Superintendent Process Control

First Quantum Minerals

Superintendent Process Control. 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.

LOCATION: Solwezi, North-Western Province; JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME

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:

  • Leading a team of process control metallurgists and data base specialists. Providing day to day guidance, direction and prioritisation of workload.
  • Manage implementation of automated process control strategies to maximise efficiencies of process sub-sections.
  • Identify process improvements and realisable opportunities via the implementation of process control philosophies.
  • Support Operations in the troubleshooting of the operation to meet daily performance targets.
  • Process modelling and data analysis to highlight where equipment is deviation from normal operation.
  • Frequently audit and tune the performance of the site’s controllers and final control elements.
  • Keep up-to-date documentation of the site’s control philosophy and manage the approval process for changes to philosophy.
  • Ensure service level agreements and software licences are kept up-to-date.
  • Automate routine tasks and reports to free up work hours of the Operations team.
  • Train and develop the team’s knowledge by transferring key skills in process control, advanced control strategies, analysis techniques, and the use of associated software.
  • Keep up abreast of technological developments and bring such knowledge to site

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Superintendent Process Control

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