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Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
March 10, 2019

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Amon Siwale


Cell: 096*******

NRC: 241072/68/1

Date of birth: 28/06/1980

Personal Profile

I am highly motivated and enthusiastic Process Engineer with a good knowledge and experience in production processes and quality management system. I have excellent exposure to material balance, smelting, leaching, solvent extraction, electrowinning, preparation of reports, Microsoft excel and plant troubleshooting. I am able to use own initiative and work as part of the team under pressure to meet challenging deadlines. I have excellent communication, administration, computer and numerical skills with the will and determination needed to succeed. Major achievements

Successfully commissioned Muliashi Hydro metallurgical Plant

Trained foremen and operators during commissioning

Coaching subordinates on continuous improvement and other management system.

Formulated a production balance for Muliashi Hydrometallurgical Plant

Drastically increased production by incredible 75% hence reaching the plant capacity production design

Created operation manual and standard procedures for the plant

Control impurities to acceptable standard

Formulated reagents quantity and retention time per shift

Pioneering team to have the company be accredited ISO 9001:2015. 2

Education Summary

The Copperbelt University

School of Mines

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy credit was awarded Competence in:

Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point and material balance software Familiar with SCADA control and automation

Holder of ISO 9001:2015 Certificate on Quality Management System: understanding, implementation and internal auditing

Mpatamatu High School

Grade Twelve School Certificate

Employment Summary

December 2014 to date Muliashi Leach Plant

General Foreman

I am currently working at Muliashi Leach Plant Luanshya Copper Mine as a General Foreman and my roles includes;

Supervise the production operations of the plant

Monitor the quantity and quality of raw material

Rehearse with sales on dispatch plan

Plan and manage the production schedules

Daily inspection of plant equipment status

Ensure availability of all machines

Compile and produce daily, weekly reports on production performance

Check deviation of the plant parameters and make quick action

Implement plans and strategies to meet targets

Create and implement standard operating procedures for production

Train subordinate on plant operations and quality management system

Participates in the promotion of safety and housekeeping activities 3

April 2012 to December 2014 Muliashi Leach Plant

Sectional Metallurgist / Accounting Metallurgist

I have worked as a Sectional Metallurgist as well as Metallurgical Accountant at Muliashi Leach Plant Luanshya Copper Mines and my roles were;

Metallurgical accounting for Muliashi Hydro Metallurgical Plant

Identifying and analysing deviations in continuous processes

Conduct both laboratory and in –plant work

Control reagent consumption and mixing time

Dispatching of copper cathodes

February to April 2012 Muliashi Leach Plant

Commissioning Metallurgist

During commissioning of Muliashi Leach Plant Luanshya Copper Mines I worked as a Commissioning Metallurgist.

Coordinate plant design, civil works and other engineering jobs

Take responsibility for testing all the plant equipment

Train operators on start up and shut down procedures

Stabilize the operations of the plant

August 2010 to February 2012 Metal Alloys

Production Engineer

I worked as a Production Engineer at Metal Alloys of Luanshya manufacturers of Ferro Alloys and my areas of responsibilities were;

Supervise plant operations

Supervise the refractory works during relining of the furnace

Analyse the operations of the plant process and condition of the furnace

Produce operating plans in order to meet targets

Dispatching of Ferro alloys


I like reading variety of process materials, watering garden and taking walks 4


Mr. D. Nyambi,

Plant Manager,

Luanshya Copper Mines Muliashi Leach Plant,


Phone number: 096*******

Mr. C. Mwansa,

Head Metallurgist,

Luanshya Copper Mines Muliashi Leach Plant,


Phone number: 096*******

Mr. N. Chunga


Metal Alloys,


096******* or 097*******

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