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Mine Operation Safety Superintendent (Exploration)

Location:  Halmahera,Indonesia
Contract type:  Permanent

Purpose of the position

In the frame of the Weda Bay project in Indonesia, the jobholder is part of the PT Weda Bay Mining Division management team to:

 Conduct safety inspections and audits of the WBN Mining Division and its contractors’ exploration activities.

 Provide improvement and implementation plans to ensure a high standard of safety is maintained.

 Identify all potential safety training for all the areas of WBN’s Mining Division and its contractors in accordance with the requirements to ensure that the exploration operations are safe.

 Perform Essential Requirement compliance audits of the exploration operations safe practices.


Dimensions Scope:

JV between Tsingshan (majority shareholder) and Eramet, as well as PT Antam (10%). The company is building road and infrastructure and operating a mining concession (Contract Of Work) for a minimum 15 Mwmt/y of Ni ore (up to 60 Mwmt/y), while operating a 30kt Ni contained NPI plant. Total investment for these operations is valued at 525M$. The total workforce in the mining project will be between 7 000 to 9 000 persons, including contractors


Mine Health & SafetyTeam: 200 persons

Interface: VP Mining, Management of Weda Bay Nickel, IWIP, project sub-contractors


Complexity Factor

 Mining and exploration operations across Weda Bay Nickel mining permit (3500 km2)

 Several teams operating simultaneously: up to 5 mining teams (contractors and WBN), haulage contractors, drilling contractors

 Various mining related operations: extraction, reclaiming, articulated dump truck and road truck haulage, crushing and screening, sampling, drilling and exploration works

 Multicultural environment, with communication in various languages (Mandarin, English, Bahasa)

 Weda Bay is a remote area (living is base camp) with a roster



 Familiarize with the Eramet Safety Essential Requirements as the core of the safety management system

 Develop a risk profile for Exploration based on the Essential Requirements and maintain an action plan for risk management.

 Provide overview and support with all exploration operations in the development and implementation of Risk Management practices (Risk Registers, SOPs, Take 5, JSA)

 Identify and report all HPIs/ HPOs and ensure they are investigated

 Lead the investigations as a subject matter expert

 Ensure that consequence management regarding violations and sanctions are executed

 Identify and ensure that all safety training in this area of responsibility meets minimum legal requirements and is benchmarked against best practice and industry standards

 Analyze safety data as a means of identifying opportunities for improvement programs

 Jointly work with the WBN Environmental department to ensure that waste management practices are aligned to best practice solutions.

 Ensure competent delivery of WBN HSE training for all exploration employees and contractors (includes safety team, drill teams, operators of equipment and exploration operations)

 Ensure that the Safety Training Passports are implemented and kept up to date

 Perform and Participate in Safety inspections and audits and ensure that action plans are developed and implemented

 Liaise closely with the Mining Division Management Team: Contract Manager, Operation Manager, Geology Manager, HS Manager, WBN Safety Department and Contractor Safety and Management teams

 Develop and implement emergency rescue plans for remote work incidents associated to exploration activities and rescue capabilities

 Provide coaching and guidance to Exploration Safety Supervisor and Team to facilitate effective support and positive Safety Leadership


Profile and experience

 B.Sc. in Environmental Health and Safety or related discipline

 Minimum 5 years of experience in mining

 Minimum 5 years of experience in exploration, preferably in forest/ jungle environment


With operations on five continents and employees from more than 66 different countries, Eramet is an inherently diverse group. We are convinced that this diversity of talents and skills is an asset and we are actively engaged in recruiting the talented people who will be crucial to our success in the future, regardless of their gender, disability, age, social or cultural origin or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering all employees the support and development opportunities they need throughout their careers.