• Health insurance subsidies for you and your family

• Relocation assistance - move to Invercargill

• Excellent growth opportunity and competitive salary

Implement the company’s health and safety systems, providing advice and coaching to the plant management team.

About the role

Located in Lorneville, close to Invercargill, this position will have 1 direct report and influence thinking of all staff 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 at the Plant.

Duties will include everything from running investigations for critical events, plant recordable injury frequency rates, assurance audit completion rates, plant safety action plans, plant coaching frequency and ACC injury management timeliness. You will report to and have a close working relationship with the Plant Manager and be involved in operational decisions.

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

The organisation 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 Kelly on 021 0805 9717 quoting reference #3886.

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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