Mechanical Supervisor

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia

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Purpose of the role:

To oversee maintenance of heavy mining equipment and machinery at a client’s facility and working closely with a team of other technicians to ensure that all equipment is maintained efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.

Reports to: Mechanical Coordinator

Branch: Kalumbila

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The Mechanical Supervisor will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Overseeing the maintenance of heavy mining equipment and machinery at the customers site of operations.
  • Leading a team of technicians to ensure that all equipment is maintained efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Delegate daily jobs to subordinates.
  • Reviewing SOPs to ensure that equipment is maintained 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 parts and supplies.
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Scheduling and coordinating machinery for routine preventive maintenance.
  • Ensure daily reports are completed and submitted to the coordinator.
  •  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.

Qualifications & 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 in 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

Job Specific Competencies

  •  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.

Duration: One (1) Year Contract

If you meet the requirements for this job, email your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and cover letter scanned 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,


The closing date for applicants is Tuesday 2nd April 2024 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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