Quarry Manager in Ogun, Nigeria

Building Materials
Management Consulting
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • The Quarry Manager oversees the day-to-day operational details of routine work, administrative matters and reporting to the Plant Manager.
  • Ensuring the exploitation and supply of the basic raw materials (limestone), which meets the factory requirements for the production of clinker.
  • Ensuring that all safety rules and regulations in the Mines manual containing Mineral Act Cap 121 of 1946 are strictly adhered to in the operational environment to record a zero accident occurrence.
  • Monitoring the activities of the overburden contractors engaged in the overburden removal to abide by the lay down procedure for the operation.
  • Monitoring and inspecting the perimeter drainage and the quarry face drainage to avoid flooding. Also, supplying enough water to the process and cooling water tanks for the raw milling process.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the overburden tip restoration process (planting trees) to stabilize the tips and serves as screen to the blasting noise.
  • Effective cost evaluation of the quarry operations to meet the international standards. Comparing actual cost with the budgeted cost. (Budget planning and budgetary control).
  • Ensuring that scheduled maintenance is carried out on all quarry plants as at when due to avoid major breakdown.
  • The Quarry Manager prepares the annual capital and revenue budgets for the department and monitors/controls costs by attending the Plant Budgetary Control Meetings.
  • The Quarry Manager ensures the inventory of all explosives and its accessories to assure accountability and to raise the departmental requisition when re-ordering level is attained.
  • To appraise the immediate subordinate(s).
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time.



  • Essential & Desirable Skills
  • Degree in Mining Engineering/Geology or      Equivalent.
  • Registered with Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers and Geo sciences and Nigerian Society of Mining Engineer.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Must have good interpersonal relationship.
  • Must have ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Must be a good listener and have high level of organization skills.
  • Must have an alert mind and patience.
  • Must be logical in reasoning and approach to issues.

Managerial Competencies

  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must have Analytical Skills
  • Must have knowledge of safety skills
  • Must have good response for training and information dissemination
  • Must have ability to detect training needs, plan and develop subordinates.
  • Must have 4 - 6 years mining/quarry    experience.
  • Must have knowledge in-mining/geomapping and raw mix logic simulation.
  • Must have high level of problem solving to define solutions for quarry operations.
  • Must have good knowledge of drilling, blasting and crushing operations.


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