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.
About the role
The Projects Lead will manage assigned projects for custom automation systems and other equipment and infrastructure to support advanced world class manufacturing operations. This includes day-to-day management of projects, working as a team with operations staff and contractors, resource control, scheduling, cost management, compliance with standards, safety, reporting and contract administration. The role will be based at Orica’s site in Brownsburg, Quebec located in the scenic Laurentian mountains with many outdoor recreation activities nearby and located within commuting distance of both Montreal and Ottawa. The incumbent will primarily manage projects at the Brownsburg site and will also manage some projects for other Orica manufacturing sites in North America. The role will also involve frequent technical exchanges with other Orica manufacturing sites across the globe.
What you will be doing
The role uses knowledge, experience, and leadership effectively to align the major project approach with the organisation’s strategy, achieve project delivery outcomes, enhance collaboration with stakeholders, and manage the project lifecycle. Specifically this includes:
Alignment and governance of project team to ensure assigned projects achieve the required business objectives.
Lead the planning and implementation of assigned projects.
Monitor, document and report to key stakeholders on the progress and performance of the assigned projects.
Ensure conformance to Orica SHES standards
Strong execution focus. Proven ability to work autonomously and lead cross-functional and multi-disciplinary project teams.
Serve as primary point of contact for the Asset Owner and stakeholder interface for all assigned projects, developing strong relationships and managing expectations.
Commercial acumen in the development of cost effective and robust project delivery and engineering solutions to meet stakeholder requirements.
Management of supplier/contractual relationships.
Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with emphasis on effective team work and personnel development.
Ensure compliance with project governance processes and procedures.
Actively participate and contribute to improvement processes within the CM site/IS region PMO team and broader PMO team.
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.
What you bring
Bachelor degree - Engineering
5+ years managing capital projects in petrochemical, manufacturing or minerals processing
Experience with preparing and delivering formal presentations
Eligible for membership of the Order of Engineers of Quebec
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.