Health and Safety Manager – Manufacturing

Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company is an innovative and well established Waikato based business, recognised globally for their specialised dairy ingredients and food products. A highly regarded and stable employer, Tatua offers a supportive working environment and a base for continued professional development.
As you would expect from such an organisation, Health and safety is high on the agenda and their current systems are already at a successful level. To maintain their focus on this, Tatua are seeking a Health and Safety Manager to provide advice, support and coaching to all employees on Health & Safety and Hazardous Substances & New Organisms legislation. Reporting to the GM-Operations, this is a highly visible role within the business and as such you, the incumbent, will be able to communicate with everyone from the factory floor through to the board.
While this operational position does not sit within the leadership/executive team, your hands-on and proactive approach to reaching health and safety goals will still see you as influential to the company hierarchy.

To be suitable for this position you will need to possess the following attributes/experience:
• Formal HS&E qualification
• Experience in a Senior HS&E position within a manufacturing/construction or other high risk working environments
• Excellent communication and influencing skills
• Staff training skills
• Proven experience in changing culture towards Health and safety
• Planning, cost awareness, negotiation skills etc.
This is a great chance to join an outstanding company with an exceptional working environment and an excellent remuneration package. With the Tatua site situated between the Hamilton and Tauranga regions, the location offers someone seeking urban or rural lifestyles, and with a stress-free commute.
For a confidential enquiry or to apply for this position please click on the APPLY button, alternatively contact Tony De Barr on 0800 171 000, or email .
Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.