Operator, Control Room – Casting Wheel

Full Time

Department: Smelter – Process

Section: Secondary Smelting

The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Key Responsibilities


Ensuring safety to yourself & all personnel in the shift
Ensuring safety of equipment in the shift
PPE compliance to yourself, all subordinates and contractor employees
Timely information/reporting to Shift Controller for issuance of safety PPE
Report all non-conformances to Shift Controller
Trial of equipment if standing idle for long time for safe working once started e.g. casting wheel simulation etc.
Conduct 5 minutes safety talk

Ensuring good housekeeping around the section/area
Implement standards in housekeeping

Detailed handing and taking over shift and not to leave workplace without proper relieving of shift
Coordination with service/maintenance agency/personnel
Informing to your Shift Controller for any unlawful activity around your area
Coordination with Shift Controller & Field Operators
Coordination with anode furnace DCS operators, utilities and other related departments
Intimating the process deviation to the sectional in charges
Planning for anode casting and preparation for casting
Ensuring 100% availability of the casting wheel
Maintaining all the process parameters as per SOPs
Meeting day to day production plan
Fore seeing and planning of operations to avoid down times
Reporting to the Shift Controller and get specific instructions regarding current process conditions
Trouble shooting operational issues in the shifts and keep the production cycle on
Takes care of field activities when there is no casting to run the shift smoothly
Strict adherence to the SOPs
Participating in improvement plans, suggestion schemes, cost saving campaigns & other company’s & self driven projects
Timely reporting to Shift controller for high consumption, stock out of critical items for timely action
Control or suggestion to control the cost, quality and process efficiency
Maintaining the log sheets and reports up to date
Filling of Mining Regulations register & track any abnormalities
Any information other than mentioned shall immediately come under notice to Shift controller or Shift supervisor

Timely starting of casting and reduce the intermediate time between each casting
Monitoring equipment & process
Monitoring & timely action on deviation of the respective area process parameters
Timely preparation for casting
Ensure casting rate and anode quality is maintained according to business plan
Timely intimation to the respective Shift controllers and respective field operators for prompt action
Adherence to the SOPs
Any other process parameters other than mentioned; which can improve/control/save company’s assets shall be viewed on day-to-day basis
Full Grade 12 certificate
Diploma/Degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Equivalent.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in the operation of Casting Wheel
Proficient in the use of computers and standard computer applications such as Microsoft Excel

Sound communication skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely
Responsible and punctual approach to work
Ability to follow instructions and to give instructions where required
Good at implementing changes in operating practice
Systematic monitoring and assessment skills

High level of knowledge of plant equipment items and process
Good problem solving ability
EIZ and /or ERB
MS office proficient
DCS system

Application email or URL: https://www.first-quantum.com/English/careers/search-jobs/default.aspx#JR918_1604987398