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WHS Coordinator


  • Fantastic permanent part-time opportunity – 4 days – 34 hours per week
  • Onsite role based at our Development & Innovation site in Cooranbong
  • Positive and highly reputable company values and culture

The Role:

This is a permanent part-time role, Monday to Friday, 34 hours per week. 

The primary purpose of the role is to implement the corporate the WHS program for our Cooranbong and Morisset sites. This is a hands-on operational support role on a range of Safety matters and coordinates the Recover At Worker (RAW) program for our sites. The role supports the site Leadership teams and would also coordinate and implement several support initiatives for the sites.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Safety function at the SDI and Futures sites, providing hands on end-to-end operational safety support to the team.
  • Coordinate the WHS program for the SDI and Futures sites including systems, controls, site audit rosters, procedures, and documentation.
  • Ensure compliance against WHS legislative requirements and implement best practice.
  • Implementation of the Corporate WHS program including policies, procedures, systems, and controls.
  • Coordinate the WHS Committee for the SDI and Futures sites.
  • Respond to safety incidents on either site.
  • Investigate the root causes of all serious injuries / near misses to determine appropriate corrective actions and report findings.
  • Manage the Recover-at-Work program. Maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders through the process.
  • Participate in site safety related audits.
  • Prepare and present Safety training, inductions, site safety notifications and tool tox talks as required to build greater Safety awareness on site.
  • Produce WHS reports as required, including compiling performance metrics and reports.
  • Ensure compliance with chain of responsibility standards.
  • Coordinate continuous WHS improvement activities for site.
  • Management of site security access cards, contractor management
  • Facilitate the process to keep safe work instructions current and training records.

Skills & Experience:

  • Cert IV in WHS.
  • Recover at Work qualification.
  • 3-5 Years experience in a WHS role.
  • Hands on operational experience in an R&D or manufacturing environment or similar.
  • Experience driving process improvement initiatives is highly regarded.

About Sanitarium & Our Culture:

Sanitarium believes in the potential of every Australian to live well.  That’s why everything we do – from the foods we create, to our role in the community and how we care and develop our staff – is guided by this philosophy. We are Australian owned, and we are also proud to produce some of Australia’s’ most loved products from the favourite Aussie breakfast cereal Weet-Bix, to the nutritious on-the-go liquid breakfast drink UP&GO and the category leader in non-dairy milks, So Good. Not only do we have great products, but we have great teams behind them.  We love what we do, we’re constantly evolving and, where there’s a chance to learn or try something new, we roll up our sleeves.  There’s never a dull moment! We are an organisation driven by our mission, vision, and values.

At Sanitarium we acknowledge that for us to be truly successful and sustainable our people, our values and our philosophy need to be at the forefront of what we do. We are passionate about fostering an environment in which you can flourish and grow, where you feel valued and know that you can make a difference.

The Benefits:

  • Half-day Fridays
  • Access to a range of workplace health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Study assistance to support role requirements
  • Opportunity to contribute to community initiatives

The Selection Process:

We are shortlisting candidates as applications are received. The selection process will include interviews, online and functional testing as well as police, medical and reference checking. 

This vacancy was written and advertised by the employer listed above.