Production Operator
Tappen, BC

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.

Short Description

To produce a Quality Product which meets the customer requirements, In Full, On Time, while at all times complying with all Regulatory and Company Safety requirements.

Long Description

Safety, Health + Environment: Undertake all work in accordance with Safe Work Practices by: Adhering to all the requirements of the IES Safety Charter, and following all procedures at all times, particularly those relating to the handling of explosives. Displaying a positive attitude to Safety at all times and conducting all work in accordance with the Explosives Act. Reporting all unusual incidents to the Shift Leader and participating in the incident investigations to ensure that corrective action is promptly taken. Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping throughout the plant, and that the machinery and equipment are kept in a safe operational condition by reporting any defects promptly. Early reporting of all first aid injuries and actively participating in rehabilitation programs to promote recovery. Conducting Housekeeping Audits and participating in other related Safety activities. Quality: Manufacturing products which conform to agreed customer requirements by monitoring the 1. Process 2. Product Quality 3. Raw Material Quality Reporting all non conformances to the Shift Leaders. Raising of Red Cards if the product does not conform to requirements. Participating in corrective action investigations.


(Core Behavioural) Collaborates

(Core Behavioural) Customer focus

(Core Behavioural) Situational adaptability

(Core Behavioural) Self-development

(Core Behavioural) Courage

(Core Behavioural) Develops talent

(Core Behavioural) Plans and aligns

(Core Behavioural) Decision quality

(Core Behavioural) Cultivates innovation

(Core Behavioural) Action oriented

(Core Behavioural) Ensures accountability

(Core Behavioural) Drives vision and purpose



Conditions of Employment

Physical Requirements


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