Mining Services, a business platform of Orica, is the world's leading supplier of commercial explosives.
We work together with our Customers to improve the productivity and economic and environmental outcomes of individual mines. We do this through the application of advanced blasting solutions tailored to their specific needs and challenges.
It is through our strong focus on innovation that we are able to support the performance goals of our Customers. We measure our achievement through their success.
We partner with our Customers across many industries including the open cut coal, open cut metal, underground mining, quarrying and construction industries.
Orica aims to be among the best performers internationally in safety and health and environment. As part of this commitment, we invest significantly in research and programs to support our vision of Sustainable Development – for our Customers, for Orica and for the future.
This role will require Mobile Mixing Unit Driving/Operation as well as maintenance and upkeep of this equipment. You will operate plant and equipment to provide blasting products and services to customers. And to assist in providing a quality service of bulk explosives to customers in a safe and environmentally conscious manner at all times.
Safety, Health & Environment
Ensure the safety and protection of fellow employees, customers, the public and the environment by:
Complying with the requirements of the Safety Charter
Maintaining the Safety Culture by conducting all business activities with regard to the principles of Safety 2000
Reporting all Unusual Incidents and Accidents
Participating in Toolbox talks and in Monthly Safety Meetings
Ensuring all emergency equipment and First Aid kits are complete
Assisting in the management of Audit actions
Ensuring minimum damage to the environment through waste minimisation and control
Commercial Ownership – run the business as if its your own
To deliver the operational services to the volume, service type and quality specified by client expectations by:
Ensuring compliance with operating procedures and standards
Ensure raw materials are stored correctly, ensure correct accreditation signage is displayed, ensure all raw materials are correctly labelled
Maintaining the culture of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction
Notifying the Team Leader of any variations in product appearance or performance
Creative Customer Solutions – Think differently, deliver swiftly and capture the value
To manufacture bulk products and deliver the operational services to the volume, service type and quality specified by marketing to satisfy EHM expectations by:
Assisting the client in achieving targets and maintaining production and cost standards
Maintaining operational partnerships with clients Employees
Perform other ancillary duties including relief at other locations, consistent with level of competence as reasonably instructed by supervisor
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Class 3 commercial driver license with air endorsement
Ability to communicate and work in a team environment
Good attention to detail and math skills to handle inventory on daily basis
Ability to prioritize various projects, ongoing daily tasks, and high priority situations to maximum efficiency
Work environment involves being outside in all types of weather
Lifting up to 60 pounds and carrying 50 pounds or more of product or other materials
Pushing/pulling and working with equipment
Other activities include frequent bending and squatting during preparation for shots.