First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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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

  • To efficiently prepare, cook and serve high quality food with minimum wastage
  • Recommend weekly specials to Kitchen Supervisor in order to offer customer unlimited variety menu
  • To ensure proper and consistent portioning of recipes of good quality and in the right quantities in order to maintain same taste of food
  • To ensure food is correctly cling filmed, labeled and stored as per set standards
  • To update daily bulk issue sheets and maintenance of proper records related to the kitchen section
  • To ensure that the kitchen area is properly maintained and high levels of hygiene are observed at all times
  • Coordinate with Front of House section to ensure customers served efficiently
  • Oversees all kitchen activities during the shift
  • To undertake such other duties as may be determined by the kitchen/shift supervisor from time to time within the general scope of post chef
  • Provide training and development opportunities for all direct reports on an ongoing basis, with a particular focus on Zambian employees


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Certificate or Diploma in Food Production/Catering
  • Qualification in Culinary added advantage


  • Two 2 years kitchen experience in preparation of diverse menus
  • Behavioural Traits
  • Hard working
  • Organized
  • Time conscious
  • Methodical
  • Team Player

Operational Requirements:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts for variance purposes
  • Ability to write reports for variance control, prep sheets, bulk issues sheets, menu planning and food costing
  • Ability to present information and respond to related queries

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

Application deadline
13 Jun
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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.