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Senior Safety Advisor

Minto, New South Wales, Australia
13th February 2024
Hays - ANZ - 2840845

South-West Sydney location | Permanent position | $150k + super + travel

Your new company
An Australian Heavy Manufacturer company in Western Sydney are looking for a Senior Safety Advisor on a permanent basis to join their team with the common focus of improving safety. The role will be based at their main site in Minto with weekly travel to their 4 regional sites the second half of the week.

Your new role

  • Develop business level policy, procedures, systems and SOPs
  • Engage businesses and encourage consistency around standard safety solutions
  • Perform assurance functions as required and prepare concise reports for management
  • 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 implementation of corrective actions and/or safety improvement initiatives
  • Assist with implementation of agreed corporate safety objectives
  • Ensure that return to work claims are regularly reviewed and effectively managed
  • Design plant risk assessments and manage training functions
  • Have a regular presence on site and lead safety from the front line
  • Actively lead and coach other Safety Advisers in the State within a dotted line reporting structure.
  • Engage with and promote groupwide safety initiatives

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualifications in WHS and extensive experience as a WHS Advisor
  • Training experience (Certificate IV Training & Assessment preferred)
  • Exposure to Manufacturing/Warehousing industries
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in reducing workplace injuries
  • Incident investigation training, with experience leading investigations.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering training to frontline workgroups
  • Competent in conducting risk assessments
  • Builds strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

What you'll get in return
This is a position that will reward a mature individual who enjoys maintaining exceptional professional standards and assisting key stakeholders comply with recognised standards of safety. On offer is a highly competitive salary and accommodation and flights will be paid for, and all km will be reimbursed.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to or call us now on 02 8226 9663.