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Mine Projects and Field Engineer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Operation Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, Zambia
Region:
North Western Zambia
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
17-Mar-17
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
498333

<p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Reporting into Mine Manager, the Mine Projects and Field Engineer will be responsible for Mine Projects and assisting in Field operations for the new position of Mine Manager under the Mining Operations.</span></p><div><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br></span></div><div><strong style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; color: rgb(112, 118, 180) !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Location:</strong><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </span><span class="location" style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)  </span><strong style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; color: rgb(112, 118, 180) !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Site:</strong><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Sentinel</span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br></span></div><div><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 23.6922px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;">Develop a safe - and practical - short to medium term mine plan and manage the tactical execution of the plan and schedule, aiming for continuous improvement to the mine plan</span></p><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 23.6922px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"><br style="box-sizing: border-box;"></span></div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 23.6922px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;">Key Responsibilities: </span></div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 23.6922px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><ul style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Set-up and Develop mine planning process at Kalumbila mineral ltd</li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Implement and manage planning and reconciliation functions (including periodic meetings)</li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Establish and maintain mine planning data repository</li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Collaborate with operations -, geology -, maintenance - and processing sections</li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Improve company profitability by enhanced mine planning techniques and execution</li></ul><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;">Qualifications:</div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"> </div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;">      Qualification in mining engineering </div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"> </div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;">Experience & Skills:</div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"><ul style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px;"><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">10 years experience in mining industry </li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Power user of Surpac- and MineSched mine planning packages </li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Strong 3D analytical thinking and  spatial perception ability</li></ul><div style="box-sizing: border-box;">Behavioural Traits:</div></div><div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px;"><ul style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px;"><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Highly detailed- oriented and process driven</li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Strong team and communication abilities </li><li style="box-sizing: border-box;">Motivated towards continual improvement of systems and processes</li></ul><div style="box-sizing: border-box;"><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px;">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.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px;">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.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px;">With a strategic plan to produce more than 1.3 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.</p></div></div></div></div><div><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 16px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br></span></div>

Closing Date:
14/04/2017

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