Health and Safety Advisor

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: HR & Talent Acquisition
Reference: 1154894
Posted: 3 days ago
About our client:

Our client is a global manufacturing organisation with over 100 manufacturing plants globally with an established operation throughout Australia. They specialise in creating technologies to aid in the creation or separation of fluids across numerous sectors.
Over the last three years, their business within Australia has gone from strength to strength, the NSW operation now has gone from one plant to three during this time.

The role:    

You will take the lead as the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor for NSW. In this role, you will work closely with operations leaders to ensure all EHS requirements are implemented and met across the sites within NSW.
As the leader of EHS, you will work in an advisory capacity to educate the business, drive all EHS strategy and ensure current operations meet necessary regulatory standards.
This role will involve an element of travel between the three site locations Sydney, Newcastle and Maitland.  The role can be based out of any of these locations.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Lead employee engagement ad education around EHS;
  • Work across multiple teams, coordinating with Operations leaders to drive EHS implementation;
  • Carry out all accident and incident investigation end to end ensuring all outcomes are actioned;
  • Mentor EHS representatives and engage with workplace committees;
  • Ensure the business is up to date with all EHS compliance and regulatory certifications;
  • Support all injured returning to work employees with structure return to work plan;
  • Ensure all Health and Safety documentation and Data is maintained and adheres to ISO 45001
The successful candidate will be able to satisfy the following criteria:
  • Over five years’ experience in Health & safety advisory roles;
  • Ideally have experience in manufacturing or construction sectors, other industries will be considered;
  • Certified qualification in Health and Safety;
  • Ability to travel within NSW, pool vehicles are available in this role;
  • Be comfortable working autonomously and as part of a larger team;
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and administration skills.
What’s on offer?

A competitive salary and opportunity to grow into a state based NSW role.