FQM Coordinator Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Coordinator Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia programme looking for “Coordinator“. Applicants with a Minimum of a Degree in Mechanical Engineering may apply on or before June 14, 2021.

First Quantum is a global copper company. We produce copper in the form of concentrate, cathode and anode, and have inventories of nickel, gold and cobalt. We operate long life mines in several countries and employ approximately 20,000 people world-wide.

FQM Coordinator Jobs 2021

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 1st June 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Coordinator to be based in Solwezi, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Coordinator, Mechanical – Oxygen Plant Utilities & Services
Location Solwezi, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Minimum of a Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Experience Required Minimum of 5 years
Application Deadline June 14, 2021

FQM Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: A good job description starts with an attention-grabbing summary of the position and its role within your company. Your summary should provide an overview of your company and expectations for the position. Outline the types of activities and responsibilities required for the job so job seekers can determine if they are qualified, or if the job is suitable for them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, formulate and continuously review the targets for the mechanical department to achieve the business objectives and manage the performance results to achieve the targets and plans in the area of his appointment.
  • Review the ordering of all mechanical spares procured with the objective of eliminating the risk of operational downtime in case of equipment/component failure
  • Asses the mechanical asset inventory/equipment and systems and develop the maintenance systems to achieve the availability for meeting the business objectives
  • Through the inventory assessment and maintenance plans develop and implement the operating and capital refurbishment budgets for the mechanical asset/equipment base of the section under your control
  • Manage the mechanical asset/equipment base in his/her area to achieve their designed capacity and where required schedule and execute the periodical refurbishment to restore them to their required operating integrity within the operational needs
  • Manage the mechanical department in effectively assisting the Area Mechanical Superintendent with the new installations and commissioning of equipment and systems in his/her area
  • Oversee and Monitor the planning and execution of the mechanical discipline for the routine smelter maintenance shutdowns in his/her area
  • Regularly review and document the mechanical engineering discipline Strategy for alignment to the business objectives
  • Manage all mechanical resources to ensure strict adherence to sound management principles for the effective and efficient execution of maintenance activities to achieve maximum plant availability at the lowest practically achievable cost
  • Continuously monitor and manage the mechanical department resources for strict adherence to the relevant engineering standards and specifications and execute appropriate actions for non-compliance
  • Through effective leadership/mentorship cultivate, nurture and foster an enabling and continuous improvement climate/culture
  • Manage the continuous improvement in the mechanical department through operational excellence.


  • G12 Certificate a must
  • Minimum of a Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Must be a member of EIZ/ERB or an equivalent engineering regulatory body.
  • Previous Appointment as an Engineer in a Smelter would be an advantage.


  • Preference will be given for experience as an Engineer Oxygen Plant and Utilities Operations for at least 5 years in the mining industry.

Extensive experience with

  • Oxygen Plants, Utilities & Services operations
  • Multistage Turbine and screw air compressors
  • Pumps
  • Turbo Expanders
  • Low pressure turbine air blowers
  • Water treatment plants
  • HFO and Diesel Fuel Distribution Systems
  • Asset Management knowledge and experience a must
  • Project Management qualification will be an added advantage

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Categories: Smelter
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FQM Coordinator Jobs 2021

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: June 14, 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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