PEOPLE ARE AT THE CORE OF
EVERYTHING WE DO
The foundation of our strategy is the people who make it happen; our success depends on the skills and expertise that support our goals. Our people have specialized knowledge aligned with global best practice, which is then applied to ensure that sound, sustainable use is made of our assets, enhancing growth, productivity, and profitability.
Our executive management team has a combined total of 105 years’ experience, holding approximately 60% of the company’s shares. Master Drilling is led by leaders who are committed to innovation, sustained growth and shared value. The team remains steadfast in the pursuit and implementation of the company’s strategy, underpinned by the continued development of new, groundbreaking technologies; the expansion of Master Drilling’s global footprint; and the nurturing of client and business relationships.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Daniël (Danie) Pretorius
André van Deventer
Gareth (Gary) Sheppard
Non - Executive
Hendrik (Hennie) van der Merwe
Andries Willem Brink
COO Master Drilling Exploration
General Manager, MD Europe
General Manager, Raise Boring & Shotcrete Division
Robert C Schumm
Group HR Manager
Chief Operating Officer
Latam and Europe
Belisario Tijero Pajuelo
Group New Business Development Manager
WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE MASTER DRILLING?
WORK FOR MASTER DRILLING
We offer an incredible range of career opportunities worldwide for both seasoned professionals and those starting
out in their careers who embody our RAISE values.
Our aim is to drive employee engagement through:
An inclusive, diverse workplace focused on development and wellbeing
Enhanced growth and career opportunities
A safe working environment that is conducive to ongoing learning and the stimulation of innovation
Harmonious relationships built on trust and respect
Fair remuneration and competitive employee benefits
PEOPLE CAPACITY AND DEVELOPMENT
Internally, Master Drilling focuses strongly on skills development across all business units, including compliance, technical and soft skills training. Employee need assessments are conducted annually, in conjunction with workplace skills and career development plans, which outline training and skills-development targets.
At an operational level, we offer a company induction as well as training awareness programmes in safety, human rights, and labour; supporting employees through a multifaceted learning approach, combining e-learning and classroom sessions that leverage international best practice.
Our Group Academy offers courses in capability improvement, while employees have the option to pursue paid-for training and development courses, on a part-time basis, through accredited institutions.
At Master Drilling, we also recognizes the need for enhanced skills development and capacity building in the mining, construction and engineering sectors across all our markets of operation. As such, we regularly partner with various training authorities and colleges as well as tertiary institutions to provide bursaries and learnerships for students focused on our business’ core disciplines.
Interested in finding out more about a bursary or internship?
Our training strategy
The journey isn’t knowing more, it’s doing more.
Dedicated focused training programs and supporting systems
Return on investment focusing on people development and talent acquisition
Invest in our people capacity and development of skills
Lookout for new innovative ways to improve our training services
Long-term strategy for training that is aligned with industry and global trends
JOIN OUR TEAM
Join our dynamic, talented team of experts. Are you:
- Passionate about technology and mining?
- All about safety, efficiency, accountability and respect?
- Innovative, always bringing new ideas to the table?
- A problem solver ready to change the “status quo”?
If you want to take your career to the next level and be part of an innovative, global team, we would like to hear from you.