Senior Operational Safety Specialist

Brisbane Permanent / Full Time

My background crosses a wide range of industries including, Education, Leisure, Retail, Corrections, Residential Aged Care and Hospitals. With over 16 years of experience in safety management roles encompassing Health, Safety, Environment and Quality management systems Australia wide, I have a broad knowledge across all functions of safety and risk management. I have a passionate approach to recruitment, possesses strong operational, technical safety knowledge and an eye for detail, ensuring you gain the best result for your staffing requirement.

Recruiter :
Ken McConnell

Ken McConnell
  • Brisbane based with hybrid working
  • Work with a great team.
  • Choice of company vehicle
About the Role:
We are seeking a highly skilled Specialist to provide expert advice, support, and direction for our client's operational risk requirements across Australian and New Zealand operations in the automotive sector. The focus of this role is on high-risk areas, with an emphasis on critical risk management and controls in electrical, construction and maintenance projects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Identify and manage risks, incorporating equipment manufacturers' best practices and the full operational lifecycle, including Sales, Service, Parts, and Auxiliary.
  • Develop and implement pragmatic systems, tools, and instructions to support all levels of management and control.
  • Engage and involve employees through a people-centric approach.
Skills and Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of high-risk health and safety contexts.
  • Proficiency in risk management methodologies (Bowtie, Fishbone).
  • Experience with process safety and workflow or process mapping (HAZOP principles or similar).
  • Expertise in human factors and change management.
  • Background in engineering or process development within the context of maintenance and asset lifecycle management.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Degree or Bachelor level in HSE, Engineering, or Risk.
  • Investigation certification (Tap Root or ICAM).
  • Process Safety certification.
  • ISO45001/ISO9001 Lead Auditor certification.
  • Human Factors certification.
  • Exp. in Automotive, Rail/Aviation, Oil and Gas, FMCG.
Why Join?
  • Work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Drive safety and risk management initiatives in high-risk industries.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.
If you are a proactive and experienced professional with a strong background in high-risk industries, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.

Questions? Contact Ken at 1300 28 00 68.

Referral reward:

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