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  • Full Time
  • Ghana

Newmont Mining Corporation

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname. Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco. Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work. Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund. The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

About This Role:

  • The Maintenance Parts or Materials Coordinator is directly responsible for maintaining and controlling maintenance spare parts for the site.
  • The Spare parts coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day operations including stock availability, reserving and pulling, kitting, and staging spare parts; supporting the warehouse if required on daily cycle counts; providing assistance to Maintenance personnel when identifying and locating spare parts; and assisting Finance to perform audits.

In This Role You Will:

Parts Availability

  • Properly store, segregate, and protect materials, parts and supplies.
  • Ensure accuracy of parts issued.
  • Follow proper procedures when receiving, stocking, issuing, and disposing of all spare parts.
  • Follow proper procedures for performing inventory counts and audits.
  • Provide emergency support for locating and ordering out of stock and/or obsolete critical parts.

Maintenance Work Management in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) 

  • Update component tracking in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Ensure that work orders are completed with appropriate labor, materials and coding in a timeous manner.
  • Set Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), review performance and take continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Support a flexible work schedule that includes overtime, shift changes, and emergency call-in.
  • Support spare parts ordering and cost saving initiatives.
  • Review and support mine maintenance materials / parts management.
  • Determine mine maintenance critical path activities and ensure that all parts are booked out and staged.
  • Finalize and commit mine maintenance parts budget and schedule.
  • Facilitate backlog review meetings with key stakeholders, as required.
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisors to plan and resource work orders, as required.
  • Review financial cost transactions and preparing accruals.

Kitting and Staging of Materials or Parts

  • Support the mine maintenance SAP system from a spare parts perspective by kitting required spare parts, reviewing safety stock to ensure sufficient inventory to support preventive maintenance activities, updating changes, and submitting reservations for parts used.
  • Assist with the kitting and parts coordination of major focus and utility outages as well as long-term maintenance schedules.
  • Support spare parts ordering and cost saving initiatives.
  • Obtain work approvals to release parts ordered or reserved as required.
  • Create reservations and requisitions for parts, materials, services and special tools and equipment.
  • Update the Bill of Materials (BOM) or Application Parts List (APL) and Work Packs.
  • Organize and facilitate Parts Availability Review Meetings with key stakeholders as required.
  • Run and distribute Work Order Parts and Material Availability Reports to relevant stakeholders.
  • Create reservations and requisitions for parts, materials, services and special tools and equipment.
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOMs) or Application Parts List (APLs) and Work Packs.
  • Valid Ghanaian driver’s license BE to drive a light vehicle and operate forklift.

Additional Responsibility:

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
  • Ensure that safety standards are adhered to.
  • Contribute to and attend all safety meetings.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Degree or Diploma in an Electrical or Mechanical engineering field is highly desirable with 3 three years hands on field experience in engineering practice OR
  • Maintenance apprenticeship graduate with 5 five years post qualification experience.

Additional Knowledge:

  • Experience in Supply Chain is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of heavy/light mobile maintenance industry principles and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of industrial work management processes.
  • Strong knowledge of planning and scheduling.
  • Strong knowledge of the operation of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), (SAP).
  • General knowledge of performance measures and their interpretation. General knowledge of defect elimination methodologies and their interpretation..


  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years work experience in planning and maintenance systems in a large mining operation or similar heavy industrial site.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a spare parts unit for a gold Mine Maintenance Department, preferably within a highly regulated industry like mining.
  • Supervisory experience is highly desirable.
  • Surface mining experience will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience with Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) will be advantageous.

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), CMMS/ERP and MS Project.
  • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
  • Possess good planning and organizing skills.
  • Possess good time management and task prioritization skills.
  • Be experienced with document management.
  • Capacity planning skills.
  • Contract management experience desirable.
  • Quality management skills.
  • Demonstrate good report writing skills.
  • Be able to prepare and deliver presentations.
  • Advanced project/program management skills.
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to provide management and support staff with clear and detailed information or guidance to perform their assigned roles.
  • Ability to use maintenance planning tools (i.e. SAP).
  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, blueprints and manuals.

Other Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Assertive.
  • Influential.
  • Reliable.
  • Independent.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Methodical and logical.
  • Display initiative.
  • Results orientated.
  • Be proactive.
  • Pay attention to detail.
  • Team player.

Working Conditions:

  • The Position is located at the Akyem mine site.

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