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WHS Manager

Dandenong South

Company Portrait - A Global Perspective

The Wurth Group is a world market leader in the trade of assembly and fastening material. The Wurth Group consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has over 78,000 employees worldwide. According to the preliminary annual financial statement, the Wurth Group generated sales in excess of EUR 14.7 billion in 2020. 

About Wurth Australia

Wurth Australia has been supplying assembly products within the automotive, construction and engineering industries for over 39 years. We have approximately 640 employees servicing over 54,000 customers and selling our wide range of uniquely branded workshop supplies.

Join the Wurth Team 

Are you looking for a challenging role with varied career prospects? As a globally active family business, Wurth Australia employees enjoy a variety of career pathways, personal development possibilities and numerous opportunities to contribute your ideas and creativity in your professional life. 

The Role

Working along side our fast-paced Human Capital Department, you will utilise your WHS experience and qualifications to support our business nationally, providing advice to our on road sales and management teams, internal departments and our 3 distribution centres located in Dandenong, Ormeau and Balcatta.

Reporting to the Human Capital Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform generalist WHS tasks to ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws and alignment with organizational goals
  • Provide high quality WHS advice, support and guidance to management and employees to assist them meeting their respective responsibilities under relevant WHS legislation and company requirements.
  • Develop and manage health and safety policies and procedures and provide support to line managers to ensure appropriate safety compliance checks and analysis are conducted
  • Coach and mentor WHS team, HSRs and Business Improvement Team (BIT) members and lead BIT meetings
  • Report and present to management and other stakeholders on WHS data
  • Develop and maintain all aspects of the WHS system, including but not limited to hazard and risk identification, record retention and control, audits and continuous improvement
  • Lead end to end injury management and early injury intervention processes
  • Conducting internal investigations including in relation to WHS incidents and near misses
  • Manage emergency response procedures at all sites
  • Identify, develop and implement WHS training programs for management and staff consistent with their WHS responsibilities,
  • Ensuring compliance with dangerous goods storage and licensing requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Formal qualifications in WHS and certified Return to Work Coordinator
  • Sound knowledge of applicable Australian WHS legislation, codes of practice and International Standards.
  • An ability to collaborate, influence and build relationships to motivate and educate shareholders.
  • Excellent and well-developed interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills
  • Proven research and systems development skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver new training programs in line with stakeholder needs.
  • Demonstrated project management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management experience with high level problem-solving skills and the ability to think flexibly to develop solutions to meet business needs

This is a great opportunity to leverage your extensive skills and experience in the WHS environment in a strong, stable and ever growing global company. 

For more information regarding Wurth Australia and this opportunity, visit our website at https://www.wurth.com.au/

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically ineligible to apply for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

If you have any questions, please contact our national Recruitment Team on 03 8788 1199.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

 

Job No. 1338
Job will close: 30 Nov 21
Job Location: Dandenong South (VIC)

WHS Manager

Dandenong South

Company Portrait - A Global Perspective

The Wurth Group is a world market leader in the trade of assembly and fastening material. The Wurth Group consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has over 78,000 employees worldwide. According to the preliminary annual financial statement, the Wurth Group generated sales in excess of EUR 14.7 billion in 2020. 

About Wurth Australia

Wurth Australia has been supplying assembly products within the automotive, construction and engineering industries for over 39 years. We have approximately 640 employees servicing over 54,000 customers and selling our wide range of uniquely branded workshop supplies.

Join the Wurth Team 

Are you looking for a challenging role with varied career prospects? As a globally active family business, Wurth Australia employees enjoy a variety of career pathways, personal development possibilities and numerous opportunities to contribute your ideas and creativity in your professional life. 

The Role

Working along side our fast-paced Human Capital Department, you will utilise your WHS experience and qualifications to support our business nationally, providing advice to our on road sales and management teams, internal departments and our 3 distribution centres located in Dandenong, Ormeau and Balcatta.

Reporting to the Human Capital Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform generalist WHS tasks to ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws and alignment with organizational goals
  • Provide high quality WHS advice, support and guidance to management and employees to assist them meeting their respective responsibilities under relevant WHS legislation and company requirements.
  • Develop and manage health and safety policies and procedures and provide support to line managers to ensure appropriate safety compliance checks and analysis are conducted
  • Coach and mentor WHS team, HSRs and Business Improvement Team (BIT) members and lead BIT meetings
  • Report and present to management and other stakeholders on WHS data
  • Develop and maintain all aspects of the WHS system, including but not limited to hazard and risk identification, record retention and control, audits and continuous improvement
  • Lead end to end injury management and early injury intervention processes
  • Conducting internal investigations including in relation to WHS incidents and near misses
  • Manage emergency response procedures at all sites
  • Identify, develop and implement WHS training programs for management and staff consistent with their WHS responsibilities,
  • Ensuring compliance with dangerous goods storage and licensing requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Formal qualifications in WHS and certified Return to Work Coordinator
  • Sound knowledge of applicable Australian WHS legislation, codes of practice and International Standards.
  • An ability to collaborate, influence and build relationships to motivate and educate shareholders.
  • Excellent and well-developed interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills
  • Proven research and systems development skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver new training programs in line with stakeholder needs.
  • Demonstrated project management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management experience with high level problem-solving skills and the ability to think flexibly to develop solutions to meet business needs

This is a great opportunity to leverage your extensive skills and experience in the WHS environment in a strong, stable and ever growing global company. 

For more information regarding Wurth Australia and this opportunity, visit our website at https://www.wurth.com.au/

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically ineligible to apply for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

If you have any questions, please contact our national Recruitment Team on 03 8788 1199.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

 

 
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