South32: General Work Opportunities

Date: 05-Aug-2019

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.


Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.


We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese ore body.


The purpose of the role is to assist line management in meeting safety, health and environmental standards and implementing safety initiatives in their respective work areas, by verifying compliance to HSE systems during inspections, audits, investigations and leaderships interactions and interventions.


Serious contenders will have National Diploma in Safety Management (NADSAM) with at least 3 years’ experience in Safety and Risk Management.

SAMTRAC or COMSOC 1 & 2 certificates is essential;

3 Years underground mining experience as Supervisor / Safety Officer is essential;

Completed NADSAM certificate or studying towards this certificate is essential.

Valid Code B Driver’s License is essential.



Conduct 30, 45 and 90 days legal inspections;

Conduct internal audits of the system, process;

Discuss, record and signoff off findings in inspection reports;

Follow up and close out all preventative and corrective actions;

Update inspection schedule;

Monitor compliance to required controls, COP, standard, procedures and applicable legislation;

Analyse trends and report to line Managers;

Facilitate event investigations and ensure quality outcomes (MTC’s and LTI’s)

Assist Chief Safety Officer with DMR reporting;

Investigate and submission of Significant Events, incidents damages and complaints;

Carry out responsibilities in terms of HSE requirements;

Challenge line on identified gaps (e.g. reporting, FRC compliance, risks and hazards, etc.);

Audit and verify the effective implementation of controls and compliance to legal and other requirements;

Conduct and participate in internal Audit in respective areas;

Assist in the analysis of Safety Statistics Identify specific learning’s relevant to the site and communicate as appropriate;

Enforce the withdrawal procedure (Section 23 of MHSA);

Carryout Safety campaigns.



Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website

Applications close 16 August 2019 at 17H00.                           

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

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