Health and Safety Manager

Location: Shepparton
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Attractive base and super
Contact: Caitlin Murrell

An iconic food manufacturer with a 100-year commitment to playing a positive role in the Australian economy, our client has played a significant role in Australia's food industry. The organisation has manufacturing sites across Victoria and a commercial office in Melbourne. With significant investment into the business, they are going through a phase of unprecedented growth and moving towards a global business model. Continuous improvement of their safety culture and management systems is critical to their continued success, and in line with this they are looking to hire a high-performing Health and Safety Manager to lead their Safety team at their largest manufacturing site in Shepparton.

About the Role

Reporting into the Head of Operations, with a dotted line to the Head of Risk and Sustainability, the Health and Safety Manager will work with employees across the site to build a robust safety culture and continue the roll-out of the safety management system and policy.

You will be the go-to specialist on site for all health and safety matters, coaching a highly-engaged workforce. Operating with a high level of autonomy, you will have the opportunity to build a safety program from early stages to deeply embedded within the business. You'll be involved in the roll-out of the safety management system, and ongoing monitoring and improvements.

This role is ideal for a 'people person', with a strong grounding in safety backed up by the ability to engage on the shop floor and bring others along on the safety journey.

Skills & Experience

This is an excellent time to grow the business, during a time of strong growth and with the backing of a supporting management team.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Knowledge of HS frameworks, legislation, & regulations and experience implementing through policies & procedures successfully in a business.
  • Ability to rapidly build rapport with all levels across the business, coupled with a genuine passion for safety
  • Relevant qualifications within OH&S
  • Experience within fast-moving consumer goods is essential to the success of the role


Our client is one of Australia's longest -standing and most iconic food brands. You will work within a business with a passion for excellence. The role has the opportunity to progress into a group-level position in time, and you will be supported by an excellent learning and development program.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a rural tree change, where they can make a genuine difference in a home-grown Aussie business about to take on the world.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Caitlin Murrell on 0401867404 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number 22196.