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We have an exciting position for a Safety Officer to join our Safety Department.  You will assist line management in meeting the safety, health and environmental standards and implementing safety initiatives in their respective work areas by verifying compliance to SHE systems during inspections, audits, investigation and leadership interactions and interventions.

Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen. 

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.



Job Description:

Join us at our Kolomela operation as a Safety Officer, where your responsibilities will include: 

  • Conduct the physical condition inspections as per the schedule and associated documentation

  • Be responsible for the discussion, recording & sign-off of findings in the logbook

  • Collate the Capturing of information on Enablon & closeout of previous findings

  • Assist with updating inspection schedule

  • Conduct actual investigations (only damages, MTCs, FAC’s & near misses)

  • Finalising reports and getting signoff and copies of associated documents 

  • Follow up on corrective actions

  • Engage with and Assist Chief Safety Officer with the completion of Red Files

  • Facilitate the investigation and submission of High Potential Hazards

  • Support actions on the Safety Improvement Plan (SIP)

  • Active participation in Safety initiatives (e.g.: VFL & STEPS)

  • Conduct Internal Audit in respective areas

  • Co-ordinate the Emergency drills

  • Assist in the analysis of Safety Statistics

This role is in the Safety & Sustainable Development department at a Band 7 level reporting to the Section Manager Safety




You will need the following:

  • Grade 12

  • Relevant National diploma in Safety Management /Risk Management or relevant equivalent qualification

  • Valid driver’s license

  • You will be required to pass a medical fitness certificate to be considered for this position

  • SAMTRAC and COMSOC 2 Certificates will be advantageous

  • Certificate of training in ISO45001 System Auditing and or integrated internal auditing will be advantageous

  • Isometric and Enablon experience advantageous


  • 3 years experience in the safety management -mining environment (preferable open cast)

  • Knowledge of Mine Health and Safety Act (Act 29 of 1996) and other related legislation

  • Computer Literacy: MS Office: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Investigation and report writing experience



Additional information:

Who We Are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet, that means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.



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