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Quarry Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #6226
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Manufacturing/Production
Job Role Quarry Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to All

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client, a well-known multi-national company is looking for a Quarry Manager to join their team

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:

Management of safety and production operations in the quarrying environment at both plants.
Supply of raw materials at the required quality and quantity to the cement Plant raw mills.
Has a co-responsibility for the maintenance of the KFUI to be <14 in both Plants.
Guarantee the safety of the equipment and people working for him.
Ensure that a safe and environmentally friendly workplace is maintained for the production of raw materials to meet the quality and quantity needed for the consistent production of cement.
Ensure quarrying uniform quality of raw materials; errors made in the quality of raw materials milled could produce varying quality of kiln feed and consequential production losses or substandard products.
Ensure safe workings of the quarry, particularly drilling & blasting, the use of mobile equipment and fixed plant, need to be well defined and continually reviewed to ensure safe working by all and avoid impact to stakeholders.
Ensure effective and efficient planning and supervision of the quarry operations to avoid shortage of raw mix and the consequential loss of revenue.
Ensure production of the correct standard of raw materials from the quarry, at the right time, for this directly influences the clinker/ cement quality incurring additional costs



Follow local legislation and company rules.
Write procedures to implement safe practices
Provide the opportunity for safety training


Define mid-term mining plan in collaboration with the TC – typically 3 to 5 years
Define short term mining plan to meet quality and KFUI targets.
Put in place control mechanisms to achieve quality targets (sampling, blending use of software and Raw Mix Optimization) in collaboration with process and quality
Participate and encourage liaison between quality control & process departments
Optimise raw mix logic in collaboration with the TC


Produce at lowest cost whilst maintaining material availability
Optimise reserves as defined in mining plan
Optimise equipment and resources
Track & inspect and optimise equipment performance
Participate in the coordination and scheduling of equipment maintenance
Implement Best practices etc.
Negotiate, award & control of contract

Obtain and maintain authorisations and permits
Identify and action opportunities to augment reserves.
Prevent encroachment of Company property
Have dialogue and public relations with stakeholders
Do topographical survey on a regular basis in DWG or DXF, 3D format
Program overburden stripping programming, contract negotiation, award & supervision


Introduce working methods to comply with local laws and companies environmental standards (Air quality, noise, vibration and water)
Measure compliance and have an emergency strategy
Implement the ongoing rehabilitation plan


Adopt & adhere to company standards, norms & best practices.
Measure individual performance, set objective & training etc
Motivate team
Generate climate of personnel development

Key Skills
5 to 7 years relevant experience
Relevant blast design & shot firing certificates.
Good understanding of the physical/cement manufacturing processes
Manpower management and organisational skills and review and challenge the quarrying and raw materials “workshop” to ensure productivity and quality at low cost, in a safe manner
To a standard to be able to effectively, liaise with and develop inter-departmental relationships and to handle stakeholders (neighbours, planning & enforcement authorities)

  • Job Role: Quarry Manager
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Degree in a subject related, such as Geology, Mining Engineering or equivalent degree

Additional Requirements

quarry manager

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