Safety Manager in Melbourne at ITW

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Welcome to ITW 

ITW is a global Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company that was founded on innovation
and expanded on the strength of its customer commitment. For over 100 years, i
t’s the highly talented people at ITW businesses all over the world who drive our success through new products and customer-driven solutions.

We have a unique opportunity to join our business as a safety manager, supporting two of our divisions based across our Dandenong South and Moorabbin locations. ITW in Australia is the largest supplier of fasteners and hardware products into the retail market and a market leader in power fastening solutions for the framing, trim and roofing segments. Our Brands include; Paslode, Stockade, Buildex, Pryda and Databuild. Ramset™, Lane and Prestige.

The impact you could make

Providing strategic and operational safety leadership to both the Retail and Residential Divisions, you will define the strategy, plan and associated initiatives to enable a positive safety culture and drive compliance with relevant legislation and company policies that enable workforce health and wellbeing. As subject matter expert, you will coach leadership and Health and Safety Committees on compliance obligations and creation and maintenance of safe work practices. You will partner with, educate and provide advice to managers & employees on the management and mitigation against critical safety risks and the efficient and effective management of workplace hazards and/or incidents. With your continuous improvement focus, you will own and maintain the divisional safety system, manage reporting and audit the system for compliance.

Job Requirements

About you

Key to your application is your safety leadership and passion and commitment to building a safe work environment and safe workplace culture. Known for your collaborative working style, you are a team player who can rapidly establish credibility and influence at all levels of the organisation to help deliver results and improve outcomes. As a natural ‘80/20’ leader, you will thrive in a busy work environment, helping to coach stakeholders and drive focus on the safety areas that have the greatest level of impact in the business. You will be suitably qualified in Workplace Health & Safety Management (or equivalent) and have demonstrated experience in the management of workers compensation, fitness for work cases and return to work (RTW) programs. You bring a strong knowledge of risk management principles including related practices and procedures, preferably in an industrial environment.

What it will mean for you

You will join a passionate business and a collaborative and skilled team across the Asia-Pacific region. As an equal opportunity employer dedicated to providing a flexible and inclusive working environment, you will witness first-hand our enviable track record of internal career growth and progression. Alignment to our values of Integrity, Trust, Simplicity, Shared Risk & Respect will see you naturally excel.  A very competitive package and company benefits are on offer.