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WHS Advisor - Eastern Region

Location: Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Job ID: NFDEY_1595548162
Date Posted: Aug 5, 2020
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. With a solid network of branches nationally, we service a multitude of customers, including mining and construction with quality equipment and after sales support.

About The Opportunity

We have opened up an exciting opportunity for a WHS Advisor to support our Newcastle, Muswellbrook and Gunnedah branches. Reporting to the Regional Manager and working closely with our National WHS Manager, you will monitor and maintain HCA's work health and safety management system in line with current legislation, ensuring we maintain and continue to improve our workplace safety culture.

This role will work with branch and field operations to provide guidance and support the implementation of effective risk management processes. The successful candidate will support operations and collaborate with customer safety initiatives and investigations. You will identify WHS competency requirements and coordinate training sessions and programs for management and staff. We are looking for a WHS professional to manage accident/ incident investigations, workers compensation claims and return to work plans to ensure efficiency within our business and with Hitachi's safety commitment. An important component of the role will be to identify safety improvements, drive change, encourage employee commitment and enhance the business cultural safety journey.

About You - The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Strong Safety Commitment - Proactive awareness of your own safety and for others around you
  • Previous WHS Experience - ideally having worked in a WHS role within the Mining, Trades, Manufacturing or Warehousing Industries
  • Qualifications -Cert IV in Training and Assessment and RTW Certification preferred. Ideally Diploma or higher in WHS field
  • Technical Knowledge - Trusted to provide holistic technical advice on relevant legislation and able to professionally deliver training sessions and toolbox talks

About the Benefits - What's in it for you?

  • A permanent full time opportunity
  • A competitive and rewarding Salary offer + Super + Company Biannual Bonuses
  • Company laptop + work mobile + Full PPE / corporate uniform supplied
  • Exclusive staff discounts on Medibank Health Cover and a range of other in-house products and services
  • Opportunities for personal development and career progression within a world class, dynamic company
  • The opportunity to become a key business stakeholder

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate and genuinely value diversity at our company.

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