First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Mine Maintenance Manager

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:

  • Manage the day to day Operations of the Mine Maintenance department.
  • Provide best equipment performance and high level of customer service to the Mine. (Ultra Class included)
  • Ensure safe work practices are established and observed within the maintenance department.
  • Provide a high level of support to the Mine Operations Manager and subordinate superintendents to meet their performance goals.


  • A degree or diploma (Mechanical / Electrical Engineering) is critical.
  • Relevant certification at a supervisory level.
  • At least 5+ years in a senior supervisory role.

Experience & Skills:

  • Extensive experience with heavy mining equipment including Electric rope or hydraulic Mining Shovels, Electric driven skills, Electric trucks and various ancillary equipment.
  • Able to implement and manage high level maintenance strategy and equipment operational and capital budgets.
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience in a senior maintenance management role.
  • Experience in Mining or other heavy industry essential.

Behavioural Traits:

  • Well organized and process disciplined.
  • A good communicator who gives clear, concise instruction.
  • A good leader with an excellent ability to coach and mentor a large team of varying trade disciplines.
  • A proven ability to lead by example through hard work and commitment the job.
  • Good internal relationship building qualities.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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.

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