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WHS Manager - Food Manufacturing

Salary: Negotiable Location: Not Specified Ref: SD/01185
Description: An opportunity for a strategic and experienced Senior Workplace Health and Safety Manager is available with a well established and growing food processor based in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

• Permanent full time role
• Fast growing company
• 1 hour from Brisbane Northern suburbs

The core focus of this position is to review the Health and Safety system across the main manufacturing site and to implement changes for efficiency and effectiveness. The company has a strong track record of compliance and is seeking someone to strategically manage the safety needs of the growing business. Working with the senior leadership team, you will build strong rapport with all stakeholders. The reporting manager has a strong track record and their management style is inclusive, collaborative and supportive.

You will be required to:
• Review current Health and Safety systems and implement improvements where necessary for a more robust and efficient system
• Ensure all incident reporting is carried out and documented
• Conduct risk assessments; identify and communicate results
• Detailed GAP analysis and risk assessment on plant, current systems, documentation, processes, insurance and budget
• Development and Strategic planning of WHS business objectives (E.g. best practice, safety culture, health and wellbeing, LTIs, claims, PPE, training, chemical storage, fire etc.)
• Developing action plans, allocating resources and roll out of projects according to plan
• Problem solving and crisis management plans
• Team coordination and development
• Ensure the company maintain compliance with OH&S legislation and regulation
• Ensure Fire prevention system, chemical storage and Hazmat details are updated and effective
• Report Health and Safety results to Senior leadership team
• 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 strategic level.
• FMCG background – food related highly desirable
• Strong communication and training skills
• High attention to detail
• Strong knowledge of state and federal Health & Safety legislation

A competitive six figure salary and relocation is on offer for the right person. 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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