First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
3 months ago

Assistant Process Operator

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Key Responsibilities

The position holder 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

  • Ensure that all personnel and visitors adhere to company safety regulations and requirements on the section.
  • Attend daily shift meetings.
  • Ensure a proper shift hand over when going on or off shift.
  • Be active involved in equipment & production on shift in the relevant area of responsibility.
  • Drive 100% equipment / process availability on section during shift.
  • Support the achievement of production targets are met daily / monthly.
  • Ensure proper standard operation of equipment on section.
  • Ensure no time delay's in production during starting and or stoppage.
  • Support the operation of the section within the set parameters and instructions
  • Report all deviations in process flow to the process operator
  • Report all downtime during shift to the process operator
  • Report all unsafe conditions to process operator.
  • Ensure good communication with co-workers during shift.
  • Ensure that safety standards are met.
  • To perform any reasonable task as instructed by the Shift Controller in any other section.
  • Take active part in the relevant mine, plant or equipment training programs or cross training in other sections as indicated by the Training Officer.
  • Ensure good housekeeping and all cleaning work in the section.


  • A minimum of a grade 12 certificate with credits in mathematics and/ or science.
  • Valid drivers' license
  • Experience:
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a Concentrator or related field
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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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