South32 Hotazel Manganese Mines: Trackless Mobile Machine (TMM) Learnerships 2024

Job Summary

South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd. is recruiting for the Trackless Mobile Machine Learnerships 2024.

Closing date: 20 March 2024

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, South Africa

Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM) is made up of two Manganese mines Mamatwan and Wessels. Both operations are located in the Kalahari Basin, home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese reserves.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to provide training and development opportunity to achieve the MQA Skills Programme certification for underground and surface Mobile Machinery. .

Careers at South32

South32 is a mining and metals company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 18 May 2015. It is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings on the Johannesburg and London Stock Exchanges.

At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world.

Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So, join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 

Annual short-term incentive bonus that recognizes both your individual performance and the overall success of the business; Eligible employees will receive an employer contribution towards the company-elected retirement fund.

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South32 will support assistance for part-time studies aligned to role requirements and business needs at accredited institutions to eligible employees.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • •Successfully complete the learnership program;
  • •Obtain MQA Certificate, per the requirements of the chosen area of training;
  • •Demonstrate commitment to South32 Values and Care Strategy;
  • •Demonstrate basic knowledge of Mine Safety requirements.

Job Skills and Experience

  • •N/A


Qualifications for this role are:

  • •Grade 12 / (N3)
  • •Maths, Science (Advantageous).
  • •Valid Driver’s license is essential;
  • •Mining Experience will be advantageous;
  • •Proof of residence is essential.

How to Apply

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate. 

We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups) .

This advertisement will close on 20 March 2024.


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