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Safety Health and Environment Lead

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Supply Chain
Minto, Campbelltown Municipality, New South Wales
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We are looking for a Safety Health and Environment Lead for Unilever Australia. This includes improvements to SHE management systems, providing SHE leadership and practical support, and driving SHE improvement programs at site level. 

Role Summary

  • Direct and coordinate the evolution and implementation of the SHE Management System for the site.

  • Maintain the safety and health system to ensure compliance with company and relevant industry and legislative requirements.

  • Develop, track and assist in the completion of site SHE Improvement Plans

  • Drive continuous improvement to the physical environment, as well as the safety culture.

  • Assist in the development of training needs and schedules

  • Taking the lead role for site consultation structures and committees

  • Facilitate and lead working groups to focus on health, safety and well-being programs.

  • Coordinate site SHE communications including toolbox talks and team briefs.

  • Be responsible for coordinating and overseeing implementation of all Health & Safety programs and processes

  • Ensure operational control standards relevant to the site are developed and adhered to.

  • Lead the site emergency preparedness and response program,

  • Day to day management of safety activities including risk assessments, incident investigation, action management and reporting.

  • Completion of safety observations and inspections and co ordinate the overall monitoring program for the site.

  • Conduct SHE Audits as necessary.

  • Oversee the site security program.

  • Manage the site’s workers compensation activities including :

    • Return to Work Programs (which includes liaising with both internal and external parties)

    • establishing and maintaining communications with injured employees and managing their rehabilitation

  • Complete site SHE reporting and conduct data analysis to inform SHE strategy

  • Provide support, advice and coaching to all management and leadership teams in effective SHE management practices.

What you will bring:

  • Proven track record in the areas of OH&S systems management, national and state OH&S legislation

  • Cert IV in OH&S or higher qualification in a related field

  • Return to Work qualifications and experience:

  • Familiar with relevant Australian Standards relating to a Manufacturing Facility. (eg. Confined Spaces, Working at Heights, Management of Contractors, Electrical Standards, Machine Guarding etc)

  • The ability to use data to determine trends and action plans

What awaits you at Unilever

The core of Unilever’s culture is captured as Human, Purposeful, Accountable. You will be joining a dynamic, flexible, and inspiring work environment that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success.

This is your opportunity to be part of a purpose-led business and a global community where you can progress your career both locally and internationally. You will also benefit from amazing discounts on external company products, attractive employee referral reward program amongst other benefits.

This is a great opportunity to work within an iconic and global organisation. We have gained our reputation as one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge, don't waste any time - apply now!

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Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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