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Operations Specialist - Bolt On

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Metallurgist Jobs
Copper, Molybdenum
Panama All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

Key Accountabilities and Challenges:

* Crushing : Technologies in this area include 4 x in-pit 63' Primary Gyratory Crushers, 4 x 2.5 MW Cone Secondary Cone Crushers and 4 x 1 MW Pebble Crushers.
* Milling: Technologies in this area include 3 x gearless 40' SAG mills operating in SABC mode with associated 26' Ball mills; installed milling power is 150MW.
* Flotation (Copper & Molybdenum): Technologies is this area include large-scale conventional flotation plant (600m3 cells), column flotation (5m diameter), 3 x 5MW vertical stirred re-grinding mills, large conventional thickeners and pressure filters.
* The role has responsibility to train and develop the applicable Shift Supervisor, Control Room Operators and Operational teams in the technical, equipment, operational, management tasks and expected behaviours of their roles.
* Develop and implement both theoretical and practical standard operating procedures and training materials.
* Assess skills and capabilities of operational team members while providing on the job training.
* Complete the appropriate formal competency assessments.
* Maintain accurate and comprehensive training and coaching records.
* Coach team to maintain HSE & housekeeping standards.
* Provide guidance and training on:
* correct equipment monitoring, operation and maintenance.
* routine tasks, including field check-sheets and equipment inspections.
* plant defect identification and corrective actions.
* Facilitate coordinated training activities with the relevant Supervisors, the Control Room and Operators.
* Provide guidance and practical assistance to the operations team.


* A relevant qualification in Mineral Processing or related field highly regarded.


* Minimum of 10 years of direct experience in specific plant equipment.
* Minimum 5 years of training & development experience.


* Fluency in Spanish is required and competency in English highly regarded.

Working Conditions:

* Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as 2-year fixed term FIFO.
* Work hours and rosters may vary as required by the business.

Closing Date:

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