FQM Comminution Senior Metallurgist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Comminution Senior Metallurgist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Comminution Senior Metallurgist”. Applicants with A Grade 12 Certificate may apply on or before 14 September 2022.

FQM Comminution Senior Metallurgist Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 08 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Comminution Senior Metallurgist to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Comminution Senior Metallurgist
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Grade 12 Certificate
Experience Required A minimum of 5 years
Application Deadline 14 September 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Overall Job Purpose:

  • As a key member of the Processing Technical team and reporting into the Superintendent Technical, the Senior Metallurgist Comminution is accountable to define, implement, monitor & report on the Comminution plant process strategy to optimise metallurgical performance.
  • The ‘technical process’ owner of the Comminution section.
  • The role has a focus on daily-weekly-monthly optimisation.

Specific Job Responsibility:

  • Understand and execute accountabilities of legal appointment under Zambian Mining Regulations.
  • The role has accountability for the optimisation of the Comminution metallurgical process including crusher and mill liner design/performance, grinding media management and power consumption.
  • Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within section.
  • Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
  • Define and implement the comminution metallurgical process strategy.
  • Consistently deliver and exceed the main KPIs of throughput, float feed particle size, crusher CSS optimisation, comminution power optimisation and maintenance of fully functional expert system.
  • Directly participate in the daily & weekly work activities of the processing plant, serving as technical support to operations personnel to enhance performance.


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Extractive Metallurgy or Mineral Processing or related field.
  • Eligibility for membership of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ), and to hold relevant legal appointment as defined by the Mining Regulations of Zambia


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in large, complex metallurgical process operations.
  • Direct experience in plant technical metallurgist / engineering roles with specific experience in base metal crushing & milling (SAG/Ball).
  • Experience in process control systems, process information databases (ie PI Process Book) and metallurgical optimization required.

Other Details

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

How to Apply FQM Comminution Senior Metallurgist 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: 14 September 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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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.