Malundwe Crusher Control Room Operator

Lumwana Mining Company


Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly motivated and committed employee for the position of Malundwe Crusher Control Room Operator to join the versatile Process team. We are in search of an individual who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

Reporting to the Senior Shift Supervisor, you will ensure process concentrates are blended within specification then loaded and sampled as directed by the operations department.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following: 

  • Monitor and control processes within the processing plant from the centralized control room.
  • Monitor equipment status, process parameters, and instrumentation readings to ensure they are within specified ranges and take corrective actions if necessary.
  • Collaborate with Senior Supervisors, Shift Metallurgists, Metallurgical Accounting, field Operators and Maintenance personnel to address equipment malfunctions, breakdowns, or other issues promptly.
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) to maintain consistency and compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Adjust process variables to optimize production efficiency while adhering to quality standards.
  • Monitor and manage alarms and alerts, responding promptly to abnormal situations to prevent or mitigate potential issues.
  • Communicate effectively with other Control room operators, Supervisors, and relevant personnel to relay information and coordinate activities.
  • Keep detailed records of operational activities (Log sheets), incidents, and maintenance performed for reporting and analysis purposes.
  • Implement emergency response procedures when required and assist in evacuations or shutdowns if necessary.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives by providing feedback and suggestions for optimizing plant operations.
  • Follow and promote safety protocols to ensure a safe working environment for all personnel in the plant.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Minimum Diploma in Metallurgy / Chemical Engineering.
  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to pass pre-employment medicals.
  • Good communication skills in English language and comprehension.
  • Must be willing to comply with LMC safe working practices and standards.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in the Control room operations preferably in PCS7.

What We Can Offer You:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organisation

Applicants that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs to the Job Portal link:

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers employment opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 27th March 2024 . If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Lumwana Mining Company does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment process.

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