Supervisor, Fabrication and Boiler Making

Supervisor, Fabrication and Boiler Making

Requisition Number: 502896
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Services

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is an established and growing mining and metals company currently operating four mines and developing projects worldwide. Our aim is to become a globally diversified mining and metals company.

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.



We currently produce copper cathode, copper in concentrate, nickel, gold and sulphuric acid.

First Quantum’s current operations are the Kansanshi copper-gold mine in Zambia, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania, the Kevitsa nickel-copper-PGE mine in Finland and the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Australia.

When our current projects are in operation, we expect we will be able to triple our annual copper production capacity and be positioned within the world’s 10 largest copper producers.

Sentinel is the first mine to be developed at the Trident project in the North Western Province of Zambia. The project comprises five large-scale mining licences and significant geological potential exists for expansion of operations, including the Enterprise nickel mine announced in December 2012. First Quantum is investing US$1.725-billion at the Sentinel mine and construction remains on time and on budget. Plant commissioning will commence in mid-2014 and copper production is expected reach 280 – 300,000 tonnes per annum.




  • Craft Certificate in Metal Fabrication. Metal Fabrication Technician Certificate will be an added advantage
  • Must be in possession of a valid Driving License
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia

Experience & Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years of direct experience in operational roles of Boiler making and Fabrication;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience at a Supervisory level;
  • Significant experience working in the Mining Maintenance Workshop will be an added advantage
  • Should have knowledge of Pronto


Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and execute accountabilities of legal appointment under Zambian Mining Regulations;
  • Ensure that workshop and fabrication equipment is available and well maintained.
  • Manage the crews on various tasks both at the Mine Maintenance Workshop and the Mine Pit.
  • To lead and guide individuals in their everyday tasks to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge.
  • Develop the Workshop artisans and assist them reach their potential.
  • Maintain safety of self, subordinates and others.
  • Ensure strict compliance to Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported promptly.
  • Maintain a very high standard of housekeeping
  • Oversee real-time operations to deliver and exceed the KPI’s


  • Work collaboratively with other Shift Senior Supervisors to meet set targets
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow method statements and procedures. Competent in reading and understanding specifications, drawings, and all other discipline r and engineering documentation.
  • Conduct timely, documented and accurate shift handovers – reporting performance KPI’s, tasks performed, equipment status and focus items;
  • 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;
  • Immediately address substandard behaviours and performance of team members;
  • Control and reduce operational costs;


  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor – Boiler making and Fabrication

Behavioral Traits

  • 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.


Advertised: FLE Standard Time
Applications close: FLE Standard Time


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ESH Coordinator

ESH Coordinator-Zambia

About the Role:

Environmental, Safety, and Health Coordinators are core leaders in supporting Monsanto’s values of safety and health. ESH Generalists provide direction, support, and training relative to Monsanto and governing agencies Environmental, Safety, and Health policies. As a team their focus is to encourage a positive and proactive atmosphere for safe behaviors on and off the job

Specific Functions

Provide advice and assist line management to ensure that an effective ESH Management System is implemented and working



Implement and maintain systems and standards to effectively manage ESH at the location.

Ensure compliance to all relevant ESH legislation, Monsanto requirements and certification standard requirements.

Provide guidance and direction as necessary in ESH programs to employees to ensure a common and effective approach.

Promote safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety policies, guidelines and procedures as set out by the Company.


Assist in the identification of hazards, evaluating the risk, developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent or minimize exposure and audit the plan to ensure its effectiveness.

Maintain up to date Job Safety Analysis(JSA) and RA for all areas, jobs and equipment.

Develop, implement and maintain the Site Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans.

Participate and Coordinate ESH Reviews and Management of Change Reviews


Ensure that contractor personnel working at the location are in compliance with legislative and Monsanto ESH requirements and maintain necessary documents and records related to Contractor management.

Perform and contribute to the Site training plans by developing and maintaining training matrix for all job levels, scheduling and monitoring training, conducting employee orientations, conducting emergency response training and coordinating training programs at the location.

Schedule and coordinate inspections and audits by appointed site personnel, certifying bodies and corporate structures.


Develop and monitor corrective action lists to address shortfalls and improvements.

Coordinate with appointed responsible personnel on correction of deficiencies/shortfalls.

Report incidents in GIR system and lead incident investigations. Depict the incident including the causal factors in a SnapChart.

Maintain records of audits, inspections, reports, certifications, permits, etc. related to ESH.

Maintain filing systems regarding worker ESH records including training records medical fitness certificates.


Support site manager to develop and implement Regional and Site ESH Goals.

Arrange and facilitate regular safety and management meetings. Minutes of the meetings must be compiled and the outcomes of the meetings must be actioned, monitored and followed-up to ensure proper compliance.

Develop, monitor and track performance indices and report statistics.

Compile and submit ESH reports to management.


Desired Qualifications, Experience and Skills set;

  • Bsc in Environmental Science & Technology or Bsc in Environmental Health or other related fields
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar position and direct practice in safety systems management, occupational health and environment.
  • Experience in Supervising or management of production operations or manufacture
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Computer Skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint, outlook, vision, SAP)
  • People management/supervisory skills
  • Communications skills (Excellent verbal and written)
  • Internal business administration knowledge
  • Creative and innovative


Organization:Asia Africa Supply Chain51012608_

Title:ESH Coordinator-Zambia


Requisition ID:01OI1

Job:Environmental, Safety & Health


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Centre Manager (Property management / Retail / Centre management)

Job description

Reference Number: RSB


Job Description

A Commercial Real Estate & Property related solutions company is looking to put in place a Centre manager to be based in Lusaka. This individual will be responsible for the full management of the Centre, including financial management, optimization of all trading opportunities & management of all tenants & contractors.



  • To manage a Centre by optimizing all trading opportunities, including lease agreements.
  • Ensuring that the portfolio financial performance remains sound.
  • Optimizing the building’s income stream by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with tenants, manage and control personnel, service contractors, repairs, revamps, tenant installations, inspections and general building administration.


  • This individual will be Profit responsible.
  • Manage the Total expense account of a building including all repairs and service contracts, Project Management expenses, Replacement/selling of equipment , Allowances

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the property / Centre management industry.
  • Minimum qualification grade 12.
  • A Business (Marketing) or a Property related tertiary qualification would be a recommendation.
  • Retail experience essential.
  • Budgeting & Financial Management knowledge required.
  • IT literacy (MS Office suite, SAP) is essential.
  • Driver’s license required.


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Robin Botha

Recruitment Consultant


CA Global Finance

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