Production Manager – Kitwe, Zambia

Job Details
  • Oversee daily operation of plant
  • Ensure that production stays on schedule and within budget
  • Monitor factory workers to ensure that they meet performance and safety requirements
  • Create ways to make the production process more efficient
  • Carry out quality control programs to ensure that the finished product meets specific level of quality
  • Analyse production data
  • Write production reports
  • Ensure on how best to manage Workers and equipment to meet production goals
  • Ensure that machinery is operating optimally
  • Ensure that Workers receive adequate on going training to enhance skills and facilitate trouble shooting
Candidate Requirements
  • University degree in Metallurgy / related Science
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to effectively handle a high volume of work with minimum supervision within specific time frames
  • Quality focused and detail oriented individual
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with Managers from other departments and with Senior Level Management
  • Leadership skills – ability to motivate & direct workers
  • Problem solving skills – ability to identify problems and solve them timeously
  • Time management skills – ability to meet deadlines, manage Workers and oneself
This position reports to: Operations Manager
Apply before Saturday, September 30, 2017 

Earthworks Foremen

Job Details

Site Foremen provide leadership and take responsibility for supervising teams, ensuring the safety of crew members, implementation of OHSA guidelines, planning and scheduling of work, employee relations, and productivity of crew members as well as ensuring quality control.


  • Must have over 5 years’ experience from a recognized and reputable construction company serving in a related field;
  • A civil engineering qualification is an added advantage;
  • Ability to train and develop subordinates;
  • Ability to plan, control, execute and report on works, a must;
  • Ability to work under no supervision;
  • Loyalty and high level of confidentiality;
  • Excellent traceable interpersonal skills;
  • Locals (Swazis) preferred candidates.


  • Knowledge of OHSAS;
  • Strong and traceable leadership skills;
  • Ability to plan and schedule works;
  • Ability to organize and delegate work;
  • Manage differences and diversity at the work site;
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing, with good comprehension;
  • Apply good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Must be a team player;
Honesty and Intergrity;
Good work ethic;
Ready to take on new challenges;
Takes responsibility and can easily adjust to change.

 Apply before Tuesday, October 31, 2017 

Planning Engineer

Compass Global Resourcing – Zambia – My client is a leading European construction company who have an excellent reputation and some new projects throughout the world. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced planning engineer for a two year contract in Zambia. The role will be to utilise Primavera software to ensure a suitable schedule of works is in place for a number of building construction projects. Candidates should have a degree in civil engineering or a related subject and must have proven experience as a scheduling engineer working on major building construction projects. Candidates should be expert users of Primavera software and should have excellent English communication skills. This job was originally posted as…

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