HSE Business Partner

HSE Business Partner

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Melbourne, Australia.
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  • If you're passionate about Automation & eager to make a significant impact, we want to hear from you!

  • Join a team that, supports one another and makes the workplace enjoyable.

  • Vanderlande Industries – Leader in Global Warehouse Automation Industry.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses and in the parcel market.

Established in 1949, Vanderlande has more than 7,500 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing turnover of 1.8 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past seven decades as a highly reliable partner for future-proof logistic process automation.

Your Position

As an HSE Business Partner, you will play a vital role in fostering and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment across three sites: Melbourne, Brisbane, and New Zealand. Your primary purpose is to support each site in the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of our safety management system, programs, and initiatives to ensure the well-being of all personnel. You will report directly to the National HSE Manager.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop, review, and update HSE policies, procedures, and programs.

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Clearly communicate policies across the organization.

  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential hazards.

  • Implement measures to mitigate risks and improve safety standards.

  • Investigate incidents, accidents, and near-misses to determine root causes and prevent recurrence.

  • Design and deliver HSE training programs for employees at all levels.

  • Ensure staff are adequately trained in emergency procedures, safety practices, and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain records of training and certifications and conduct regular HSE audits and inspections.

  • Prepare and submit necessary reports to regulatory bodies.

  • Monitor and analyse HSE performance metrics and trends.

  • Recommend and implement improvements based on data analysis.

  • Serve as a point of contact for HSE matters within the organization.

  • Collaborate with management, employees, and external stakeholders to promote HSE initiatives.

  • Participate in safety committees and other relevant meetings.

  • Develop and maintain emergency response plans and coordinate emergency response drills and training.

  • Act as a first responder in case of emergencies and act as a return-to-work coordinator

About You

  • Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent

  • Cert IV in TAE and 3+ years of construction HSE experience

  • Construction Induction Card (White Card) and First Aid Certificate

  • RTW Coordinator Certificate

  • Experience in WH&S/HSE management techniques and tools

  • Strong knowledge of applicable safety legislation, codes, and Australian Standards

  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages, including word processing, spreadsheets, and email software.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise HSE operations, including conducting and interpreting audits, risk assessments, and reviews.

  • Ability to build and maintain healthy relationships with staff, contractors, and customers.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with excellent negotiation and problem-solving abilities

  • Provide reporting and presentations related to safety forums. 

  • Participate as member of the site management team. 

  • Process owner for safety related incidents and work including managing corrective actions. 

  • Travel for the purposes of lessons learnt and best practice.

What we offer

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to someone who is a team player with a positive, energetic attitude and work ethic as well as the ability to think outside the square. We offer unlimited career growth and development within the regional and global organisation. 

In a world of technology, Vanderlande believes in people – its employees make the difference in everything the company does.

To apply for this unique and exciting opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume. If you would like to have a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Nada Vidakovic on 0435 115 211

Diversity & Inclusion 

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

To apply for this unique and exciting opportunity, submit your resume.