First listed on: 09 July 2024

Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

About the role

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager is accountable for the Health & Safety performance of our Golden Circle site, as well as supporting implementation of other Operational Risk initiatives including Environment, Facility Security and Business Continuity. This is not your routine Health & Safety role – come enjoy a diverse and dynamic role within a supportive team where you’ll enjoy the autonomy to drive a broad agenda across the site including:

  • Setting site direction of EHS performance through target setting and performance monitoring
  • Continuous improvement to ensure site EHS compliance with legislation and Kraft Heinz global best practice
  • Ensuring suitable policies, management systems and controls are applied across EHS
  • Driving EHS audits and action plans
  • Mitigating business continuity risks through emergency preparedness plans
  • Qualitative and quantitative EHS reporting
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work
  • Leading and participating in Environment and Social Governance, such as energy conservation and waste reduction initiatives. 

About you

We are seeking an enthusiastic, autonomous individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who can confidently interact with and influence a range of stakeholders across the site drive to drive the EHS agenda.

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Engineering, Science etc), supplemented with Cert IV or Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
  • At least 5 years experience in EHS or safety management in a manufacturing environment, with working knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (i.e. Workplace Health and Safety QLD, Department of Environment & Science).
  • Experience with Safety Management Systems and EHS auditing
  • Experience with Rehabilitation and Return to Work

Benefits program:

 We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:!

  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified), please don’t hesitate to apply!

This position is based in Northgate, a very central location less than 10km from the Brisbane CBD.




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