Superintendent, Process -Wet Plant 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:


The Superintendent, Wet Plant Operations is pivotal in overseeing the operational management, strategic planning, and execution of the Flotation and Services Section. This role is crucial for maximizing production efficiency and minimizing costs, while ensuring safety and operational sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure adherence to all relevant and applicable laws of Zambia.
  • Uphold and enforce Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) standards.
  • Maintain a high standard of plant housekeeping.
Knowledge and Skills


  • Tertiary qualification in Extractive Metallurgy, Mineral Processing, or related field.
  • At least 10 years in technical and/or operational roles within flotation circuits, with a minimum of 5 years in a senior supervisory or management capacity.
  • Experience in large-scale base metals processing plants, preferably with copper circuits.

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