Engineer, Operational Readiness & Optimisation at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

Kalumbila, Full Time

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)
Location: Zambia
State: Kalumbila
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Engineering Jobs in Zambia – First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

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 œFirst 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. Thats how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.
Job description:
Overall Job Purpose
The role is a transitional role supporting the development and optimisation of the Enterprise Nickel project. It requires exposure to mining activities and is divided into two parts:
(1) operational readiness and general project engineering during the initial project phase of the Enterprise Nickel deposit.
(2) transition into operations means the role moves towards an operational excellence and optimisation role through the realisation and support of continuous improvement projects.
Specific Job Responsibility

Implementation Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure measurable and progress are in place in order to support the mine site operations through the information systems.
– Support problem solving and implementation planning through the application of an in depth understanding of the mining business, and key cost and business drivers.
– Ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety legal requirements
– Establish the Enterprise Project capability to provide the expected operational deliverables through the deployment of the relevant enabling systems such as operating systems, maintenance systems, support systems, operator training systems, and setting the context for an efficient operation.
– Support the Project team through the development, maintenance and control of change management systems, knowledge management systems and project monitoring and control systems.
– At all times strive to implement a sturdy Operations basis ultimately enhancing the attainment of Operational Excellence
Interact with other stakeholders such as support departments and corporate support to track and monitor their operational readiness programs, and provide coaching assistance where necessary.
Provide direct support to field operatives during the ramp up phase.
Provide support to the project team during construction and commissioning phase.
Assist in developing and/or maintaining any relevant project management tools ensuring control of scope, time, cost, resourcing, risk, procurement and communications.
Develop and nurture strong relationships with all stakeholders on the nickel value chain, nurturing a ˜team environment with mining, geology, mine planning, maintenance, maintenance planning, metallurgists/plant ops, logistics and data systems; Take ownership in developing these interactions to the benefit of the team and the operation.
Develop with the relevant resources the use of modern data techniques to support the operational readiness and the operational systems along the value chain.
Identify, budget, cost, implement and monitor the development of subprojects enhancing compliance, cost, performance and/or quality
Lead continuous improvement projects by planning, leading and facilitating improvement projects including Six Sigma and LEAN (Kaïzens) or any mixed methodology within the project pipeline.
Ensure the respective Management Plans align with KMLs goals, objectives and vision.
Support the Mine Sites Continuous Improvement teams in providing coaching and direction, as well as developing and achieving the overall strategy and goals of the mines sites.
Support the development and monitoring budgets to ensure operating margins are met and recommend and implement corrective actions to ensure production objectives and quality solutions are implemented.
Interact and collaborate with the mines site and senior corporate management within KML to support the overall goals of the corporation.
Work with operating departments in the evaluation of ideas, apply organiza