Anglo American: Sampling Assistant –(B3) X 3


Applications close: 

Job Number: 728545

Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum

Work type:Full Time Permanent 

Discipline:Technical Services 

Location: Limpopo 

Site : Mogalakwena Complex


The Sampling Assistant Open Pit is responsible for effective sampling operations in the pit. Ensures a safe environment with proper equipment and that sampling is carried out according to standard. At times, a sampler is required to support ad hoc sampling activities and/or basic administration. Sampling is a critical mine function from which honest data is gathered for use in management information systems used in decision-making.


Work of the role

    • Accurate/Bankable sampling support
    • Preparatory duties
    • Sample dispatching to core yard and to assay laboratory
    • Maintenance of consumable stock records
    • Maintenance of sampling vehicles and trailer
    • SHE, housekeeping of courtyard and green area
    • Conduct all work activities according to the SHE policies and procedures
    • Maintain good relations within shift team and with other teams
    • Provide effective team support
    • Ensure administration and governance issues are done as required


Qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills

Grade 10 with mathematics and science or ABET Level 3

  • English language proficiency and numeracy
  • Exposure in an open pit environment
  • Ability to record and capture sampling details as required- written and electronic
  • Proven ability to perform duties of a Geological Sampling
  • Competent in safety / operational standards and procedures/modules
  • Valid driver license Code 8 will be advantageous

Physical Requirements

Certificate of fitness


Additional Information:

    • Anglo American Platinum shall apply the Employment Equity principles as set out in Anglo Platinum’s Employment Equity Policy.
    • Incomplete CV’s and /or applications will not be considered.
    • Application will not be considered without a valid copy of the qualification and/or the license required for this role.
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    • If you do not hear from the Company within 21 days after the closing of the advert, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.


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