HeaderOrica 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.
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.Short DescriptionThe Yardperson provides bulk product delivery support to blast crews and assistance to crews for on bench operationsLong DescriptionKey AccountabilitiesUndertakes manual labour including bulk stock control and auditing, maintenance of associated equipment, operation of prime mover and skill tilt trailers, 32 tonne forklift operationAssists operators with the loading of MMUsLoads and unloads ammonium nitrate and emulsion phase deliveriesControls delivery and demurrage document sOperates a Frontend loaderConducts Waste disposal & house keepingAssists Shotfirer's with Shot Preparation Measures holes and setting outSets up reloading areas and shotsProvides high quality on bench servicesProvides effective delivery of bulk products and storageCommunicates with Supervisor for product forecasting.
Liaises with shot crew on routine mattersCommunications with Supervisor re product quality and / or safety issuesPerforms QC testing on incoming raw materials and product being despatched to crewsMaintains operational equipment in clean, presentable and serviceable conditionEnsures raw materials stored correctlyEnsures correct accreditation signage is displayedEnsures all raw materials are correctly labelled and rotatedUses of old stock firstEnsures products are produced in accordance with the correct manufacturing procedures Ensures product quality assurance is measured and recorded for later analysisEnsures the timely calibration of manufacturing equipment (scales, weights etc)Ensures equipment is maintained to provide high levels of service and replace faulty parts as required or instructedAssists with recording details of receipts into and despatches from the plantAssists controlling fixed plant costsCarries out on bench duties as directed by shotfirer.