First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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3 months ago

Supervisor, Fleet Maintenance

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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:

Overall Job Purpose

Supervise a group of team members using effective feedback and communication of company goals and company targets while assessing work performance and identifying areas for improvement and training opportunities.

Specific Job Responsibility

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include:

  • Ensuring that your section works to weekly plan, provide coaching and mentoring for employees.
  • Attend weekly planning meetings, review weekly plans to ensure that they are realistic and achievable.
  • Ensure pm inspections are being carried out to the highest quality.
  • Ensure timely completion of paperwork of the highest quality and handed back to planners to update cmms.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring for artisans including training and development, performance management, conflict management and crisis management.
  • Ensuring the right people are in the right job.
  • Ensuring the unplanned breakdown work is managed effectively and all work captured in pronto.
  • Provision of technical advises for existing equipment and development projects.
  • Understand and adhere to company’s policies and procedures.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Actively participate in all section activities, shift handover communication, tool box meetings and any other activities.
  • Accurate records management
  • Oversee the execution of weekly plan for the maintenance activities.
  • Must have good communication skills in the English language
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to safe working practice.

Key Job Attributes

  • Teamwork, leadership, result oriented, problem solving.
  • Construct, installs, and repair equipment and machinery.
  • Possesses good organizational skills
  • Good oriented person
  • Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.
  • Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.
  • Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
  • Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
  • Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.
  • The ability and drive to manage maintenance work group in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.

Experience required to perform in this job

  • Must be familiar with safe working practices.
  • Minimum 3 years Mining experience on Mobile Mine equipment.
  • 2 years general experience in Mining.
  • Able to read, understand and reference Maintenance manuals.
  • Experience in medium vehicles (trucks).


  • Must have Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in HER or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and having driving experience for 12 months.
  • Valid EIZ certificate

If you are already a First Quantum employee and have access to the First Quantum network, log into First Quantum MINE > Careers to apply internally for this opportunity.

If you are an employee without network access, contact your Site Recruiter.

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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.