Supervisor, Crusher job at First Quantum Minerals
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Vacancy title:
Supervisor, Crusher

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, March 15 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 04 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job description:
Overall Job Purpose
• As a key member of the Crushing team and reporting into the Superintendent Crushing, the Shift Supervisor Secondary Crushing is accountable for the effective and efficient field operation under secondary crushing and the role covers secondary crushers, conveyors from Pit Top Bin conveyors up to stockpile and pebble conveyor 2 all the way to the transfer station with specific focus to maximise production and minimise costs, while ensuring operational sustainability;
• Direct accountability for performance of field crushing operators, assistant operators and control room operators;
• The role has a focus on minute-hourly-daily basis.

Specific Job Responsibility
• The role has direct equipment accountability from the two secondary crushers, one pebble crusher to the secondary discharge conveyor, including ancillary equipment and area specific services & utilities;
• Understand and execute accountabilities of legal appointment under Zambian Mining Regulations;
• Maintain safety of self, subordinates and others in Milling area;
• Ensure strict compliance to HSE standards, drive compliance training for all crew members;
• Ensure all incidents are reported promptly;
• Must be walking the plant more, engaging our operators, enforcing agreed strategy and driving performance monitoring and housekeeping.;
• Oversee real-time operations to deliver and exceed the KPI’s of secondary and pebble crusher throughput, utilisation and routine work compliance;
• Ensure all routine tasks, including field check-sheets and equipment inspections are conducted in a timely and accurate manner;
• Execute the daily operating instructions from section leadership and the support from the Technical team;
• Work collaboratively with, Production Coordinator Secondary Crushing, Primary Crushing Supervisor, Shift Senior Supervisors on back shifts, crusher Top PIC’s and Mine Production Coordinator to maximise secondary crushing throughput;

Job Specific Competencies
• On duty timely, documented and accurate shift handovers – reporting performance KPI’s, tasks performed, equipment status and focus items;
• Diagnose plant defects and ensure they are immediately addressed;
• Liaise with Primary Crushing supervisors, Control Room Operator, Milling Supervisor, Flotation Supervisor, and Shift Senior Supervisor to deliver section requirements in the context of the whole plant;
• Escalate all downtimes to the Production Coordinator Secondary Crushing and Shift Maintenance Supervisor;
• Support maintenance in the delivery of their tasks;
• Provide timely and accurate permitting and access to maintenance and projects;
• Ensure team members only conduct activities for which they are trained, competent and authorised to do;
• Continuously track the attendance, location and activity of all team members;
• Manage team manning levels to deliver operational requirements and instructions;
• Manage team member training and coaching to ensure required competencies and behaviours;
• Immediately address substandard behaviours and performance of team members;
• Control and reduce operational costs;
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the Superintendent Crushing.

Key Job Attributes
• Commitment to SHE performance;
• Strong drive to maximise safe production with good understanding of drivers within the crushing and conveying circuits;
• Personal sense of equipment ownership and accountability;
• Ability to and passion for leading and supervising people;
• Ability to task assign, follow up and manage;
• Ability to build working relations and coordinate different operating disciplines;
• Ability to work and manage problems/actions across the timeframe of one shift;
• Possess ability to analyse and understand metallurgical & equipment information;
• Good verbal and written communication skills;
• Persistent, diligent and thorough in approach;
• Be enthusiastic and pro-active in manner;
• Firm and fair in managing team members.

Experience required to perform in this job
• A minimum of 5 years of direct experience in operational roles of crushing & mineral processing circuits;
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience at a Supervisory level;
• Significant experience in a large, complex base metals processing plant(s);
• Copper concentrator experience highly regarded;
• Computer proficiency (MS Office).

• Grade twelve (12) certificate
• At least a Diploma/ Degree Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering
• Eligibility to hold legal appointment as defined by the Mining Regulations of Zambia.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, March 15 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 04-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-03-2066
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