Mining Engineer at Lafarge Tanzania

Job Title: Mining Engineer

Job location: Mbeya

Lafarge Tanzania (Mbeya Cement Company Limited) is looking forward to employ a Mining Engineer ti join the company.

Mbeya Cement Company Limited (Lafarge Tanzania) is a subsidiary of the Holcim Group, headquartered in Switzerland with operations in Africa, Europe, Asia and America. Holcim is a leading global company providing innovative and sustainable building and construction solutions.

Lafarge Tanzania is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Mining Engineer, to be based in Mbeya Plant, in a permanent employment contract. The position reports to the Quarry Manager.

Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance, and ensures that the vital behaviors are always adhered to.
  • Work safely in all areas, identify potential safety hazards, and collaborate with management to correct hazards.
  • Plan, analyze and control all quarry activities for all materials: limestone, sandstone, clay, pozzolana and iron ore.
  • Conduct mine and exploration surveys to confirm whether activities match the existing mine plan, including mapping and contour surveying.
  • Execute mine design tasks, including quarry updates, drilling and blasting patterns, quarry planning, and mine closure plan (MCP).
  • Perform regular topographical survey in DWG or DXF, 3D format programs and overburden stripping programming.
  •  Monitor crushing and blending of raw materials at crushers and reclaiming to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Reviewed SOPs periodically to ensure policies and procedures remain current and appropriate, or to determine if SOPs are needed.
  • Conduct physical stock counts of all raw materials and provide month-end reports to inform the Production department.
  • Compile internal reports on quarrying activities daily, weekly and monthly for plant operations, as well as external reports to the government’s Mining Office for decision making and legal compliance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the cement manufacturing and/or mining industry.

Technical Competencies /Additional skills:

  • Teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Planning, organizing and controlling.
  • Positive attitude towards work and people.
  • Assertive, detail-oriented, with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work independently within company guidelines, with good time management skills.
  • Knowledgeable in health and safety practices in mining activities.
  • Good understanding of cement manufacturing process.
  • Proficiency in mining and geology software.
  • High level of integrity and self-discipline

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters via indicating the position applied for in the subject of the email.

Deadline for application is 11th February 2024