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WHS Advisor | Southern

  • Location:Victoria | Melbourne (Dandenong)
  • Category:Human Resources & Training | OH&S
  • Reference ID:1035923
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Job posted: 15/01/2019
Applications close: Ongoing



  • Leading OEM for Construction & Mining Equipment
  • Work for a company that truly believes safety takes priority over everything else
  • Friendly team environment and great company culture

Position Details:

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. With a solid network of branches nationally, we service a multitude of customers, including mining and construction with quality equipment and after sales support.

We are looking to recruit a WHS Advisor based in Melbourne, servicing our Southern operations region. In this role you will be reporting directly to the General Manager whilst working closely with our National WHS Manager. You will be required to monitor and maintain HCA's work health and safety management system inline with current legislation, ensure that we maintain and continue to improve our workplace safety culture, identify and effectively manage workplace hazards and risk whilst ensuring the safety and well-being of all HCA employees, contractors and visitors.

Your other duties will include

  • Maintain as a minimum, legislative compliance and 18001 accreditation across your areas of responsibility including other areas in which HCA operate
  • Identify WHS training requirements and develop appropriate training materials
  • Conduct relevant and timely WH&S training sessions for management and staff
  • Manage accident/incident investigations, Workers Compensation claims and Return to work plans to ensure efficiency within our business
  • Continual development/monitoring/improvement of HCA's WHS management systems
  • Work with Managers and Stakeholders at all levels supporting national WHS strategies

To be successful you will possess

  • Extensive experience as a WHS Advisor
  • Exposure to Mining, Trades, Manufacturing or Warehousing Industries
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation
  • Experience in delivering training sessions and toolbox talks
  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in WHS, Cert IV T&A, RTW Certification

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary + super and the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Discounted health insurance premiums
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Culture focused on recognition of effort
  • Exclusive staff discounts on a range of Hitachi products
  • A supportive management team that understands the needs of their employees

With a solid network of branches nationally we know that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading equipment and our quality people, and as such we strive to provide the best working environment possible.

  • Location: Victoria | Melbourne (Dandenong)
  • Category: Human Resources & Training | OH&S
  • Reference ID:1035923