First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Mech, Plastician

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents. With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world. The holder of 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.

Key Responsibilities

• Carry out Thermoplastic Welding ,including Butt welding and extrusion

• Interpret Engineering Drawings

• Ability to use the various types of measuring equipment (tape, vernier, curvo-marker)

• Ability to competently use hand tools (hacksaw, Jig saw, hand planer, files, drills and angle grinders)

• Perform any other duties as instructed by the Supervisor


• Thermoplastic Welding Certificates, Levels 1, 2 & 3

• Minimum of a Grade Ten (Grade 12)

• Craft Certificate from recognised institution

• Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)


• Three (3) years relevant experience as a qualified Plastician

Behavioural Traits

• Teamwork

• Bold initiative

• Thinking safely

• Upholding quality

• Technical Skill

• Ability to work under minimum supervision

• Driving quantity

• Driving attendance

Operational Requirements

• Work standby and overtime duties as and when required

How to apply

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling & Exploration
Mining processing & refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.