First listed on: 04 November 2018

National EHS Advisor 

Who we are
Schindler Lifts Australia is part of the Schindler Group, one of the top elevator companies in the world, spanning 100 countries with more than 60,000 employees worldwide. We are one of the largest suppliers of new elevators, escalators and moving walkways in Australia today, employing over 1,000 employees who design install, service and modernise urban transport systems for almost every building type. Working with us means that every single day, no matter what you do, you seize the opportunity to impress our customers and tackle every challenge head-on, in partnership with our highly skilled teams.
What is the role?
Reporting to the National EHS Manager, the main function of this role is to assist the National EHS Manager in ensuring that the company's EHS Management System is understood, implemented and maintained at all levels of the organisation. 
Your key responsibilities involve managing return to work injury management and workers compensation claims nationally, manage our subcontractor process nationally, assist in driving and promoting safe behaviours and compliance nationally through training, support and advise on EHS matters and conducting audits/inspections, safety walks and incident reporting.
To be successful in the role, you will have previous experience managing workers compensation claims and injury management combined with some EHS advisory experience ideally within a construction, facilities management or industrial/manufacturing industry and with exposure to high risk safety circumstances.  You will also possess:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Work Health and Safety, or similar discipline
  • Workcover accreditation as a Return to Work Coordinator
  • OH&S Construction Induction Certificate (White card)
  • Experience in hazard identification, risk management and ensuring compliance with EHS management systems
  • Experience in developing and providing EHS training
  • Strong communication, time management and administration skills with the ability to partner with the business to influence outcomes
What's in it for you?
This role is an excellent opportunity for you to expand your existing skills in a large, global organisation. At Schindler, we have a great culture that is supportive and inclusive. We care about building value and quality for our customers, we are committed to your development, we work with integrity and build trusting relationships, and we put safety first. There is potential for real growth both personally and professionally working with a great bunch of people.
Join us and benefit from a competitive salary package, bonus program, access to education and development, staff discounts and a wide variety of social activities - even a day off on your birthday!
How to apply:
If you are passionate about a career with us, please visits our Career site -; click on the "Apply" button and complete our online application form.
If you are an existing Schindler employee, please ensure you have discussed your application with your line manager prior to applying.
We support diversity and inclusion in all our workplaces; women, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people with a multicultural background or a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note we do not accept applications from recruitment agents for any position, this includes those that are submitted directly to the company or where the recruiter has contacted a manager. 

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