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Workplace Health and Safety Manager - Food

Salary: Negotiable Location: Sydney Ref: SD/01139
Description: Workplace Health and Safety Manager - Food manufacturing

* Permanent full time role
* Large food manufacturer based in Sydney’s West
* Great role to take ownership of site Safety

An opportunity is available for an experienced Health and Safety manager with a well known household brand based in Sydney’s west. The company produce a range of iconic brands that are commonly found in pantries around the country. A strong background in Health and Safety within food manufacturing is the core focus of this position; however environmental compliance is another area that the position is required to fulfill.

The company has one of the best leadership teams who are passionate, driven and determined to get results. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to own this space and be the person responsible for success across Safety. The reporting manager has a strong track record of achieving great results; their management style is inclusive, collaborative and supportive. The main focus of the position is to improve safety systems, reduce LTIs and risks within the factory.

Typical tasks include:

* Review current Health and Safety systems and implement improvements for a more robust system
where needed
* Record all incidents / accidents and negate any risks to reduce LTIs
* Conduct regular risk assessments - identify and communicate results
* Ensure the company are compliant with OH&S legislation and regulation
* Conduct regular training for operations staff on Health and Safety (including contractor inductions)
and positively influence the culture of safety
* Ensure Fire prevention systems, chemical storage and Hazmat details are updated and effective
* Report Health, Safety and Quality results to Senior leadership team
* Create and implement health and well-being programs
* Review and update the environmental impact plan
* Other duties as required

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:

* Qualifications in Health and Safety or a related discipline
* Proven experience in Health & Safety at a managerial level
* High energy and determination to succeed
* FMCG background – food related preferred
* Strong communication and training skills
* High attention to detail
* Strong knowledge of state and federal OH&S legislation

There is plenty of opportunity to make some great achievements in this role. To ensure that the right results are effectively and continuously met, management will provide ongoing support and direction. Salary for this position is around $120,000 + super. Interested candidates can apply through the link below or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson on 0405 696 655 or email

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