FQM Nickel Processing Metallurgist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Nickel Processing Metallurgist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Nickel Processing Metallurgist”. Applicants with A Full grade twelve (G12) certificate may apply on or before 28 July 2022.

FQM Nickel Processing Metallurgist Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 19 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Nickel Processing Metallurgist to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Nickel Processing Metallurgist
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Full grade twelve (G12) certificate
Experience Required At least 1 – 2 years
Application Deadline 28 July 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Overall Job Purpose: to be responsible for providing metallurgical guidance, conducting production support test work where required, metallurgical measurements in the plant, ensuring metallurgical key performance indicators (KPIs) are available, reported and analysed on a daily basis – aimed at improving plant performance. The role will carry out tasks allocated by the Senior Metallurgist in the context of assessing performance of the nickel processing plant with the final objective of effectively contributing to the plant meeting production and performance targets; participating and leading process performance analysis and improvement initiatives.

Specific Job Responsibility:

  • Identifying, analysing, troubleshooting, understanding and developing solutions to both emergent problems and opportunities.
  • Lead the identification, detailed planning and high-quality execution of metallurgical projects to optimise the process plant performance.
  • Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the nickel plant.
  • Consistently deliver and exceed the main KPI’s of timely (sampling, analysis and reporting) and accurate metallurgical analysis.
  • Developing operating methods and standard operating procedures related to operational, metallurgical and process engineering tasks.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to the operations team to achieve plant production targets.
  • Monitoring and reporting on short term metallurgical events and implement control strategies, including optimizing addition rates, and monitoring the consumption of all concentrator reagents.
  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects.
  • Facilitate data acquisition, warehousing, accessibility, distribution, and analytics.
  • Control and reduce operational costs.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Full grade twelve (G12) certificate.
  • A degree in extractive metallurgy, mineral processing or related field.
  • Manual SADC class B driver’s licence preferred.
  • EIZ membership eligibility.


  • At least 1 – 2 years’ experience in mineral processing is preferred but not essential.
  • Nickel flotation and talc removal circuit experience is advantageous.

Other Details

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

How to Apply FQM Nickel Processing Metallurgist Jobs 2022

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

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The Closing Date: 28 July 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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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.