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Safety Lead

Kewdale, Perth

Salary: $140,000 - $150,000

plus super

  • Successful building materials manufacturing business with over 5000 employees nationally.
  • Primarily based out of Kewdale with oversight of 8 sites
  • Take ownership of multiple sites

About the company
Acquainted Talent are partnering with an established building materials manufacturer as they seek a Safety Lead to manage multiple business across WA.

Our client is a conglomerate of multiple businesses across Australia that focus across the manufacturing, supply, and distribution of building materials.

About the role
Reporting into the General Manager, you’ll be the subject matter expert for all health and safety and workers compensation matters across various businesses. Primarily based in Kewdale, this role will see you coach operational managers, build capability, and drive a positive safety culture across all sites.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement business level policy, procedures and SOPs
  • Engage businesses and encourage consistency around standard safety solutions
  • Lead by example and apply pragmatic approaches to solving problems
  • Work with businesses to identify and develop new initiatives that lead to measurable performance gains within safety systems, processes and behaviours
  • Actively assist business leaders with safety improvement initiatives
  • Act as the co-ordinator for implementation of agreed head office objectives
  • Collate relevant data and prepare reports as and when required
  • Ensure that work injury claims are reviewed and effectively managed
  • Monitor legislative change and provide advice to the senior leaders

About you
This opportunity would suit an operationally focused Health and Safety professional that has experience in building capability across multiple sites. It’s important that you have excellent communication skills, can effectively engage with all levels of stakeholders to bring them on the safety journey.

Experience within manufacturing or a blue-collar high-risk environment is desirable for this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Safety Lead to join the site leadership team and be responsible improving safety across all sites. The parent company employ circa 20 HSE professionals nationally and therefore you’ll have the opportunity to work with exceptional health and safety professionals, while also having ownership of WA.


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