Maintenance Planner at First Quantum Minerals

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 000

First Quantum Minerals

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

To diligently execute maintenance planning functions according to established procedures, OEM recommendations, and company policies, ensuring optimal equipment availability, reliability, and operational efficiency within assigned sections.

Key responsibilities

•    Planning & Scheduling :
o    Compile and upload Schedules for new and existing Equipment into the ERP system (e.g., SAP, Pronto), adhering to OEM recommendations, RCM principles, and company maintenance standards.
o    Plan and Schedule Daily, weekly, monthly, and shutdown maintenance activities for assigned sections, minimizing production disruptions and maximizing operational run time, while complying with all relevant safety regulations and environmental protocols.
o    Collaborate with Operations and maintenance personnel to optimize maintenance solutions for cost-effectiveness and efficiency, considering company budget constraints and resource limitations.

•    Grade 12 Certificate
•    Minimum of a Technician or Diploma in any Engineering Field
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills

•    Minimum experience 2 – 3 years
•    Proven experience in a large-scale copper mining operation (advantageous)
•    Proficiency in ERP systems (e.g., SAP)
•    Experience with PRONTO maintenance software (advantageous)

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