National EHS Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Fletcher Insulation AU
  • Location:Rooty Hill
  • Job Reference:FI/10031924
  • Closing Date:16 Dec 2019


Fletcher Insulation is Australia’s leading insulation company supplying our favourite brands of insulation. These include Pink Batts® insulation, Sisalation® reflective foil and Permastop® building blanket - to name but a few.

The Role:

We currently have a vacancy for a National EHS Manager to be based at our Dandenong worksite. Our focus is to promote, support and encourage a culture where safety is everyone’s responsibility. We collectively work to minimise risk, eliminate and control hazards for our people, contractors, suppliers and all stakeholders towards our goal of ‘Zero Harm’.

In this role you will:

Support the Health, Safety & Environment and Production team across Australia and provide counsel and advice for HSE Safety Systems, safety reporting and coordinating FB HSE programs, by:
  • Establishing strategy for improving safety performance – Developing and implementing HSE policies, plans, programs, and systems to meet organisational objectives.
  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of BU Zero Harm Promotions and safety reporting. 
  • Taking accountability, in conjunction with Production Managers, Operations Managers & HSE coordinators, for safety compliance as well as the achievement of lead and lag indicators. 
  • Working with the Group Manufacturing Manager and other regional safety resources to deliver consistent, practical and effective results across all sites.
  • Managing regional HSE systems and processes across all states. This includes working with external parties, maintaining self-insurance and providing local training
  • Leading the development and implement actions in the BU HSE plans, to monitor and drive performance and adherence to plan.
  • Providing advice and assistance in the management of workers compensation, and rehabilitation of injured workers.

About you

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • A Diploma or higher in a related discipline with a Safety/HR focus.
  • A solid working knowledge of HSE technical & legislative requirements, employment legislation and Safe Work Australia Codes of practice.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the HSE function, ideally within the construction or manufacturing industries.
  • Positive interpersonal style with experience including coaching individuals and developing teams to achieve organisational objectives
  • Strong communication, presentation and relationship development skills are essential, as well as a thorough understanding of the commercial pressures facing line management.
  • A high level of motivation and professionalism
  • Level headed at all times, and a stable example to employees
  • Strong computer literacy

Fletcher Building

Together we are part of Fletcher Building, Australasia’s largest building materials supplier. We manufacture building products; from insulation that keeps homes warm and dry, to cement, the foundation of built structures the world over. We operate retail businesses that distribute these products and many more to tradespeople right across the Tasman.

We employ 5,500 people across our Australian division; we know that our people are our greatest asset and as we continue to promote engaged and effective teams who deliver exceptional results for our customers, we are guided by our five core values - customer leading, play fair, better every day, be bold, and better together.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.

How to apply

Interested in joining the Fletcher Building family? Please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our Fletcher Building Talent Acquisition team. We will certainly reach out to our external partners if we require additional talent options. Your respect for this process is appreciated.