MAGAZINE MASTER – Omnia Holdings Limited – Northern Cape

A Magazine Master position based at Sishen (Kathu) – Northern Cape. The successful candidate will be expected to administer and safeguard the stocks in the magazine as per legal and client requirements and delivery of explosives to the blasting face and the checks of all old explosives boxes on a daily basis and to assist the blaster with the preparation of blast blocks.

Grade 12 (with mathematics). (E)
Certificated as Magazine Master with the CIE. (E) Added Advantage/Desirable
Blasting Assistant Certificate (E)
Competent A Certificate – MQA (D)

2 years blasting assistant experience
Supervisory experience
Transportation and storage of blasting accessories / explosives
Drivers Licence for applicable explosives vehicle
Valid Police Clearance certificate

Receives finished blasting accessories / explosives from the plant as well as other orders placed by the Explosives Coordinator
Ensures that explosives are off-loaded and packed in the magazine in an orderly, secure and safe manner
Checks received blasting accessories / explosives against the delivery note and signs it
Books the newly arrived load into the Register Book
Verifies the physical delivery with the driver
Informs the Explosives Coordinator for further action when discrepancies are detected
Receives Schedule of Orders from the Scheduling Coordinator
Checks that the Continuous Transport Permit (CTP) corresponds to the order
Completes the pre-issue checklist to make sure that the vehicle and driver comply with all prescriptions, prior to loading of the order
Requests the driver to rectify the matter or otherwise contacts the Explosives Coordinator for higher level action in the event of non-compliance
Signs and files the checklist in the event of compliance
Ensures that the order is moved from the magazine, loaded and stacked on to the accessories transport vehicle in and orderly and safe manner
Makes out a Delivery Note / Requisition for the order and hands over a copy to the driver and a copy to the Administrator

Job Competencies
Enters the detail of the delivery in the Register Book
Takes responsibility for the security of the company’s assets stored in the magazine
Performs a daily physical stock take
Compares and reconciles the physical stock amounts to the Register Book
Identifies, corrects and reports any discrepancies on a daily basis
Reports weekly stock count figures to Administrator
Follows FIFO principles in organising dispatches
Monitors age of stock and informs the Explosives Coordinator for taking further action
Ensures that all the requirements of SHERQ, legal and mine procedures are met

Candidates from the Sishen (Kathu) and approved areas will be given a first preference for this role. Candidates must all submit all required documents for application e.g. Update CV, Matric Certificate, Blasting ticket, Magazine Master, ID copy, Tax number, Current/latest payslip, Proof of Address

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