MEM QA/QC Inspector

Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Description

The MEM QA/QC inspector reports to the MEM Planning and Reliability Superintendent within the MEM department and is responsible for overseeing the application of best practices during the execution of maintenance activities.  Works a partner to shop supervisor, inspecting equipment to generate backlog, ensures jobs are completed to an acceptable standard and that machines are released safe and reliable.

Job Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:
•    Carries out inspections of equipment according to the established inspection schedule and inspection standards and checklists
•    Works as a partner to the shift supervisor to help ensure corrective and planned maintenance jobs are completed in accordance with SOP and OEM standards
•    Ensures accurate records are kept.  All inspections are documented and backlog jobs are generated in JDE
•    Assist with report preparation & Processing: daily time cards, JDE time entry for WOs
•    Ensure work orders contains all the information needed (Technical closing) before closing, particularly, WOs classification Category Codes, Est. Hours, Estimated Downtime Hours - Actual Downtime Hours
•    Collaborate with planners and suggest updates of Bill of Materials and Associated Part Lists based on field experience.  Help update standard and backlog job times, based on field experience
•    Implement & control a process of continuous improvement in line with the guidelines of reliability engineering
•    Collaborate in the implementation of new initiatives and projects related to maintenance improvement borate and validate in the development of procedures related to maintenance
•    Provides coaching and guidance for mechanics
•    Assist the planner in determining technical specifications of the equipment
•    Participate in the application of Reliability Methodologies for supporting the continuous improvement of maintenance strategies (RCM, RCA, FMECA, Criticality analysis, etc)
•    Compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety, confidentiality and environmental policies
•    Meet or exceed expected performance as set by management
•    Work without risk for own and others
•    Maintain accurate records and files 
•    Consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in job performance
•    Punctuality and regular attendance are required

 

Minimum Qualifications & Skill Requirements

Mandatory Requirements for this position:
•        Vocational Training Certificate or Diploma (BT, BTS or equivalent). Employee must have sufficient education to read and write instructions, perform simple mathematical calculations, and keep records
•    At least 5 years of experience as a heavy duty mechanic or in a operations supervisory role
•    Considerable knowledge of tools and equipment needed for the overhaul, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of mining mobile equipment 
•    Computer skills. (CAT SIS, CAT Inspect, JDE and Windows, MS Office)
•    High commitment to safety in the workplace
•    Possess good communication skills (written and oral), facility to work with other employees (Team oriented)
•    Strong verbal, written, analytical, problem solving, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
•    Ability to work with others in a team environment, yet be self-motivated and ability to work with minimum supervision
Desirable Skill, Knowledge, Training, and Experience:
•    Previous experience in maintaining mining loading and hauling equipment (CAT 6060FS, RH340. PC1250, CAT 994H loaders, CAT 793, CAT D10, CAT 16M, Komatsu 785)
•    Anticipates consequences and risks with a medium and long term vision
•    Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
•    Driver license essential.
•    Ability to work with others in a team environment, yet be self-motivated and ability to work with minimum supervision