24 Nov 2022

Supervisor Conditional Monitoring at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

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Job Description

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:

The purpose of the Condition Monitoring (CM) Supervisor is to ensure that all condition monitoring tasks are carried out as per mining equipment maintenance strategies by providing the condition monitoring analyst team with direction, support, and guidance. This should be achieved within the confines of the mining regulation and company policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Plan work execution activities for the CM analysts at least one week in advance and provide resource inputs and limitations to the planning team
Ensure all work orders in the schedule are carried out and correctly closed in the CMMS
Ensure all defects identified by CM analysts are communicated to the sectional supervisor/coordinator/planner through work request/order in CMMS and/or any other form of communication that is necessary to address identified equipment risk
Ensure that all condition monitoring data collected is stored in a well-organized manner that allows data to be retrieved at any time for analysis by any maintenance personnel with authorized access to data
Ensure that all required resources and tools are available to CM analysts for safe, efficient, and effective work execution
Manage calibration, minimum/maximum stock, and redundancy of special CM equipment and associated accessories
Liaise with sectional supervisors/coordinators to ensure CM tasks are carried out efficiently and effectively
Recommend and/or execute maintenance process improvements with the use of management tools including but not limited to 5-Why, Fault Tree Analysis, Fishbone Diagram and Visual Workspace
Plan and manage the time and attendance of CM analysts
Coach, teach and supervise CM analysts in soft skills and technical skills including, but not limited to, vibration analysis, oil analysis, non-destructive testing (NDT), and thermography on equipment under Mining Maintenance.
Manage skills matrix, compliance, and competence training of CM analysts
Escalate issues that should be known to senior management ensuring all personnel in reporting line have been adequately informed
Participate in workshop and equipment audits and RCAs to identify opportunities for improvement

Qualifications & Experience

At least 3 years of experience in rotating equipment maintenance
At least 3 years of experience in practising condition-monitoring techniques including, but not limited to, vibration analysis, oil analysis, non-destructive testing (NDT), and thermography
A Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic or its Equivalent;
Member of EIZ and ERB
Vibration level 1 certification
MPI level 1 certification

Key Job Competencies

RCA tools such as 5-Whys, Fault Tree, Fish-bone Diagram
Work management process
5S and Visual Workspace
Predictive and proactive maintenance tactics;
Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Vibration Analysis
Precision lubrication and Contamination Control
Precision alignment
Non-destructive Testing Techniques
Technical report writing
Telemetry methods and tools
Knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance Metrics

Key Job Attributes

Good communication interpersonal, written and oral skills
Good time and productivity management skills
Able to use initiative and make decisions
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to apply candour
Able to apply and influence continuous improvement
Ability to work well in a cross-functional team
Ability to coach, teach and supervise

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Closing Date : 14th December, 2022.


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