Job Advertisement: Occupational Hygienist - Glencore

Qualified Occupational Hygienist

Position Overview
Occupational Hygienist
Health, Safety, Environment and Community
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. 101575

Why consider working with us at Glencore?
Glencore is one of the world’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 60 commodities. Our operations comprise of around 150 mining, metallurgical and oil production assets. Our purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. Employing 135,000 people globally, people are at the heart of our business, and we aim to attract employees who strive to be leaders in their field. To you, that means more opportunities to grow your career, grow your experiences, and grow your network of colleagues, mentors and even lifelong friends. All whilst making your mark on the future.

About this part of our organisation:
Our Zinc Assets in Australia include multiple & geographically dispersed operations, including underground and open pit mines, processing plants and port facilities. Additionally we have operations across Asia, both North and South American continents and Europe. Mount Isa is home to the majority of our assets in Australia and this role is based residentially in Mount Isa, Mount Isa is one of the better facilitated mining towns around the country. With a local community of around 20,000 residents there are multiple choices of schools, supermarkets, and activities. From arts and culture to a thriving sporting community and more, it is the central hub for the surrounding area housing key government services for the region and hosting events such as the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.

About your potential new position:
Joining a sizable cohort of Health & Safety professionals and reporting to the Principal – Health & Hygiene, your primary purpose will be to have a positive impact on people lives as you focus on the identification, recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards and exposures.

To deliver on that purpose some of your responsibilities will be:
• Working closely with leaders in our business to limit and control workplace hazards and exposures.
• Continuing the development and facilitation of monitoring programs.
• Organising, supervising and/or conducting workplace exposure assessments.
• Compliance reporting through to assisting with product stewardship of the commodities we produce and the products we utilise.
• Keeping the business up to date with legislative changes
• Investigating and, where warranted, championing new and innovative ideas and technology to reduce risks and exposures.

What you will need to do the role:
• Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Hygiene
• The ability to liaise and communicate effectively across multiple levels of the workforce, management, regulatory bodies, medical and health providers.
• Demonstrated experience in occupational hygiene principles, practice and application.
• Familiarisation with OHS systems, hazard identification and risk assessments.
Post graduate qualifications, industry certifications and professional body membership will all be regarded but are not essential. Glencore has a long history of investing in our people and supporting professional development.

What’s in it for you?
You will earn well, but that is the smaller part of what we provide. Apart from being in a worldwide organisation for your career to grow, you will join a team of people who are passionate about their work and love what they do. You will be supported to achieve results in your field and if you desire to go above & beyond there is space to explore new ideas and influence change. Come join a team who encourage & expect you to make improvements and make a difference.

Apply now
(If the link fails, please go to Glencore & search for Occupational Hygienist)
For further information please contact: David Brock, Specialist – Talent Sourcing via +61 484 636 081 or

Applications Close: 24th of April, 2024
Please note: We may conduct interviews and hire prior to the advertising expiring.
Our operation is situated on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People and we respect their rights and interests.