Full Job Description
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. 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.
About the role:
The Specialist Supplier Quality – provides subject matter expertise within the area of QA/QC at supplier’s premises to ensure that all raw material & packaging material supplied by the vendors are within the specification tolerance limit and improve the consistency in Quality of RM/PM.
Develop the specifications of all the RM and PM, implement at supplier’s premises.
Find the gap in supplier/vendor manufacturing process and fill the gaps.
Increase the awareness about the need and expectations about Quality among suppliers of Orica.
Act as change management for cultural change at suppliers’ premises.
Assure that raw material and packaging material provided is fit to purpose, consistent, and meets internal and external requirements including legal requirements and internal/external customers’ expectations.
Develop cost effective solutions in quality, safety and process performance ensuring that the effort and cost of achieving engineering safety and quality is commensurate with risk.
Adequate and effective communication with suppliers, customers and Internal and External stakeholders regarding complaints, quality issues, expectations, delivery standards and actions to solve each nonconformity.
Develop and implement a strategy (training plan, training materials, techniques, tools, Alerts & Snippets systems) as the SME where applicable (Subject Matter Expert) in order to assure that suppliers deliver material as per the specification.
Lead the site in process improvement (MPI) strategies and One Manufacturing implementation, developing, and implementing LEAN & Six Sigma thinking methodologies (5S, Kaizen, A3s, VSM, work & time studies, etc.) across Manufacturing process.
Assist Quality Manager on improvement idea generation and execution in collaboration with production plant owners, to guarantee all personal is aware of performance and information is showed in a standard manner through the plant.
Develop and maintain knowledge and skills by networking and collaboration with other relevant Quality, Technology and Product line Leaders globally and regionally.
Manages and supports implementation of Quality Management System according to ISO 9001 at supplies premises.
Develop the test methods for critical hazardous Chemicals and raw materials.
Demonstrate and instill a fundamental commitment to all Quality & SHE standards. Identify and evaluate all the major hazards of operations, as well as participate in critical controls and risk mitigation activities. Act as a role model in Quality & Safety-related behaviours.
Contribute to the incidents (including process safety incidents) investigation and participate in the action plan implementation to reinforce a Safety Culture at Plants.
Develop and train lab operators on daily sample analysis and fast decision-making process.
Coordinate with procurement, plant, SCM, supplier and resolve the issued related to RM, PM, intermediate and finish goods.
What you bring
M. Sc (Chemistry)/B. Sc (Chemistry) , (Preferrable: M. Sc (Chemistry)
Overall, Min 5 yrs Chemical/Fertilizer/Pharmaceutical/Explosive/Industrial experience in Quality Dept/ RM/PM/Chemical Analysis & Supplier Quality Management
Minimum 3 yrs Chemical Analysis in the lab
Lead/Internal Auditor ISO 9001:2015
Well versed in Statistical Analysis and Tools (SPC, SQC, Sampling, Root Cause, etc.)
Travelling Exposure to vendor/supplier sites
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