Productivity Improvement Trainer at Barrick Gold Corporation

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  • Company: Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lumwana
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Barrick Gold Corporation Jobs in ZambiaProduction Jobs in Zambia
Job Description

Productivity Improvement Trainer

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to:  Mining Training

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the Northwestern region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km southwest of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking to recruit highly  committed employees for the position of Productivity Improvement Trainer to join Underground Production teams in other Barrick sites in Africa.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator – Mining Training, you will be responsible for conducting excavator/  shovel productivity improvement analysis, closing gaps-based on business need and training both in field and simulated environment .


  • Implementation of comprehensive training programs designed to ensure all excavator & shovel operators are given high skill levels, knowledge and expected attitude to achieve excellence in the mine equipment operations.
  • Conduct daily machine productivity analysis on all loading units during operations, in a safe and productive manner to meet LMC operating standards
  • Identify and rectify setbacks to productivity of excavators and shovels
  • Support the compliance to the Operator Competency Scorecard.
  • Maintain a pro-active approach to all aspects of productivity and behavioral safety and, encourage teamwork within the department in line with Lumwana Mining Company values
  • Minimise costs through efficient operations by providing expertise.
  • Manage equipment through coaching and mentoring of team members to emulate good standards
  • Assist with incident investigations as and when required

Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma or related qualification in training and assessment
  • Five (5(years’ experience in mining environment
  • Certificate of competence in both excavators and shovels
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation, power point presentations and spreadsheet applications.
  • Must have sound Knowledge of safe working procedures and mine operations
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role will be an added advantage


Barrick– Lumwana Employees that meet the above stated requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Cre dit and Reference Checks .

Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 20th April, 2022.