EH&S Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPL/26622
  • Closing Date:10 Jun 2022


We are team Iplex - we’re over 200 people strong and we’re highly passionate about delivering plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand as we work to become NZ’s leader of plastic building materials.  We have team members working in manufacturing and distribution in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton, with our commercial head office based in Auckland.  

We are currently looking for a National EHS Manager to lead the ongoing development of our Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) strategy. As part of a culture change regarding safety behaviours and attitudes, we have substantially invested in our safety leadership framework and in technology and learning tools to better educate our people on safety behaviours. This is an exciting role, part of our leadership team and is a key enabler to continue this step-change in safety culture and will make sure it is applied in a meaningful way across our manufacturing and distribution sites. 

About you
A natural leader and influencer, you will find common ground with all levels of the business, from our frontline people in manufacturing and distribution to the senior leadership team. You are confident and not afraid to introduce change and new ways of doing things. You can clearly and simply articulate EHS strategy and how to achieve it while getting buy-in from key stakeholders and staff. You will need to demonstrate a track record of leading EHS in complex manufacturing/distribution operations previously and hold relevant tertiary qualifications in this field. 

In return we offer excellent benefits including the ability to gain further qualifications, genuine progression opportunities, a salary package commensurate with the position and a range of benefits that come with working for New Zealand’s largest listed company

We’d love to have you join our team – please get in touch if this role sounds like your next opportunity! Click Apply Now or contact for further information 

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.