Workplace Health & Safety Officer

Workplace Health & Safety Officer

Established in 1956, Oakey Beef Exports in Queensland’s Darling Downs region is one of Australia’s largest beef processing plants, employing more than 700 people from Oakey, Toowoomba and the surrounding districts. It offers employment, growth and development for the region, and for the industry.

It offers employment, growth and development for the region, and for the industry.

This Salary Staff position reports directly to the HR and General Manager.

This role involves

  • Providing timely and effective WHS advice to managers and staff;
  • Conducting investigation into workplace incidents and completing reports on investigations
  • Analyzing WHS data to monitor plant performance with regards to WHS compliance and provide reports as necessary;
  • Conducting WHS audits, to ensure the plant meets its auditing requirements;
  • Liaising with managers and supervisors to coordinate WHS activities and monitor WHS related matters;
  • Maintaining the site Safety Management System
  • Conducting risk assessment and creating Safe Work Procedures for new tasks
  • Organizing the site Safety committee including safety representatives and safety committee meetings
  • The prevention of workplace accidents and injuries through risk mitigation

Candidate Profile:

  • A proven Health Safety  Management background with a Diploma or Degree in a relevant field;
  • Strong understanding of the legislative safety frameworks in QLD;
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of WHS policies and programs;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Strong planning and organizational skills along with excellent time management ability;
  • Possess advanced communication and influencing skills at all levels;

The Successful Candidate Would Have

  • Certificate IV/Diploma WHS
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Knowledge of Australian Red Meat Industry, abattoir / cattle or feedlot business is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable.  

Interested applicants please email your resume to the Recruitment Officer

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