Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) - Equipment Operator Position

Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) - Equipment Operator Position

Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) - Equipment Operator Position

GGML – Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)


Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) stands as Tanzania’s foremost gold producer, operating exclusively in the Geita Region. As a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer based in South Africa with operations spanning over ten countries on four continents, GGML plays a significant role in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of North Western Tanzania. Situated merely 85 km from Mwanza City and 20 km Southeast of Lake Victoria's nearest point, GGML's mine operates within a strategic location. The company's headquarters are in Geita, a mere 5 km west of the burgeoning town of Geita, complemented by a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. We invite applications from ambitious, energetic, and performance-driven individuals to fill the vacant position(s) outlined below:

Position: Equipment Operator 1

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract

Department: Process Plant

Reporting to: Supervisor – Mechanical Milling Section

Number of Positions: One (1)


The primary objective of this role is to operate the gold room circuit according to GGM safe operating procedures, aiming to achieve company targets set by the senior supervisor. The operator is tasked with conducting inspections on tool and equipment usage, reporting hazards and unsafe conditions to the Senior Supervisor. Additionally, the operator is responsible for assisting in the cleaning and calcination of Cathodes, as well as participating in smelting, boxing, and bullion shipment processes, all while maintaining a high standard of housekeeping to minimize risks.


  • A minimum certificate of Secondary School Education (CSEE)
  • Possession of a Certificate or Diploma in Minerals Processing will be an added advantage.
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • At least 1 year of experience in a mineral processing plant, preferably in gold production.
  • Previous gold processing plant operational experience (crushing, milling, CIL, and Elution) will be an added advantage.
  • Exposure to the gold mining industry.


  • Act in a manner that enhances the safety culture and performance of GGM.
  • Identify and address potential safety hazards.
  • Attend compulsory safety courses and meetings, adhering to safety standards.
  • Ensure accuracy in equipment operation, including electro-winning cells, filters, smelting furnace, and calcine ovens.
  • Participate in crucible/smelting pot inspection and change out.
  • Charge wet concentrate into and remove dry concentrate from calcine ovens.
  • Contribute to efficient bullion boxing and gold shipment processes.
  • Ensure calibration of weighing balances and services as per schedule.
  • Arrange and store gold room reagents and consumables properly.
  • Prepare fluxes as instructed by the gold room supervisor.
  • Assist in developing competencies of other employees when directed.
  • Immediately report equipment faults to prevent further deterioration.
  • Safely isolate processing equipment for planned or unplanned shutdowns.
  • Participate in the gold shipment process as required.


  • Clean criminal record or any other security incidents.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of gold room information.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to complete repetitive tasks at a consistently high standard.


Visit our recruitment portal at [insert portal link] to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, email, and telephone contacts, along with names and addresses of three referees. Do not attach certificates unrelated to the stated qualifications. Additionally, upload a cover/application letter addressed to "Senior Manager Human Resources, Geita Gold Mining Ltd," with the subject "Operator 1 – Equipment." For assistance in applying, refer to our website [insert website link] for a step-by-step guide.

Applicants contacted for interviews must present original certificates.

Internal Applicants (currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) require their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).


Applications should reach us on or before 31st January 2024 at 5:30 PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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