First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Administrator, Dispatch Drills

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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:

Purpose of the Role:

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered either outside or within the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

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.
  • Collaborate with other Supervisor to prioritize and coordinate mine production requirements by identifying equipment/operators to meet day-to-day dispatching requirements
  • Provide continuous production improvement through dispatch monitoring and effective allocation of equipment and personnel
  • Provide consistency between shifts through accurate dispatch setup and communicating pertinent operating conditions to the oncoming shift
  • Develop and promote a positive employee relations environment within the production crew and across all shifts
  • Monitor the operation of the Dispatch System by capturing, validating and recording mine site data through the modular mining system and maintain data integrity
  • Monitor shift key performance indicators such as drill destinations and cycle times
  • Utilize the dispatch system to provide a continuous feedback loop through all departments (Maintenance, Mine Operations and other relevant departments) in order to optimize production and material handling
  • Work with the Shift Team Leads to setup breaks, fueling, blends, line-ups and crew shift changes and fostering a positive and productive working relationship between team members and with other departments
  • Act as the main point of contact for all emergencies within the Mining area and act as the liaison between production Supervisors, Mine Engineering, Maintenance Management, Emergency Response and Team Leads
  • Record equipment issues in the Mine Fleet Management System and work with Maintenance Team Lead for shift maintenance requirements
  • Completing shift and production reports in an efficient and timely manner and ensuring that information required in making production decisions is readily available and accurate.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum Grade 12 with at least 5 passes.
  • Demonstrable computer skills/certificates preferable.
  • Exposure to drill and blast operations

Method of Application

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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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.