Plan, Communicate, Engage

Unique NZ owned business

Rare opportunity in prime regional location

Competitive Salary

A role with variety. Showcase your health and safety experience in this unique manufacturing environment.

About the company

Well established and stable in a unique market, our client represents NZ on a global scale. Building on tradition, quality and innovation they partner with high profile companies in aviation, furnishings and footwear, amongst others.

About the role

As Health and Safety Manager, your role is to prevent harm and incidents in this high risk and unique company. You will develop and review company policies, SOP’s, training material and documentation.

Your proactive and positive engagement skills will drive an effective and robust health and safety culture, encouraging worker participation. Supported at a senior level, safety is paramount and this company strives for constant improvement. This role will directly influence this improvement.


Coach senior leaders to manage critical risks

Ensure the company meets legal requirements including the permit to work systems

Complete and review risk assessments on plant, equipment and machinery

Lead incident, accident and hazard prevention across the company

Complete onsite investigations and audits

Oversee contractor compliance

Coordinate monthly health and safety committee meetings

Develop and present health and safety reports to the Board and senior management

Forecast and manage health and safety budgets

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will need to be adept at multi-tasking, have working knowledge of the manufacturing environment and machine guarding and familiarity with chemical handling and storage is beneficial, as this company deals with a range of chemicals unique to their business.

Relevant HSE qualification, tertiary preferred

Significant experience in a manufacturing or high-risk environment

Hazardous substances experience

Proven document writing skills

Excellent verbal and written communication and IT skills

Solid time management and organisational skills

There are no visa/sponsorship opportunities available with this role. This is a permanent position, therefore only applicants with full, valid, permanent working rights will be considered.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter in Word format. If you have any questions, please call Amanda on 021 0818 7342 quoting reference #3256

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