strong background in mobile fleet maintenance

• Broad experience in hard rock mining equipment maintenance

• Experience in Mine maintenance modules like SAP and Pronto is preferred

• Strong working ability with MS Office (spreadsheets, project planners, charting etc)

• 4 years’ experience in a mechanical reliability role preferably

• Proficient in AUTOCAD


• Previous experience in a leadership or facilitator type position and project management


• Ability to establish and maintain influential relationships with internal and external persons

• High demonstrated ability in conceptual and practical planning skills

• Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organization skills

• Strong communication skills

• Demonstrated competency in strategic planning

• Proficient spreadsheet and database applications

• Proficient in project management principles

• Demonstrated project management experience

• Ability to persuade, influence and manage conflict resolution

• Strong leadership skills

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