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Safety Officer

Job no: 502870
Work type: Full Time
Location: Tumut

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The opportunity:

Visy has been operating for over 70 years, with a range of products that have been developed to provide boxes and protective packaging for just about any item. 

Reporting to the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Manager you will be responsible for helping drive the site health and safety function by engaging all workers on site to take a proactive approach to their safety, coordinating mandatory training leading the emergency response team and assisting with ongoing compliance and accreditation of the HSE system.

You will be a passionate and collaborative SME dedicated to ensuring hazard identification, reduction and elimination of risks and ensuring insightful reporting.

The key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Following up on safety incidents/complaints, carrying out thorough investigations and implementing corrective actions, ensuring data integrity and consistency in reporting per case
  • Optimising document control of the HSE systems
  • Conducting regular site audits/ inspections for the general site to ensure compliance of regulatory requirements and accreditation of the HSE system
  • Work closely with site operations to ensure compliance to safety requirements both legislative and Visy standards, and minimise and/eliminate risk
  • Keep up to date with latest developments around safety standards and participate in improvement projects to drive best practice
  • Adhering to all safety and environmental policies and procedures

What you will bring to the team:

  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or related
  • Knowledge and application of HSE management systems, ISO standards and environmental legislations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence, negotiate and effectively manage conflict
  • Proactive, continuous improvement mindset focussed on efficiencies and a solutions-oriented approach
  • Excellent time management, with the ability to prioritise and deliver in a fast paced environment

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Mish Ohona on 0499 399 755 for a confidential discussion, or apply now.

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.















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