FQM Superintendent - Flotation Jobs in Zambia

FQM Superintendent - Flotation Jobs in Zambia

Job Details:


  • Supervise flotation operations in accordance with Mining Regulations M.R. 204(3), KMP policies and procedures. .

    Key Responsibilities
    • Understand and execute accountabilities of legal appointment under Zambian Mining Regulations;

    • Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within flotation plant.

    • Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly;.

    • Consistently deliver and exceed the main KPI of plant recovery and concentrate quality, with particular focus on process stability (capability and reliability) of reagent dosing;.

    • Oversee the daily to monthly operations of the flotation plant and personnel to ensure optimized plant utilization and metallurgical performance;.

    • Monitor, control and report on performance indicators, plant activities and operational shortfalls;

    • Ensure high availability and utilization of critical in- line instrumentation (ie PSI & OSA);

    • Build flotation ‘team’ environment with maintenance, planning, reliability engineering, metallurgical engineering and operations personnel;

    • Ensure the diagnosis of plant defects is conducted, focusing on identifying root cause and then the implementation of both corrective and preventative measures;

    • Liaise with peer Superintendents (technical, and maintenance) to deliver requirements of the section in the context of the whole plant

    • Ensure both short and long term equipment plans and schedules (both maintenance and production tasks) are in place to deliver equipment capability

    • Support maintenance in the delivery of their tasks and equipment reliability;

    • Define, priorities, obtain approval for and implement capital improvement projects;

    • Lead the Flotation team, to consistently deliver and exceed expectations;

    • Maintain staff development and training programs, particularly skills transfer and coaching to the staff

    • Contribute to the quarterly and annual operations production budget/forecasts;

    • Prepare the annual Flotation operations budget and provide quarterly forecasts;

    Control, report and reduce operational costs


    • A Tertiary Qualifications in Extractive Metallurgy, Mineral Processing or related field.

    • Eligibility for membership of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ), and to hold legal appointment as defined by the Mining Regulations of Zambia;


    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience at a Senior Supervisory or Management level.

    • Significant experience in a lager, complex base metals processing plant(s);

    • Preferably experienced in the copper and gold circuits.

    • Exposure to minerals processing plant design and metallurgical optimization.

    Behavioural Traits

    • Strong commitment to SHEC performance;

    • Good leadership and motivational skills, with ability to get work done through others;

    • Strong drive and personal sense of ownership and accountability;

    • Strong ability to task assign, build working relations and coordinate different operating disciplines to create a “team” environment;

    • Excellent cognitive and analytical skills for identifying process shortfalls, equipment bottlenecks and implementing corrective and preventative action plans;

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate operational performance reports in bot an upward and downward direction.

    • Ability to work in a multi- cultural environment.

  • Education Requirement: No Requirements

    How to Apply

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