Technical Advisor job at First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Vacancy title:
Technical Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Construction , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, July 24 2023 

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

Date Posted: Monday, July 10 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Purpose of the role
The Komatsu Mechanical Technical Advisor is responsible for specialised maintenance of Komatsu Loading Units. He or she will support a core team of technicians to meet maintenance key performance indicators (KPIs). Included in the list of KPIs is:
• To minimize unplanned downtime. Target hours to first fault after service must be above 75 hours.
• To lead root cause analyses of failures and coordinate and track plans to prevent them thereafter. The target mean time between failures must be above 50 hours.
• Lead operational safety of maintenance crews to achieve 0 LTIs and 0 accidents.
• Optimize planned maintenance services to facilitate 0 delays on services.

Job & Candidate Requirements

• Degree/Diploma (or working towards one) in Mechanical/Millwright with extensive field experience in the mechanical maintenance of mobile mining equipment.
• Extensive hands-on experience with most of the following equipment:
Komatsu PC5500 and PC8000 Shovels and excavators
• Experience in the following Equipment is an advantage:
Caterpillar CAT7495 Rope Shovels Liebherr R9250 and R9100 Excavators
• At least 10 years of experience in Hydraulics: Knowledgeable in Hydraulics principles, hydraulic components identification and operational principles, read hydraulics schematics, knowledgeable in Electro-hydraulic systems, troubleshooting, defect identification by using reading hydraulic instruments and hydraulics schematics, servicing of hydraulics components.
• Training/Experience in / Knowledge of Maintenance Supervision, Total Process Reliability, Microsoft Project, 6-sigma, etc. is an added advantage
• Experience in using engineering management software Pronto.
• At least 10 years in a hydraulic technician role. Supervisory Experience is an advantage.
• Must have a valid driver’s licence

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide insightful technical and logistical support.
• Guide the Maintenance and repair organization with updated performance/execution information, KPIs and management recommendations.
• Support the continuous improvement processes and initiatives and lead the defect elimination processes across the department.
• Ensure all maintenance tasks are carried out as per the OEM recommendations and/or management through the standard KML Change management procedure.
• Provide practical training and mentoring to subordinates, including ongoing training and development, performance management, conflict management and crisis management.
• Ensuring the right people are in the right job as well as putting in place a succession plan for all positions.

Behavioural Traits:
• Must be of sound mind.
• Must be responsible, focused and self – motivated.
• Ability to interact with people and work cohesively with them.
• Must physically be capable of using and moving equipment and tools.
• Must be able to work under minimal supervision and pressure.
• Good report writing and presentation skills.
• Fluent English speaker.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, July 24 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-07-2066
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