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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

  • 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.
  • Accurately loading and unloading of trucks with the use of a folk lift
  • Maintain the integrity of goods through the proper handling and storage.
  • Control and ensure safe operation of a folk lift.
  • Stack and retrieve goods at the specified locations in a safe manner.
  • Ensure periodic light vehicle/equipment service maintenance is complied with.
  • Keep the light vehicles clean inside and outside.
  • Carry out equipment/light vehicles daily checks and inspections.
  • Responsible for ensuring that goods are moved within the warehouse and storage yard in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensuring that inventory is maintained without damage and good housekeeping practices upheld.
  • Provide training and development opportunities for all direct reports on an ongoing basis, with a particular focus on Zambian employees
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor from time to time.

Requirements.

  • Minimum Grade 12 Certificate
  • Drivers licence class C
  • Professional Operators Driving Licence
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in similar activity

Method of Application

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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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