Safety Advisor 0.8 FTE / 4 days

Location Springvale
Discipline Health, Safety & Environment
Job reference 173914
Salary plus super + benefits

Safesearch have been retained by ESSITY Australasia to find their next Safety Advisor professional in Melbourne. This role is 4 days only (0.8FTE) onsite
All applications will be managed by Safesearch
Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

About Essity Australasia
Essity is a global leading hygiene and health company, breaking barriers to well-being. Their expertise in hygiene and health began with the acquisition of the Swedish company Mölnlycke in 1975, with roots stretching back to 1849.
Their sustainable globally trusted brands are designed for everybody, care for the well-being of 1 billion people in 150 countries every day. Working at Essity is not just a career but a chance to make the world healthier, safer, and more hygienic. They empower employees to excel together and reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. They provide a sustainable work-life based and are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in everything they do. It is the key to their success in creating an inclusive, collaborative, and caring company culture where you can be an individual. Their purpose of Breaking Barriers to Well-being, is to enable customers and consumers to lead fuller lives at all stages of life.

About the role
Reporting to the Site Operations and OH&S Management team, this role will form part of the leadership team at Essity's Springvale site and will require onsite presence, 4 days per week. This role will be instrumental in managing and leading the implementation of Essity's Health & Safety Strategy, fostering a proactive safety culture that puts employees first at the heart of everything they do and enabling you to influence and educate positive changes and drive best practice across safety and compliance.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • OHS Management System Implementation.
  • Lead the development and achievement of the Annual OHS Plan.
  • Drive Critical Risk Reduction initiatives.
  • Coaching around Risk Assessments and Incident Investigations.
  • Internal Audit Program: Take charge of the Internal Audit Program to ensure compliance with OHSMS, regulatory requirements, and maintain ISO 45001 certification.
  • Safety Leadership: Demonstrate safety leadership through our I Care Leadership Program, driving a positive and initiative-taking safety culture.
  • Data Analysis and Communication: Analyse and communicate KPIs and OHS statistics, providing recommendations for improvements to enhance our culture, reduce injury risks, and ensure compliance.

You will need to have:

  • A strong knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.
  • Cert IV and or a Diploma in OHS and at least 3-5 years relevant experience in either a Safety Coordinator or a Safety Advisor role with demonstrated success in safety leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience with Safety Management Systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in manufacturing, FMCG or logistics environments highly recommended.
  • This role is a 0.8 FTE | 4 days per week, onsite based role reporting to the Operational Site Manager.

Essity Australasia offers you:

  • Learning and professional development throughout your career.
  • Career progression with the chance to work for a global business with presence around the world.
  • Collaborative & inclusive culture.
  • Sustainable & innovative initiatives that have a purpose for the organisation.
  • Competitive Salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Annual wellness day and option to purchase additional leave.
  • Corporate HQ offices and on site manufacturing plant.
  • Free onsite parking.

If this role sounds like your next career opportunity, please reach out to Dani Easterbrook or Brittany Nikolich at SAFESEARCH or hit APPLY and upload a WORD version of your CV.

Closing Date: 30th April 2024

Dani Easterbrook
Senior Manager

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