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Workplace Health and Saftey Officer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

  • Ferociously successful Australian manufacturer with a global footprint
  • Autonomous role with variety
  • Liaise with a wide range of stakeholders

About the company

Established approximately 60 years ago, this publicly listed, global company is headquartered in Brisbane and still retains its family-based culture. An industry leader that has created numerous innovative brands in the construction industry, with recent major acquisitions strengthening their international footprint. Designing and manufacturing to extremely high standards and producing premium products with well-respected brands has ensured their highly regarded products will remain trusted solutions for years to come.

About the role

Located at their Melbourne manufacturing facility, and reporting to the Operations Manager APAC, this role is responsible for inculcating the importance of workplace health and safety across the group. Training, coaching, providing guidance and assistance to line managers and employees to create an employee-led health and safety culture.


  • Continue to drive OH&S culture across the organisation
  • Inspect workplaces, equipment, machinery & operating practices to ensure they meet safety regulations, while identify hazards & risks
  • Ensure that workplaces conform with organisational procedures & safety standards
  • Make sure dangerous materials are correctly stored & good housekeeping practices are maintained
  • Ensure everyone is aware of, and complies with, all legislation relating to their duty of care, workplace activities & the use of its plant, equipment & substances
  • Record & report hazards, accidents, injuries &health issues within the workplace
  • Assist with the investigation of accidents & unsafe working conditions, offering possible causes & recommend remedial action

Skills & experience

  • Experience within a machinery - manufacturing & production environment
  • Diploma of Work Health and Safety or a Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety
  • Ability to identify safety issues & prepare a comprehensive plan to achieve goals including a thorough site & workplace inspections & report findings
  • Develop rapport across all levels & influence people that do not necessarily report to you
  • Well developed written & verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to work autonomously & within a team
Why is This a Great Opportunity:


  • Extremely successful Australian manufacturer, driven by global strategy & a passionate leadership team
  • An opportunity to work for a publicly listed, Australian manufacturer with a global footprint
  • The ability to educate & impact a wide range of staff
  • An autonomous role where you can take ownership, educate & influence cultural shift
  • Interact with a diverse range of people internally & externally
  • Extremely well-regarded products & solutions

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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