John Muthengi Mutinda

Supervisor - HMU

With over 10 years of focused expertise in open pit mining operations, I have continuously exhibited a results-oriented attitude that prioritizes safety and efficiency in all aspects of my profession. My area of experience is operations management, with a focus on maintaining maximum productivity, safety, and regulatory compliance. Leading teams with a focus on accomplishing operational goals, I create an environment based on industry best practices and an unrelenting dedication to safety. My talents include effective administration of open pit mining operations, strict safety and compliance regulations, skilled team leadership, precise production planning, and strategic equipment optimization and maintenance.

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Most Recent Job

Senior Supervisor - Hydraulic Mining Operations

Base Titanium Ltd


Job Description/Purpose

Overseeing four different mining sites/ units with vast mining staff that included mining shift supervisors, team leaders, equipment operators other mining personnel in am open pit mining operation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to ensure the effective execution of mining activities through managing work schedules, assigning tasks, and evaluating the performance of team members.
  • Enforce safety protocols to minimize accidents, injuries, and occupational hazards.
  • Develope mining production plans in coordination with mine engineers and geologists.
  • Ensure machine availability by overseeing maintenance, repair, and efficient utilization of mining equipment such as Dozers, excavators, loaders, and haul trucks.
  • Prepare accurate records of mining operational performance, production output, equipment maintenance, and safety incidents that are shared with the mining management.
  • Analyze operational data, identified areas of improvement, and implemented best practices to maximize productivity, reduce costs, and minimize environmental impact.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to junior supervisors to support their professional growth.

Key Achievement

Successfully achieved and maintained production targets required by management on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis.

Successfully mentored graduate trainees and university interns during their attachments at the mine.

Additional Job Experience

Shift supervisor - Hydraulic Mining Operations

Base Titanium Ltd


Job Description/Purpose

Lead and coordinate a mining site/unit team of mining operators, Equipment operators other personnel by assigning tasks, and monitoring progress to meet production targets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in safety meetings, inspections, and audits to identify potential hazards and ensure that workers adhere to safety procedures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Monitor the condition and performance of both mechanical and electrical equipment, reported any issues and malfunctions to senior supervisors and coordinated maintenance activities.
  • Collect and report operational data, including production volumes, equipment usage, and safety incidents which are often used by senior supervisors and management for decision-making and performance evaluation.
  • Conduct training and development of new employees on safety procedures, equipment operation, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions, analyze operational data, and suggested ideas to senior supervisors for optimizing workflows, reducing costs, and enhancing productivity.
  • Ensure that production targets are met by monitoring mining progress, identifying bottlenecks, and implementing corrective measures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including geologists, engineers, and maintenance personnel, to optimize production processes and resolve operational challenges.

Key Achievement

Successful mentoring mining operators into assistant supervisory levels.
Successfully achieving daily and weekly production targets set by mining management


Highest Level

Bsc. Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Activities and Societies

Red Cross

Additional Education

Activities and Societies


Professional Qualification Training One

First Aid

Internal (Obtained at Base Titanium)

Professional Qualification Training Two


  • Gym activities


  • Swahili
  • English

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