Senior HSE Business Partner – Food Manufacturing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Career Progression Opportunity With High Profile Food Manufacturer
  • Leadership Role Based in Regional Victoria
  • Supportive and Friendly Work Environment



Our client is a well-known and highly respected Food Manufacturer. They are part of a global, diversified international group employing over 100,000 employees worldwide. With clarity on future direction and clearly defined values, our client is one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers.



This role is based in Regional Victoria, near Bendigo and has become available due to an internal promotion. Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Senior HSE Business Partner will support two manufacturing streams within the factory. Ideally, we are looking for someone with a minimum of five years operational safety experience.

Our client’s number one priority is safety. This position will work together with the relevant Business Leaders to create an environment where safety is paramount and becomes the effective and pragmatic way the team does things.

The successful candidate will facilitate health & safety activities to educate, influence and embed a strong safety culture among the team leaders and people to achieve the most effective outcome.

As such responsibilities include:

  • The successful roll out of the Safety for Everyone, everyday program for the site
  • The facilitation of the state’s risk reduction programs and workers compensation
  • Provides the team with technical support and practical HSE advice
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSE legislations
  • Ensure self insurance systems integrity through regular site auditing
  • Data collection, analysis, reporting and presenting

This is a very large, complex and fast-paced operation and requires leaders that are passionate about safety and people. You must be decisive and confident, able to work with cross functional teams to ensure all concerns are addressed appropriately.



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Formal qualifications in HSE / OHS and a  Certificate IV in Training  is highly desirable
  • Experience in Environmental Management is highly desirable
  • At least 5 years experience in a Health, Safety and Environment role
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing facility and will have a good understanding of production and manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Experience working in a team that has implemented cultural change / behavioural change in a large to medium workplace
  • Stakeholder engagement to build and leverage internal customer relationships to deliver business outcomes
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills to increase safety leadership capability in the business
  • Excellent time management skills and a can-do attitude



To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group. To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call Daniele on 0434 746 361 OR our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours. After hours please call Helen on 0438 620 434.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates.  Please note, if you are not contacted within three weeks, you are not successful on this occasion.

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