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Tire Fitter

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;
  • The incumbent 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;
  • Identify worn & faulty components needs in accordance with the Company Standards;
  • Advice customer of work required to ensure vehicle is in road worthy condition;
  • Remove & refit components and carry out tyre related adjustments in accordance with the Technical Standards and Work Instructions;
  • Repair Tyres in accordance with the Technical Standards and Work Instructions;
  • Contribute to Good Housekeeping routines;
  • Place goods and materials into storage and participate in stock routines as directed;
  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s policies and procedures;
  • Perform tyre replacements, repairs and balancing on motor vehicles;
  • Complete tyre request forms as well as collect tyres from other departments; and
  • Report any broken, faulty, damaged equipment to management team

Specific Job Competencies:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Standby work required
  • Overtime when necessary
  • Exposure to dust, heat and noise
  • PC Literacy

Key Job Attributes:

  • Bolder, smarter, driven
  • Detail Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Sober habits
  • Able to perform his duties with the least supervision
  • Safety conscious
  • Have a team work spirit attitude.
  • Team work

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Craft certificate in Heavy equipment Repair or Automotive mechanics
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a tyre fitter in heavy equipment area
  • Other Requirements:
  • Must be prepared to relocate to Kalumbila, work overtime and or do shift work as necessary.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.