Analyst

FQM

Requisition Number: 501884
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Solwezi
Site: Kansanshi
Categories: Engineering

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

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

  • Conduct routine analysis of copper shipments
  • Prepare and standardise reagents.
  • Analyse special samples
  • Analysis of QA/QC samples
  • Analysis of Toll treatment samples
  • Read samples on the AAS instrument.
  • Analysis of mining samples
  • Analyse plant/control samples
  • Perform any other work as instructed by the superiors

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Lab Tech Certificate
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a mining set up

Behavioural Traits

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving quantity
  • Driving attendance



Operational Requirements

  • Computer Literate
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System

Beware of imposters who call applicants purporting to be HR Officers and requesting money for work. First Quantum Minerals does not request applicants to pay any fees for possible placement within FQM in Zambia. Please report any activities of this nature to the Zambian Police and Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), and in addition call and inform FQM Security at Kansanshi on 0966154417 and +260 212 658444.

Advertised: 14 Nov 2017 FLE Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Nov 2017 FLE Standard Time

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://careers.first-quantum.com/cw/en/job/501884/analyst →

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