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Quarry Manager (Multiple Quarries) At Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc.

Date Posted: 23/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Job description

Oversee all operations, both on site and in the office, manage staff, coordinate production and monitor all site systems in the quarry at first hand.  Take responsibility for planning and implementing the master plan for expansion of the mining business in Nigeria.  Take responsibility for the profitability of the business by ensuring maximum production at minimal cost.


Mining Operations

  • Select/develop location, extraction, and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost, and deposit characteristics.
  • Prepare schedules, reports, and estimates of the costs involved in developing and operating Quarry.
    • Develop short and long term quarry development needs.
    • Select locations and plan operations, specifying processes, labor usage, and equipment that will result in safe, economical, and environmentally friendly Quarry production.
    • Examine maps and drilling locations order to determine the location, size, accessibility, contents, value, and potential profitability of deposits.
    • Supervise and coordinate the work of technicians, technologists, survey personnel, engineers, scientists and other Quarry personnel.
    • Prepare technical reports for use by mining, engineering, and management personnel.
    • Evaluate data in order to develop new Quarry products, equipment, or processes.
    • Managing and regulating the quarry's budget
    • Maintaining up-to-date records and dealing with a range of paperwork



  • Design equipment and machinery in collaboration with other engineering specialists.
    • Familiar with operation of draglines, front end loaders, backhoes, haul trucks, crushers, belt conveyors, and skid steers loaders
    • Track daily production and equipment usage while ensuring the production capacity of equipment are optimized.
    • Ensure equipment maintenance records are kept and schedule maintenance activities and production are carried out accordingly



  • Monitor mine production rates in order to assess operational effectiveness.
  • Design, implement, and monitor the development of work sites, facilities, systems, and equipment.
  • Design, develop, and implement computer applications for use in Quarry operations.


Production and performance monitoring

  • Liaising with sales and commercial teams to balance sales and output
    • Work closely with Production manager and Quality Manager to achieve set targets
    • Altering the quarry's production system in accordance with the materials required
    • Select or devise materials-handling methods and equipment to transport Quarry products efficiently and economically.
    • Checking that the quarry's production levels are maintained safely to schedule.
    • Providing the owner company with information and statistics on the quarry's performance.



  • Inspect Quarry areas for unsafe structures, equipment, and working conditions.
  • Implement and coordinate Quarry safety programs, including the design and maintenance of protective and rescue equipment and safety devices
    • Ensure operators, repairers and engineers  of the quarry follow all plant safety policies and track all departments to ensure that all policies are being followed


On site work activities

  • closely monitoring all areas of the quarry to ensure that extraction and processing work is carried out to the highest standard
  • liaising with staff on site and dealing with any technical or staffing challenges that arise
  • undertaking regular site inspections and risk assessments in order to comply with all health and safety regulations;
  • examining the materials produced to ensure that a high quality of product is maintained;
  • assessing equipment condition and production materials levels
  • ordering or requesting for new items (spare parts, etc) as required
  • Checking that all vehicles on site are maintained to a good standard.

Desired Skills and Experience

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • in Geology, Mining Engineering or other related field.
  • 15+ years Quarry production management experienced
  • Previous drilling and blasting, crushing, conveying and capital projects experience
  • Develop and conduct necessary training for employees
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment, maintenance, mineral processing and budgeting preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Working knowledge of PC operations and software
  • Ability to perform tasks that include walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting


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