Job details

Job deadline
20 November
Description

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do. In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents. With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world. The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine analysis of copper shipments
  • Prepare and standardise reagents
  • Analyse special samples
  • Analysis of QA/QC samples
  • Analysis of Toll treatment samples
  • Read samples on the AAS instrument
  • Analysis of mining samples
  • Analyse plant/control samples
  • Perform any other work as instructed by the superiors

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Lab Tech Certificate
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Experience

  • Three (3) years relevant experience in a mining set up

Behavioural Traits

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving quantity
  • Driving attendance
  • Operational Requirements
  • Computer Literate
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System

How to apply
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For more information

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http://careers.first-quantum.com/cw/en/job/501884/analyst
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First Quantum Minerals Ltd (North Western Province, Solwezi)

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