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Supervisor, Mobile Equipment at First Quantum Minerals

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

Job title:                                            Supervisor, Mobile Equipment

Site:                                                    Kansanshi Smelter                                             

Department:                                      Smelter Engineering

Position reports to:               Senior Supervisor, Mobile Equipment

Direct reports:                                   Artisan, Mechanics

 

Purpose

The Supervisor, Mobile Equipment will lead the crew of Artisan, Mechanics during the execution of their duties and safely execute  maintenance works according to the prescribed health and safety standards..

Key Responsibilities

  • The incumbent 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.
  • 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.
  • Supervise planned and breakdown maintenance on all Heavy Equipment systems of various machines
  • Ensure works order compliance.
  • Draw up daily reports and reports on equipment conditions.
  • Order parts and draw parts from onsite warehouse/s.
  • Prioritize workload as per equipment priority and production requirements.
  • Drive to achieve required equipment availability targets.
  • Supervise staff and ensure good timekeeping and attendance.
  • Advise management of whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Hands-on troubleshooting and repair of vehicles
  • System upgrades, installs, fault-reporting analysis etc.
  • Strong commitment towards safe work practices

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Grade Twelve (12) certificate or equivalent with a Craft Certificate as Diesel Mechanic from a recognized institute.
  • Experience mining equipment essential.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Ability to achieve result is a cross cultural environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels

Experience

Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Komatsu loaders, Volvo articulated dump trucks, Excavators and Dozers is essential.

At least two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  •  Driving quantity
  •   Driving attendance

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Standby work required
  • Overtime when necessary
  • Exposure to dust, heat and noise
  • PC Literacy
  • An understanding of the cultural and political environment
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures