Foreman, Warehouse
First Quantum Minerals
Port Colon, Panamá
hace 2 días

Job description : Purpose


Reporting to the Supervisor Warehouse, the Lead Stores is responsible to assist with the day to day monitoring and supervision of warehousing activities of a large warehouse operation and to assist in the efficient and timely management of equipment, materials and parts within the warehouse with a key focus on end user satisfaction.

Key Accountabilities and Challenges

  • Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
  • Strictly comply with HSE procedures and standards in particular a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Adherence to all FQM Cobre Panama policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the promotion and implementation of Best Practice policies.
  • Oversee the real time shift operations and strive to consistently deliver and exceed the main KPI of efficient and timely receipt, managed storage, and issue of warehouse items.
  • Assist with warehouse staff motivation and morale.
  • Supervise and perform warehouse activities for goods and materials including (but not limited to) the following :
  • o Receive and review materials, spare parts and other supplies that enter the warehouse.

    o Confirm the items that enter the warehouse are recorded and in the management system.

    o Ensure that the items are efficiently warehoused to enable rapid location as required.

    o Assist with the location and preparation of picked items for collection.

    o Monitor inspect and report on the condition of warehoused items and material

    o Undertake regular stocktakes, inventories and audits of warehoused items and materials reporting any irregularities in stock counts or the condition of items.

  • Operate as required, inspect and report on the condition of equipment used in the warehouse.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the warehouse, wider Commercial team, and all areas of the Operation.
  • Ensure timely and direct communication with end users.
  • Undertake nominated training activities to maintain and up-skill required competencies.
  • Control, report and reduce operational costs, and ensure cost consideration taken with all decisions.
  • Adopt the FQM Way culture across the business Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together
  • Act as deputy for colleagues as required.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Education
  • Completion of secondary school.
  • Skills
  • Good computer skills in MS Office.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to undertake the manual duties of the role.
  • Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years mine-site or similar industry
  • Experience with ERP systems, particulary JDEdwards highly regarded.
  • Language
  • Fluency in Spanish is required and competency in English highly regarded.


  • Customer focused.
  • Partnership builder
  • Strategic relationship builder
  • Results driven
  • Working Conditions

    Cobre Panama is a remote site and the position is offered as Residential or BIBO.

    Work hours and rosters may vary as required by the business.

    Safety and Environment

  • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
  • Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
  • Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
  • Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
  • Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings
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