Kemcore Zambia Ltd
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Mill Operator x2

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Mill Operator (2)

Reporting to Process Controller

Main responsibilities:

Responsible for producing fine-milled limestone from coarse limestone feed using a Vertical Roller Mill (VRM) and/or crusher or any other size-reduction technology as might be migrated to in future.

Shall be required to participate in planning own production work in a SMART (specific, measurable, actionable, realistic and time-bound) manner, as well as in tracking said production and to take corrective actions for any variances arising.

Specific responsibilities

(i) Assist in implementing KEMCORE’s approved production plan.

(ii) Monitor and control all units in the raw mill sections of the plant to ensure stable equipment operation, employee safety and compliance with prescribed standards and environmental regulations.

(iii)Log in process data at specified intervals; document and report operational activities accordingly

(iv)Ensure smooth operation of the raw mills by providing constant feedback and relevant guidance to Process controllers and Field attendants in the execution of field work.

(v) Inform Field Attendants and Process controllers of failures, potential failures or trouble spots and provide direction for problem solving.

(vi)Diagnose and troubleshoot potential operating problems, from 1st level inspections or either in consultation with Process Controllers, Engineers and the Section Head or independently when immediate action is necessary to ensure production resumes.

(vii)Continuously review the plant automation system and make recommendations for improvement based on leading practices.

(ix)Perform any other duties assigned by the Process/Plant Operations Manager.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma/Degree in Production Management, Chemical/Process Engineering OR, in lieu of academic qualifications, direct experience running a similar milling installation for at least 5 consecutive and continuous years.
  • At least 3 years traceable experience in a similar role
  • Computer Literate: comfortable with MS Office applications
  • Experience with Automated Process Control is an added advantage.
  • Emotionally mature and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae only at this stage with three traceable referees to the email address below.

2. Any application delivered by hand or sent to any other email apart from the one provided here will not be considered.

3. Do not send copies of qualifications at this stage.

4. The subject line of the email should indicate the position being applied for.

Application deadline
21 Apr 15:00