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Health and Safety Advisor - Maintenance and Operations

Job no: 498442
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

Safety Adviser- Rosebery Mines, Tasmania

Reporting to the Manager Safety, Health & Training, the Safety Adviser will assist in the provision of safety leadership in the field, promoting site compliance with corporate and site safety standards, implement safety directives that improve safety performance.

This is a residential permanent position working on an 8/6 roster.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead and facilitate a safety culture that fosters continual improvement of systems and contributes to an injury free workplace.
  • Work within the Rosebery safety management system to ensure that the company is compliant to MMG standards and safety legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Provide support to Supervisors, Superintendents in risk management and safety processes, including timely incident reporting in the Incident and Event Management System (IEM), review of safety information and coaching for improvement
  • Conduct and coordinate employee training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazard condition monitoring, risk management, and use of safety equipment
  • Perform safety audits and inspect facilities, mining machinery and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Facilitate investigations for incidents, near misses, and occupational injuries to determine causes, install preventative measures and SMART actions to mitigate the risk or recurrence.
  • Coordinate employee safety programs to determine their adequacy including review of short- and long-term strategic safety planning and development
  • Analyse health and safety data and prepare statistical reports and presentations
  • Actively participate in Health and Safety Committee meetings and assist to implement initiatives. Provide information and guidance to Safety representatives. 

Qualifications & Competencies

To be successful in the position we ideally require:

  • Suitable degree qualification and complimentary certificates in OHS/WHS or equivalent.
  • Trainer and Assessor Cert IV (Desirable)
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in a maintenance and/or operations role within a metalliferous mining environment.
  • Working knowledge of the applicable legislation – Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and Regulations (Tasmania) and Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Regulations.
  • Ability to communicate with employees and contractors at all levels.
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrate a high level of facilitation/presentation skills.
  • A full manual drivers’ licence.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Opportunity to work with diverse, talented people that are encouraged and supported in their professional and personal development
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

For more information on MMG’s Rosebery operation please click on this link

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

MMG is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 

Advertised: Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time

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Diversity at MMG

At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

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To ensure our workforce is diverse in a way that reflects our communities.


To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

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MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

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