National Health and Safety Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Laminex NZ
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:LMX/15022
  • Closing Date:06 Mar 2020


Health and Safety at Fletcher Building

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for safety professionals at Fletcher Building and we are looking for future leaders to join our teams!

Fletcher Building is embarking on a multi-year safety change programme to take our safety programme (Protect) to world-class levels in terms of safety culture, capability and critical risk management. To do this, we have partnered with Dupont Sustainable Solutions (DSS). DSS is a world leader in safety culture and operational excellence with over 50 years’ experience in helping organisations improve operational effectiveness and capabilities through world-class thinking such as the Dupont-Bradley Curve. As a safety professional, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from the best in the business and join a leadership team that is committed to redefining how we do safety in NZ and Australia.

About us

Part of the Fletcher Building Group, Laminex New Zealand is a diverse business incorporating Manufacturing, Distribution and Sales. With manufacturing sites in Hamilton and Taupo, Distribution Centres in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland, a high performing Customer Service Team in Auckland and 9 Sales/Customer Service Branches nationwide, we manufacture and distribute Laminex New Zealand products such as Meltica, Laminex and particleboard as well as buy in and on sell products sourced from 3rd parties.

About the opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for you to lead Health and Safety initiatives at Laminex to ensure we maintain the highest standards of professionalism and compliance across the function. Safety is at the forefront of everything we do and as Health and Safety Manager you will form an integral part of our leadership team.

You will play a key role in strengthening the safety leadership at Laminex as well as taking the opportunity to contribute to initiatives across the wider Fletcher Group. Working to enhance and develop a proactive, safety focused culture where employees play an active role in the health & safety of the organisation.

About You

We’re keen to speak to leaders capable of being a key advisor to our General Manager. You will be an expert in the field, with a consultative approach enabling safety to be everyone’s business.

You can influence at both an operational and strategic level and are passionate about driving a culture where everyone has an innate sense of their responsibility. Our culture is one of accountability and delivery, so you be passionate about driving the health & safety strategic plan.

You will ideally have a senior level of health and safety experience within a manufacturing or production based organisation working across multiple sites.

If this sounds like you, we’d like to talk. We’re proud to have an industry leading world class safety culture, and we’re interested in speaking to people who can continue to lead this function.

To express your interest in this role, please apply now or email Aurelie Le Gall, Talent Acquisition Manager, E: