Coordinator Processing

Closing on: Aug 15, 2022
Job Category: Plant Processing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sepon Mine
Closing date: 15 August 2022

Chifeng Gold’s Lane Xang Minerals Limited (LXML) operates the Sepon Gold and Copper Operation, located in Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR. Since operations commenced in 2003, LXML Sepon has produced over one million tonnes of copper cathode and over 1.2 million ounces of gold doré. In 2020, Sepon produced over 39,730 tonnes of copper and 64,809 ounces of gold doré. Sepon is projected to produce over 250,000 ounces of gold doré in 2021.

LXML is now positioning itself for future growth.  With the transition from a copper-focused operation to a gold-focused operation completed in 2020 and with a number of other feasibility studies, a ramp up in exploration, and with merging and acquisition activity underway, the future for LXML and the Sepon operation is unlimited in potential and opportunity.

In support of this growth, we are looking for Coordinator Processing to join our team to deliver on our growth plans and be a part of this exciting future.

The main responsibility is to lead and coordinate work in accountable plan areas to ensure the safe and cost-efficient production of Gold and Copper. It requires leading the development of Operators and providing support to Senior Operators and Supervisors in their daily work.

Key Accountabilities and Activities

  • Demonstrating our commitment to safety, you will complete visible leadership in the field daily, creating a safe work culture.
  • You will actively seek to improve performance by taking an active role in the coaching relationship with TAs and Superintendents.
  • Using input from internal stakeholders, you will manage the overall output of the team against production targets
  • You will manage teams in line with company values and expected behaviours, taking appropriate action when standards are not met whilst ensuring good performance is recognised.
  • You will lead the delivery of the work strategy whilst identifying opportunities for improvements with Senior Operators and Supervisors
  • You will provide coaching and advice to the team to maintain day to day quality and safety of work, and support the development of Operator competency
  • Working closely with Maintenance, you will actively seek to minimise the impact of planned or unplanned work on copper production targets.
  • You will execute daily operating instructions issued by leaders (operations, metallurgists, and maintenance) and escalate when they cannot be achieved
  • You will identify process shortfalls and equipment bottlenecks/limitations and implement corrective actions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A degree qualification in the related field
  • A minimum of 10 years production experience in minerals processing plants
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience preferably in processing plants
  • Strong communication, planning, and prioritisation skills
  • Technical Advisor – Processing
  • Advanced understanding of machinery
  • Driving license (AB)

An attractive salary packages, including performance-based incentives and other benefits are on offer for this role.  This is a great opportunity to join an existing world-class mining operation and contribute towards the ongoing development of the biggest and best mining company in the Lao PDR.

To express your interest in this role, please submit your updated CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@LXML.LA. Indicate on the subject line of the email: Application for (Position title), (First and Last Name) before the closing date of 15 Augst 2022.

Lao Nationals who meet the requirements for this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and your submitted documents will not be returned.

Phonsinuan Village, P.O. Box 4486, Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel:  +856 21 268 200,  Nalao Village, Kaisone City, Savannakhet Province Tel:  +856 41 212686, Sepon mine site Tel: +856 41 267166 & +856 41 267078

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