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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

Job title: … Operator Process – Kress Hauler - Isaconvert

Site: … Kansanshi

Department: … Smelter Process

Section: … Isaconvert

Position reports to: … Shift Controller

Grade: … 9

Direct reports: … None


The Kress Hauler Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Kress haulers within the department, specifically in the Isaconvert section. This role involves transporting molten... metal, slag, and other materials within the plant, adhering to safety protocols, and maintaining the hauler in optimal working condition.

Key Responsibilities
• This position 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.
• Safe and efficient operation of a Kress Hauler in various areas i.e Isaconvert, MSEF, PSC Aisle, Slag Dump.
• Hauling Isaconvert molten slag (ladles) from the skimming end to the cooling area.
• Hauling cooled isaconvert slag from the cooling area to the crusher bay.
• Hauling MSEF molten matte (ladles) from the PSCs main Aisle to the cooling area.
• Hauling cooled, fragmented/granulated matte from the cooling area to the bunkers.
• Transporting empty slag/matte ladles from one area to the other.
• Monitor and inspect the condition of the Kress Hauler and all other associated equipment.
• Immediately report any breakdowns, damage or operability issues with the Kress Hauler.
• Other duties as directed by the Shift controller – Peirce Smith Converters

• Grade 12
• Should be able to pass Kansanshi Mining Plc mobile equipment internal assessment.


• Minimum 2 years experience in operating Kress Hauler or Front End Loaders

• Operating experience with molten metal.

• Ability to follow instructions
• Systematic monitoring and assessment skills

Operational Requirements
• Safe and efficient operation of heavy machinery
• Good eyesight
• Stable medical condition

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