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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Minden, Louisiana
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Advisor/Auditor
Industry Segments:
Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Safety Advisor

Safety Engineer / Advisor

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 tunneling.

Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders. 

The Role

Subject matter expert who applies and develops initiatives, incorporating leading practices aligned with Global Safety, Health, Environmental and Security Orica requirements.

  • Implement Orica Safety Standards (Group Standards, Group Procedures, BOS and others)
  • Track outcomes, actions plans and audit reports in accordance to the Manufactuting & Supply Chain requeriments 
  • Implement safety improvement initiatives defined by MS Centre and Global SHES (JCC, JSERA, Actions plan, Major Hazard Initiative and others)
  • Be aligned with Orica’s Charter Values, Purpose and Strategy
  • Ensure the implementation in Minden of Global SHES Priorities: MHM (Major Hazard Management), Standardise SHES process and procedure and SHES Assurance and audit Program
  • Ensure the goals defined in the Minden scorecard (JCC, KCV, SLI)
  • Ensure that all events at the Minden plant are investigated trought ORICA methodologies
  • Guarantee the application of the Hazard Studies and Risk Assessment for the changes and projects in Minden
  • Ensure that all changes are made through the MOC (Management of Change) in the database of ORICA
  • Support and ensure the Plant Manager and MC SHES Manager with understanding legal and technical requirements, regulatory authority conection on safety matters, including the OSHA regulations
  • Owner for enterprise wide SHES data and management systems within plant (Enablon) 
  • Analyse performance data, identify trends and opportunities
  • Develop pathways to implement Orica Safety Standards 
  • Identify safety improvements and provide rollout packages to enable structured
  • Monitor performance of the Plant SHES systems and identify opportunities for optimisation of performance
  • Ensure the necessary knowledge of SHES for all workers, including process safety and emergency response plan

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in engineering (industrial, chemical, mechanical, electrical, environmental and civil)
  • Specialization and/or certification in risk prevention, safety, environment and health
  • Specialization and/or certification in Hazard Studies (HAZOP) or Risk Assessment
  • English proficiency and computer software skills
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the SHES area in companies with similar risks (Explosives, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, metallurgical or others)
  • Experience in leadership positions in safety, environment and health

Our Values

  • Safety is our priority. Always. - The most important thing is that we all return home, safely, every day.
  • We respect and value all. - Our care for each other, our customers, communities and the environment builds trusted relationships.
  • Together we succeed. - Collaboration makes us better, individually and collectively. 
  • We act with integrity. - We are open and honest, and we do what is right.
  • We are committed to excellence. - We take accountability for our business and for delivering outstanding results.

What We Offer

  • The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization.
  • Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist.
  • A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged.
  • Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth.
  • Competitive salary packages.