Safety & Training Specialist

Job Title: Safety & Training Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Gosford, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH21098_1630648438
Contact Name: Louise Mann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2021 15:53

Job Description

About us:

We are the global leader in hydrothermal upgrading technology, our proprietary Cat-HTR platform is providing a bridge to a lower carbon future as a new approach to the advanced recycling of such things as end of life plastics back to new plastics avoiding landfill and contamination, leading the way in a circular economy. This advanced recycling platform has the proprietary name of Cat-HTR and is now commercial-ready with global joint-ventures and licences across resources and renewables including, Dow, Mitsubishi, Canfor & KBR.

Cat-HTR is a breakthrough technology proven at large scale to convert a wide range of feedstocks including waste and non-edible biomass and end of life plastics into synthetic crude oil that can be used in existing infrastructure to create new plastics and also decarbonise transportation fuel.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity at our global technology development centre in Somersby on the NSW Central Coast for an experienced WHS professional, with training experience, who is passionate about creating safety and wellbeing best practice and is dedicated to developing and delivering effective safety and training practices for our Somersby development site, these training documents will also be used to support our growing global partner network as they roll out Cat-HTR plants.

As our Safety and training Specialist, you will be able to see the 'big picture' whilst also possessing an eye for detail, providing hands-on safety leadership, guidance, advice and support to operational teams to maintain a safe, effective, and quality driven site.

Key responsibilities

  • Hazard identification, safety leadership, risk assessments & management, implementation of new initiatives & controls and follow up reporting.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain company policies and procedures ensuring updates are being appropriately communicated to management, staff, and external stakeholders in accordance with all legislative requirements and industry best practice standards.

  • Update and maintain internal WHS and plant operational training management systems and safety registers including recording all information relating to safety, environment, and quality processes.

  • Manage Incident investigations, incident management processes and reporting, preparing JSA/SOP's, and Risk Assessments as required.

  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of safety training programs and safety culture surveys.

  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety, plant operational matters and accident prevention.

  • Support and promote wellbeing initiatives.

What you'll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications (as a minimum Certificate IV) in Occupational Health and Safety or other related field.

  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of project management, occupational risk management and work health and safety systems.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of WHS, policy compliance and current legislation and practices.

  • Proven resilience and adaptability in a complex and changing work environment.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop training materials.

  • Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision.

  • Solution driven approach to problems / conflict.

  • A strong commitment to lead and drive safety.

  • Previous working experience in an industrial plant setting is essential - exposure to petrochemical facilities will be highly regarded.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "apply for this job" and include an up to date resume and covering letter.

For a confidential discussion please contact Louise Mann on 02 4929 1666.

At peoplefusion we don’t just accept diversity and inclusion —we celebrate it! We strive to create an environment of equal opportunity regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, religion or physical ability, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. If you require any assistance with your application please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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