• Exciting opportunity in a business with 13 Critical Risks

• Lorneville is one of the largest sheep and lamb processing plants in the world

• Excellent growth opportunity and competitive salary

Join a large and committed safety team at the largest processing plant in New Zealand

About the role

Located in Lorneville, close to Invercargill, this position will lead a strong safety team and influence thinking to drive improvement beyond compliance.

Ultimately your role will include keeping your finger on the pulse and utilising your amazing engagement skillset to provide positive and proactive leadership of Health and Safety throughout your Region.

Duties will include everything from running investigations for critical events to effective management of a team of 7. The role reports to the Group H&S Manager; however, you will have a close working relationship with the Plant Manager and be significantly involved in operational decisions.

With an organisation with 13 identified critical risks, safety is incredibly important for Alliance Foods.

A truly varied role where no two days will be the same, you will have full management of projects including financial planning and delivery.

External key relationships with regulatory agencies, contractors, auditors and relevant training providers/organisations should be maintained in a robust and sustainable manner.

Skills and experience

You will enjoy being a self-motivated, self-starter - often working autonomously and with an energetic and proactive nature.

With a solid appreciation of the wider business objectives, you will integrate health and safety with a positive approach, and along with your excellent technical knowledge you will educate and engage at all levels to provide advice and therefore successful health and safety outcomes.

Sound knowledge of risk management principles, current Health and Safety legislation and best practice guidelines are part of your DNA – you will have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and have the drive, ambition and relevant qualifications in order to ensure success.

About the company

Alliance Group is a leading food company owned by skilled and passionate Kiwi farmers who produce the finest quality free-range grass-fed natural lamb, beef and venison.

A global leader in procuring, processing and marketing the world's best quality red meat products. They are a world-class processing and livestock business whose products are enjoyed in more than 65 countries across the globe.

They operate 7 processing plants across New Zealand and Lorneville is their largest site. With 1800 staff operating across 2 shifts they are the largest production facility in New Zealand. Dedicated to safety they have an onsite medical team of 5 and on call Doctor as well as a well organised health and safety team.

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 Justin Pearson on 021 657 334 quoting reference #3297.

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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.

Applications are welcomed from NZ Citizens or those with a Residency or current Work Visa in place.

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