FQM Chemist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Chemist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Chemist”. Applicants with A Full grade 12 certificate may apply on or before 10 August 2022.

FQM Chemist Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 28 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Chemist to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Chemist
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Full grade 12 certificate
Experience Required A minimum of 5 years
Application Deadline 10 August 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Overall Job Purpose:

  • Reporting to the Chief Chemist, the Chemist is responsible for supervising and ensuring accurate analysis of all submitted samples from Enterprise and Sentinel operations to enable teams make informed decisions with regards to monitoring and smooth running of Departmental Operations.
  • The Chemist is also responsible for effective running of respective crew in relation to work out, discipline and adherence to established Standard Operating Procedures, Laboratory rules and Company Policies.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ensure that all personnel and visitors adhere to company safety regulations and requirements of the section.
  • Prepare, chair and attend daily shift meetings.
  • Ensure all completed sample batches are promptly exported to the control room.
  • Investigate all sudden erroneous numbers away from trends on all clientele reports and maintain records.
  • Verify and approve all clientele sample analysis in Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and arrange re-tests for batches that have failed Quality Assurance and validation acceptable criteria.
  • Ensure adherence to machine schedule.
  • Prioritize workloads and ensure that turnaround time obligations on analysis are met.
  • Continuous training of all new personnel on all procedural analyses and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) related activities.
  • Ensure adequate use of reference standards materials on each batch.
  • Ensure good housekeeping of machinery and work areas, on a shiftly basis.
  • Have skills in instrument trouble shooting.
  • Ensure Operational Standardization and calibration the all analytical equipment before use.
  • Ensure all instruments are clean and maintained on a daily basis before and after use.
  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Prioritize workloads and ensure that turnaround time obligations on analysis are met.
  • Ensure good communication with co-workers and superiors during shift.
  • Uphold discipline in respective crews
  • Ensuring that duties are performed according to accepted standards and regulations.
  • Providing timely and accurate support.
  • To perform any reasonable task as instructed by the supervisor/ chief Chemist


  • Full grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum of BSc. Chemistry or its equivalent


  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in a Mine Site Laboratory
  • Possess Good Reporting skills
  • Good interpersonal Skills
  • Proficiency in Microscope packages such as Excel, Work, PowerPoint, Access etc.
  • First aid training

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FQM Chemist Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 10 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
Job Advertisement Download
Official Website www.first-quantum.com

About Us!

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian-based mining and metals company whose principal activities include mineral exploration, development and mining. Its main product is copper, which accounts for 80% of revenues as of 2016.