FQM Laboratory Analyst Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

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

FQM Laboratory Analyst Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 01 August 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Laboratory Analyst to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Laboratory Analyst
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification grade 12 certificate
Experience Required At least one (1) year
Application Deadline 10 August 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Overall Job Purpose: To perform different types of analysis on all Plant control, Environmental, Metallurgical, Oil samples, InterLab and Daily metal sale  samples as per laid down procedures so as to provide quality control operations and provide a satisfactory service to the user department.

Specific Job Responsibility:

  • 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.
  • Be able to understand a written standard operating procedure (SOP) and effect it.
  • Carry out elemental and chemical analysis, viscosity measurement and particle size analysis in all oil samples.
  • Carry out carbon and sulphur analysis using both the Leco and Eltra Machines
  • Carry out Copper, iron, nickel cobalt, manganese, aluminium analyses by AAS and XRF machines
  • Carry out insols by gravimetric and XRF methods
  • Carry out copper analyses by both auto and manual titration method.
  • Be able to analyse physical parameters in the of water samples.
  • Carry out dust and bacteriological tests in water samples.
  • Have skills in instrument trouble shooting.
  • Standardize and calibrate the all analytical equipment.
  • Daily progress report of samples tested.
  • Clean and maintain the instruments on a daily basis before and after use.
  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Manage and maintain good housekeeping of the laboratory working bench surfaces and rooms.
  • 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 the section.
  • Ensuring that duties are performed according to accepted standards and regulations.
  • Providing timely and accurate support.
  • To perform any reasonable task as instructed by Shift Chemist/Chief Chemist


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum Qualification should be Diploma in Laboratory Science
  • Diploma or Degree in Chemistry is an added advantage.
  • Training in Quality Systems


  • A minimum of 1-year relevant experience in the Laboratory
  • First aid training
  • Training in LIMS
  • Training in Quality Systems.

Other Details

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

How to Apply FQM Laboratory Analyst 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
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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.