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Mechanical Foreperson - Unki Mines

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Company Description:

Unki Mines (Private) Limited, has an exhilarating leadership opportunity for a Mechanical Foreperson who will ensure safe, efficient, and productive engineering maintenance, through the supervision of a team of Artisans on the shaft. Could you be the one?

We’re the best in the industry. You’ll make us better.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.


Our Platinum business mines, processes, and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:

This role requires an agile, flexible, and assertive Foreperson with supervisory experience, who will be responsible to make sure that Artisans have clear work expectations, and the role will include:

  • Ensuring Safety Health Environmental and Quality compliance in the Section.
  • Support the achievement of the section plans.
  • Ensure the agreed Asset/Equipment Management strategies and systems remain fully operational and are implemented effectively.
  • Ensure good employee relations and effective labour utilization.
  • Effective administration of the necessary systems.
  • Supervising and monitoring mechanical installations.
  • Administration of workshop systems


  • National Certificate/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Fitter Trade
  • Fitter and Turner / Fitter Machinist
  • Class 4 Drivers Licence
  • Computer Literate (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, SAP)


  • 5 years’ experience at a supervision level as a Foreperson
  • 5 years’ experience practicing as an Artisan
  • Experience in the Mining industry

Additional information:

What we offer

When you join Anglo American- Global Shared Services, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programs, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities, and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form on the following link: 

You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

 Closing Date: 25 February 2022

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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