Health and Safety Advisor

• Are you a dynamic advisor with a passion for Health and Safety?

The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill)

Winstone Pulp International Limited (WPI) has two operational sites in the Central North Island that manufacture wood pulp products (Karioi Pulpmill, a lower tier Major Hazard Facility) and sawn timber (Tangiwai Sawmill) from renewable plantation pine for domestic and export markets. We are seeking a Health and Safety Advisor that can work across all health and safety functions, reporting to the Manager Health Safety, Security and Privacy.

As a company we are committed to increasing our overall health and safety performance and employee engagement and continuing to implement key initiatives critical to our improvement journey.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to base themselves in or around the stunning Ruapehu region, spend time exploring the pure outdoors away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to make a difference in a varied role within an organisation committed to continuous improvement.

About You

You will be able to demonstrate the following competencies and capabilities essential for this role;

 ability to support a manager led approach to health and safety.

 support key projects and daily operational activity, ensuring compliance to the Health and Safety at Work Act, relevant codes of practice and standards, the WPI Major Accident Prevention Policy and Safety Management system.

 extensive administration skills including minute taking, report and draft policy writing.

 significant, demonstrated use of Microsoft Office and customised software solutions, including safety management system(s). Damstra experience is desirable.

 development of internal training materials.

To be successful in this role you will have;

 high energy levels and a flexible and practical approach to workstreams whilst maintaining attention to detail.

 NZISM membership, with evidence of CPD and, registered with HASANZ or be working towards this.

 a strong customer focus with the ability to develop cross functional relationships.

 excellent communication skills.

 a current driver’s license (Restricted at minimum) and personal transport to get to and from work

About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing.

For further information please contact Derek Bensemann on 06 385 8545 ext 892 or email

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to

Applications close at 9.00am, Monday, 11 July 2022.

Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand on a permanent basis

at the time of submitting their application.