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About us
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
 – more... 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. – less
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What is it like to work at Orica?

3.8
Work/Life Balance
3.9
Salary/Benefits
3.4
Job Security/Advancement
3.4
Management
3.7
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Orica?

83%
of employees approve of Alberto Calderon’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 133 ratings
4.0
Very interesting; always busy; challenging and dynamic environment where the people are the assets.
Written by Transport Operations Manager (Current Employee) from Auckland and Mt Maunganui on 23 August 2012
Typical day:
Operational update from bulk liquid team - providing support to new management team - specialised - taking time for all to settle in following restructure. Working with inhouse fleet operation as well as 3PL service providers. Meetings: Planning (operational/resource demand); Health & Safety: Incident investigation; Financial reporting;
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Pros
ongoing investment in its employees.
Cons
highly specialised yet competitive environment with limited resources.
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