General Engineering Superintendent

  • Portion 1, Rietvlei Farm 6, Leandra Road, Ogies, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

People. Process. Performance. You’ll keep sight of it all.

Coal, providing heat to make electricity and steel, remains the great driver of the industrial world. We are a leading global supplier, with our select group of high performing Mpumalanga-based assets delivering millions of tonnes of thermal coal a year to export markets across several continents.

Job Description


This role is your opportunity to effectively implement the Asset Optimisation Strategy at the Operation. The focus of the role is Operational and Technical. 

You will be responsible for the daily implementation of plans to manage Anglo American Coal South Africa’s assets, resources, infrastructure and people in order to achieve planned production targets.

Maintain safe work practices and a safe work environment while ensuring legal requirements, group working standards and policies regarding engineering are implemented. You will manage and facilitate projects, conduct root cause problem solving, plan and implement inspections and investigate major equipment outages.

You will also be required to effectively manage people, develop collaborative working relationships, including the production teams. The implement of capital projects will be a deliverable in this role while, providing and seeking input on policies and procedures and managing costs effectively.

This role is in the Engineering department at a Band 6 level reporting to the Section Engineer


  • Diploma/ Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Trade test certificate
  • Certificate in Project Management


Additional Information

  • Minimum 5 years' experience as an Underground Engineering Foreman
  • Good Knowledge of equipment capabilities and practices
  • Computer literate
  • Extensive knowledge on conveyor belts within an Underground Coal Operation
  • Knowledge of Relevant legislation

What we offer

When you join Anglo American, 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 programmes, 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, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

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.

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

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


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