Rio Tinto

HSE Business Partner

Rio Tinto
Boron, CA, US
Jan 14, 2021
Feb 13, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
HSE Business Partner Borates and Lithium, California Operations

  • Key role in a diverse and global organization
  • Provide Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Leadership across California operations
  • Role will be located in Boron California

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Business Partners are critical enablers of our networked organization who partner and collaborate with our stakeholders - the assets being at the core - to manage risk, eliminate or minimize harm and enhance value while delivering on the business priorities

In the HSE Business Partner role for Borates and Lithium, California Operations you will be:
  • Managing the HSE function on site, determine priorities, allocate resources and deliver assurance
  • Coaching and influencing leadership on HSE aspects and zero harm culture
  • Collaborating with site leadership, contractors, government and community stakeholders
  • Implementing processes to effectively control the critical HSE risks
  • Coaching, training and supporting the development of aspiring local HSE professionals, to provide a legacy of experience for the safe operation across California operations
  • Translate business strategies, objectives and context into an HSE implementation plan
  • Provide input as part of the leadership team to shape the business HSE strategy
  • Proactively identify threats and opportunities to business objectives based on trends derived from data, conversations and observations

What you'll bring
  • College/University Education: Science, engineering or related field
  • Formal training in recognized incident investigation processes
  • 7-10 years in HSE leadership role
  • Excellent engagement and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with stakeholders internally and externally at all levels
  • Experience in working with regulators and stakeholders within Rio Tinto and Community.
  • Ability to anticipate future functional and operational business needs, and effectively deploy functional resources to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Experience working in large manufacturing or processing facilities with a represented operational workforce

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution
  • Generous 401k matching program
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Borates and Lithium operates globally providing essential materials to human progress to world markets. Recognized as a pioneer and leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in Boron, California we supply refined borates which are key ingredients in fiberglass, glass, ceramics, fertilisers, wood preservatives and many other products.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

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