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Workshop Manager ( EXPAT) 26/01/2017

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LocationPangia, Southern Highlands Province
Job Typepermanent

Position Description:

  1. To oversight, manage and lead a team of skilled of Expatriates and Citizen Mechanics.
  2. To train, develop, mentor and oversight Company cohort of Citizen mechanics in order to reduce reliance on overseas labour and develop the next generation of Citizen technical personnel and managers. 
  3. To ensure CPS Plant Fleet is maintained to Company standards in order to achieve: 

                                  a. improved plant availability;
                                  b. reduction in unplanned stoppages;
                                  c. reduction in accidents and incidents due to Plant failure; and
                                  d. improved Plant lifespan.

             thereby maximising both safety and productivity within agreed Maintenance budgets.

      4. Be hands on when required.


Key Selection Criteria: Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  1. At least 10 years’ experience in supervising and managing trade qualified mechanics, working on a wide range of equipment, preferably in PNG or the developing world;
  2. Trade qualifications as a Heavy Equipment Fitter;
  3. At least 15 years’ trade experience, preferably in mining or road construction;
  4. Demonstrated ability to produce Activity reports;
  5. Demonstrated ability to train, guide and mentor PNG Citizens;
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to negotiate maintenance priorities, timelines and budgets with subordinates, peers and senior maintenance and operations personnel;
  7. Demonstrated commitment to Quality, Safety Health & Environment management.
  8. Good Microsoft Office skills; 
  9. Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite and Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) (Fleetmate preferred);
  10. Ability to speak Tok Pisin would be a definite advantage. 


Closing Date: 03.02.2017

P.O. Box 876
Konedobu, NCD
Papua New Guinea
Tel (+675) 70311391/392/393/394
Fax (+675) 3210131