Magazine Master (khumani King)
  • Khumani King
Job Description


A Magazine Master position based at Tshipi - 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 Tshipi 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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