Safety Manager Job in Melbourne, Australia

Company:  PACCAR Australia.

Location: Bayswater VIC

We are seeking an experienced Safety professional to join PACCAR Australia.
PACCAR is a global market leader specialising in the design, manufacture and distribution of premium heavy commercial vehicles Kenworth and DAF, related parts, and financial services via an extensive dealer network throughout Australia.
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, this role forms part of the human resources leadership team. The key focus of the role is to manage, oversee and provide support and guidance to PACCAR Australia management and employees regarding safety and security matters.
Key Responsibilities:

-Provide support and advice to internal customers ensuring best  practice safety across all sites.
-Leading and mentoring the safety team to achieve organisational safety goals.
-Ensure all sites are compliant to Worksafe regulations, monitor and communicate regulation changes.
-Implement, manage and monitor safety initiatives and drive a Safety First culture.
-Data analysis and reporting to management.
-Address safety related issues, coordinate safety training programs and lead the safety committee.

Key Challenges:

-Influencing stakeholders of varying levels to own safety and implementing change across multiple sites.
-Analysing and resolving safety issues including conducting Risk Assessments.
-Building and maintaining relationships with regulatory bodies.
-Balancing and prioritising day to day activities and projects.
-Increasing business engagement by identifying and implementing safety improvements.

The Ideal Candidate:

-Tertiary Qualification in Workplace Health and Safety, or related discipline.
-A broad background in an operational environment, ideally manufacturing/production.
-Extensive knowledge of Worksafe, Occupational Health and Safety and environmental regulations.
-Proven project and change management experience.
-Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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