First listed on: 15 April 2024

HSE Manager Queensland


At Visy, we love solving problems. And that’s something we do better working together. We’re looking for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. Visy people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging. Because together, we can create a better world.

The Opportunity:

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. Visy's past, present and future are linked by a commitment to growth, through meeting our customers' needs and the wise use and re-use of scarce resources.

Visy's success in Safety & Sustainability depends on carefully balancing economic, environmental and social factors. Being truly sustainable is a journey of continuous improvement, learning and adaptation. It is through the dedication, skills and initiative of our people that Visy has prospered and will continue to move ahead.

Reporting to the National HSE Operations Manager – Northern Region, this role will be based in Gibson Island, QLD. You will play a key role in developing and driving the safety and health culture for our sites of Queensland, providing expertise in the management of business risk, engaging and coaching managers, supervisors and employees in fostering a high performance HSE culture.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop and implement HSE policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Conduct risk assessments and safety audits to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate controls to mitigate risks.
  • Investigate incidents and accidents to determine the root cause and develop corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Engage people at all levels in the business, coaching and challenging behaviours to achieve a high level of performance and consistent and appropriate HSE behaviours.
  • Develop and execute HSE training programs to ensure all employees are adequately trained in safety protocols and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies and other stakeholders to ensure compliance and promote the organization's HSE initiatives.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Tertiary qualifications in WHS/OHS, environmental science or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in an Environment or Occupational Health and Safety or related role in the manufacturing or recycling/waste industries.
  • Knowledge of HSE management system, hazard & risk management, HSE audits, incident investigation, management of change, HSE training, crisis & emergency management protocols & ISO Standards (ISO 45001, ISO 14001)
  • Strong communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging, recycling, re-manufacturing, and logistics industries. We love solving the problems that make an impact and grow our business. If you think you can help us, you’ll fit right in.

Please write to for any additional information or apply now.

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history
check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol ­testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that
embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

Applications close: 27 Apr 2024 E. Australia Standard Time

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