Lubambe Copper Mines
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Planning Engineer X1

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large — scale mining license covering an area of approximately 240 square kilometres. The mine is a modern, world class facility with fully mechanized underground operations.Lubambe Copper Mines is owned by EMR Capital of Australia (80%) and ZCCM — Investments Holdings (20%). The Mine is currently in a ramp up stage and will ultimately produce 45, 000 tonnes of contained copper and will employ approximately 1,500 people. The Plant infrastructure consists of a Concentrator plant, a laboratory and underground infrastructure. The Concentrator incorporates crushing, milling, flotation and filtration. The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelter in Zambia. To support this vision, Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position:

This position reports to: the Mechanical Superintendent Fixed plant UIG.

Purpose of the Position:

  • To oversee planning of Long term and short term planning in Mechanical & Electrical works

Key Performance Areas Indicators (KPA/Is):

  • Overseeing of planned works in line with production requirements.
  • To receive daily assignments from superiors
  • To carry out specialized skill functions and oversee planned activities and must be able to prepare budgets for fixed plant underground

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Mechanical Engineeri ng
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • She/he should have Minimum three (3) years’ experience in overseeing maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Proven supervisory experience in a large copper mining operation will be advantageous.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be Computer literate.
  • Use of PRONTO will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to:

Application deadline
19 Jul
Email applications to

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