Safety Coordinator | Food Manufacturing

Job Title: Safety Coordinator | Food Manufacturing
Contract Type: Contract or Temp
Location: South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH15291_1520551680
Contact Name: Scott Logan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2018 23:28

Job Description

About the company

This Australian food manufacturer is well known, with both their own brands and private label products that can be found prominently displayed within the major retailers Coles and Woolies. They operate a plant with both fully automated and semi-automated production at their site based in outer South Eastern suburbs Melbourne. As part of their transformation journey and a new structure, they are seeking a safety professional to work on delivering their established safety strategy.

About the role

The Safety Coordinator will be responsible for delivering the objectives of their established safety strategy. Under the direction of the Site QSE Manager you'll maintain good safety performance and drive incremental improvement. You'll work on maintaining the incident and near miss register, conduct incident investigations, safety training and risk assessments, manage monthly safety meetings, manage environmental hazards and near misses, provide recommendations on how to improve safety performance, and work closely with the production and operations team to reduce the incidence of hazards, injuries and near misses.

About you

We're looking for the following:

  • Relevant tertiary degree
  • Further training in health and safety
  • Experience in a manufacturing based safety position
  • Proactive and assertive approach to safety
  • Strong communication and influencing skills


For a safety professional who is available to commence in a new role at reasonably short notice, this is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a business driving a major transformation agenda, that has in recent times brought in highly respected industry veterans within their leadership team and are significanlty improving their capability as a business. The future looks bright for this Australian favourite, and could be a great place to develop your career.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan on 03 8613 3551 for a confidential discussion.