Planning Clerk at First Quantum Minerals(FQM)

  • Full Time
  • Kalumbila, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

First Quantum Minerals(FQM)

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:

Overall Job Purpose:

As the Maintenance Planning Administrator, you will maintain the quality and integrity of the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system by entering accurate data that supports effective reporting and decision-making. You will also be responsible for organizing and indexing all maintenance-related documents, such as work orders, manuals, drawings, charts, etc., and ensuring their easy accessibility within the Maintenance Planning Office.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Accurately collect and capture data pertaining to key equipment in line with the work management procedure.
  • Act as interface between operations and maintenance by raising work requests and ensuring they are scheduled by the Planner.
  • Raise work requests, work orders and close when executed in Pronto (CMMS) system and ensure their proper documentation and disposition as per work management procedure.
  • Validate data indicating discrepancies, execute timeous collection of work orders and ensure the accuracy of PM related data.
  • Maintain and manage inventory records of maintenance-related materials, equipment and tools on completed work orders and tag and return unused or repairable parts to warehouse.
  • Scan and attach completed work orders to Pronto and perform general office duties such as photocopying, binding documents, etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to health, safety, and environmental responsibility by ensuring compliance with all Trident and First Quantum Minerals Standards and Procedures.
  • Assist in providing a safe working environment for the team and demonstrate commitment through personal behaviour, and the identification of the significant health and safety risks.

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project is added advantage.
  • CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems), preferably Pronto

Key Job Attributes:

  • Ability to read and understand reference maintenance manuals
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to process large volumes of data
  • Able to take direction but exercise independent thought and judgment
  • Able to be effective and to manage multiple tasks and relationships in a team-oriented environment.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision

Experience required to perform in this job:

  • Minimum (2) years maintenance and/or engineering experience in the mining industry, preferably with fixed plant processing equipment
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Experience in the use of a recognized CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems) preferably Pronto.
  • Prior planning experience will be highly regarded.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of a Craft Certificate in Mechanical, Electrical or related Engineering Field
  • Experience and demonstrated grasp of the principles of maintenance practice
  • Project Management qualification will be desirable.