New Job Vacancies at First Quantum Minerals LTD in Zambia: Superintendent Engineer – Fixed Plant


  • Company: First Quantum Minerals LTD
  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Engineering Jobs in Zambia

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct maintenance program and process of the process plant and HME to ensure timely and effective production.
  • Coordinates with management staff to ensure efficiency in preventative maintenance and new equipment installation.
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities.
  • Performance management of direct subordinates.
  • Implement preventative maintenance systems and processes
  • Implement systems and processes for analyzing causes and trends in breakdowns – includes identification of worst actors in equipment and plans for corrective action accordingly.
  • Provide Technical guidance and advise to maintenance staff – including reference material where appropriate
  • Implement systems and procedures to track and monitor ordering and procuring of materials and equipment.
  • Work with procurement staff to implement regular feedback / Information sharing between sections.
  • Work with Procurement staff to set stock-holding and ordering parameters for materials and spare carried as stock items.
  • Implement controls to monitor expenditure compliance with approved budget
  • ensure that variations from budget expenditure are identified timeously – preferably in advance submitted for appropriate authorization.
  • Provide the highest level of professional leadership and technical support to the engineering team to ensure the creation of a working environment which is conducive to employees gaining new skills and achieving their full potential by the development and implementation of effective training and mentoring programs.

Role Requirements:

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering with 10 years experience in process plants and HME.
  • Experience in Opencast Mining an advantage

Experience & Skills:

  • Very good communication skills
  • 10 years planning experience on plants with very big equipment
  • Expat working environment knowledge

Behavioural Traits:

  • Be a competent and exceptional planner
  • Hardworking and committed worker
  • Able to work long hours (especially during shutdowns)
  • Capable of managing and training of local staff

Other Requirements:

  • Previous experience in opencast copper mines will be beneficial
  • Previous experience on In-Pit crushers will be beneficial

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