FQM Planner Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Planner Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Planner”. Applicants with A Grade 12 Certificate may apply on or before 22 September 2022.

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FQM Planner Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 06 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Planner to be based in Solwezi, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Planner
Location Solwezi, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Grade 12 Certificate
Experience Required Minimum (3) years
Application Deadline 22 September 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Purpose: To diligently execute maintenance planning functions according to instructions and prescribed standards ensuring that optimum equipment availability and reliability is realised in the Milling/Grinding section

Key Responsibilities:

  • This 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.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities in the New Mills, Old Mills and Pebble Crushers to ensure minimum interruption to the production process, while ensuring that work performed maximizes operational run time
  • Compiling schedules for new equipment in line with OEM recommendations and RCM principles and uploading into the ERP system for the above 4 sections
  • Planning and Scheduling of daily, Weekly, Monthly and other scheduled Maintenance including Shutdowns for the mentioned sections. Through interaction with operations and maintenance personnel ensure that the most cost effective and efficient solution is arrived at for maintenance.
  • Making follow-ups on the work Orders waiting parts in collaboration with the expediting officer
  • Work with the Procurement Department when preparing bill of materials or project budgets and manage within the confines of the established budget.
  • Ensuring the timely availability of spares for scheduled maintenance. Raising of ANSIs (Application for non-stock items) for the above sections
  • Conducting Planning Meetings with other stakeholders in the section
  • Raising and closing of work orders in the ERP maintenance module
  • Preparing and presenting weekly and monthly performance reports & any other reports and analysis as may be required or that can bring excellence to the section/department.
  • Performing RCFA on equipment failures and chairing analysis meetings
  • Ensure the accuracy of the ERP Maintenance module database, task list, equipment history, spares lists, and Applied Parts Lists (APLs).


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of a Craft Certificate in Mechanical or related Engineering Field
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)


  • Minimum (3) years maintenance planning and engineering experience in the mining industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness.
  • Experience in managing costs and budgeting
  • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement ideas

Other Details

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

How to Apply FQM Planner 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: 22 September 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.