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On Bench Supervisor – Blair Athol
Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.
Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries.The purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. They take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainable. Together, these enable to grow and create enduring value for shareholders.
About the role
Currently seeking expressions of interest for the role of On Bench Supervisor at one of the site operations near Clermont in the Bowen Basin, QLD. Working on a Monday to Friday roster, the successful candidate will primarily be responsible for operating all associated plant, including an MMU (Mobile Manufacturing Unit) and equipment to ensure a safe and efficient service to our customer.
The On Bench Supervisor will also be responsible for incident investigation, budgeting, managing CFC’s, assisting with demand forecasting and maintaining security and safety management plans.
The successful candidate will be the sole Orica employee on site but will work closely with and form strong working relationships with the client blast crew and associated stakeholders. These values from Orica’s charter underpin everything do as an organisation and are key to continued success.
What you will be doing
- Operating an Orica MMU vehicle efficiently and safely
- Ensure the safety and protection of other employees, customers, the public and the environment
- Manufacture bulk products and deliver the operational services to the volume, service type and quality specified by marketing to satisfy client expectations
- Ensure that product and services meet agreed levels of quality
- Ensure stock controls of bulk materials are conducted, checked and monitored daily
- Daily SAP entry and communication with the customer and Territory Manager
- Monitor plant performance and take corrective action where there may be a shortfall
What you bring
- 3+ years experience in operating an Orica MMU
- Valid HR driving license with exposure to operating an Orica MMU or similar explosive delivery vehicle
- An ability to work autonomously, or as part of a team
- A fantastic safety record and commitment
- Strong communication and customer service skills
- Intermediate computer skills including Outlook, Word, Excell and SAP
What we offer
- The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organisation;
- Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialise or become a generalist;
- A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised and encouraged;
- Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth;
- Competitive salary packages.
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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the worldâ€™s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queenslandâ€™s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list