Machine Build Shift Supervisor x18 (Extended)

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Co. Ltd.

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Purpose of the role:

To overseeing the assembly of heavy mining equipment and machinery at a manufacturing facility and working closely with a team of assembly technicians to ensure that all equipment is assembled efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.


Key Responsibilities.

The Machine Build Shift Supervisor will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Overseeing the assembly of heavy mining equipment and machinery at the customers site of operations.
  • Leading a team of assembly technicians to ensure that all equipment is assembled efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Delegate daily jobs to subordinates.
  • Reviewing and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications to ensure that equipment is assembled to the required standards
  • Coordinating with logistics and internal parts teams to ensure that all necessary parts and materials are available when needed.
  • Monitoring and maintaining inventory of assembly materials and supplies.
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety regulations and quality standards throughout the assembly process.
  • Scheduling and coordinating the delivery of equipment to the customer.
  • Ensure daily reports are completed and submitted to the Manager.
  • Ensure all queries are quickly and effectively resolved to improve on customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct coaching and mentoring on team members.
  • Ensure training needs of subordinates identified and submitted to relevant sections.
  • Ensure Health and Safety standards, Regulations and Procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Participate in safety meetings.
  • Work hand in hand with the Safety coordinator to ensure all incidents on the Project are reported, remedial measures enforced and appropriate safety training conducted.
  • Ensure employees wear correct PPE at all times and ensure they adhere to the policy.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of an Advanced Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair
  • Diploma in Heavy Equipment Repair/Mechanical engineering from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years on heavy equipment machinery in a mining environment.
  • Must have a background in assembly and High Voltage Systems
  • Knowledge of heavy machinery and equipment maintenance is mandatory.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Practicing Member of EIZ.


  • Knowledge of Safety Standards
  • Knowledge of the use of parts and service manuals
  • Fundamentals of Electricity Knowledge
  • Fundamentals Hydraulics Knowledge
  • Excellent people Management Skills and team Building
  • Good communication skills with supervisory experience
  • Problem Solving and analytical skills
  • Cost Awareness
  • Ability to work well under pressure

If you meet the requirements above, email your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and cover letter in a single document to [email protected], or send your application to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia, Co. Ltd.

KK International Airport Road, Plot 2350/M

P.O. Box 30182, Lusaka.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st March, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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