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Environmental Health and Safety
Waipapa Pine
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EHS Business Partner

Waipapa Pine is a leading provider of high-quality timber products located in the beautiful Northland area. We have two sawmills, one in Waipapa near Kerikeri in the gorgeous Bay of Islands, and another in Whangarei. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team, we strive to exceed industry standards and deliver excellence in every aspect of our operations. We are also proud to be part of the Fletcher Building Group of companies.

• Partner with senior leadership to develop, implement, and continuously improve EHS strategies and programs that align with company objectives and regulatory requirements.
• Lead and support the development of safety policies, procedures, and training programs to promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship.
• Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify hazards, assess risks, and ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate incidents, near misses, and environmental concerns, and develop effective corrective and preventive actions.
• Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on EHS matters, including hazard identification, risk assessment, and emergency response.
• Stay informed about emerging EHS trends, technologies, and best practices, and proactively recommend opportunities for improvement.

What you offer:
• Tertiary qualification in an appropriate discipline
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in EHS management or related role, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
• Expert understanding and practical knowledge of NZ Health & Safety legislation and standards / codes of practice.
• Knowledge of the implementation of ISO 45001 is desired.
• ICAM (Incident Cause Analysis Method) or equivalent training, with demonstrated experience in conducting thorough and effective incident investigations, identifying root cause and implementing corrective actions
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
• Proven track record of driving EHS initiatives, managing projects, and achieving measurable results.

Why Join Us:
• Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the environment, health, safety, and sustainability of our operations.
• Collaborative and inclusive work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.
• Competitive salary and benefits package, including and professional development opportunities.
• Work-life balance with flexible scheduling options and paid time off.
• Chance to be part of a growing company that values innovation, integrity, and continuous improvement.

What we offer:
We understand that our people are our greatest asset, therefore, being part of the Fletcher Building Group, you will have access to these awesome benefits:

• Attractive remuneration
• Relocation assistance
• Dynamic and inclusive work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.
• Discounts, lots of them; Across a range of businesses and products
• An incredible Employee Education Fund, funding anything from a Diploma to a Master’s Degree
• Employee Welfare Fund to help in times of need
• Ability to join the Fletcher Building share scheme
• An industry-leading parental leave scheme
• Ability to participate in FB wide groups that focus on diversity, sustainability and many other key initiatives

At Waipapa Pine, we offer more than just a job; we provide a supportive and inclusive work environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts, contribute to meaningful projects, and advance your career in a thriving organization committed to excellence and sustainability. If you are passionate about people and are eager to join a dynamic team in the timber industry, we'd love to hear from you. Join us at Waipapa Pine and be a part of a successful team that’s shaping the future of timber manufacturing!