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  • 20/02/2024

Safety Lead (Sydney, NSW, AU)

About the role

The Safety Lead plays a crucial part in coaching, mentoring, and supporting the national ARC business to cultivate a robust and engaged Health and Safety function. The primary objective is to lead and drive the ARC integrated safety business model nationally, delivering key safety processes, nurturing a proactive and interdependent safety culture, influencing key stakeholders and driving continuous improvement across the business. 

This role can be based at any of our Melbourne or Sydney ARC sites.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach, mentor and develop Safety Business Partners nationally
  • Lead and delivery work health and safety strategy in line with the ARC business model  
  • Contribute to enhancing health and safety performance and address incident trends.
  • Lead incident investigations, identify hazards, and conduct risk assessments.
  • Assist line leaders in the effective implementation and communication of the GFG health and safety policy, standards, programs, and procedures.
  • Ensure that safety systems within the business unit comply with local legislation.
  • Conduct audits of business processes associated with inherently high-risk activities.
  • Support introducing new health and safety initiatives through delivering training sessions, predominantly face-to-face.

About your experience

The ideal candidate should possess a background in manufacturing/operations with a solid understanding of OHS systems. The ability to work independently, coupled with resilience in collaborating with key stakeholders to influence a positive culture and engage individuals with safety, is crucial.
Additionally, you will have:

  •  Demonstrated background in WH&S in an operational environment
  •  Leadership or senior technical knowledge of WH&S business mode integration
  •  Strong coaching and influencing skills
  •  Experience in conducting risk assessments and incident investigations.
  •  An innovative and creative approach to safety with a proactive attitude.
  •  Commitment to safety compliance.
  •  Experience in engagement with staff at all levels to modify behaviours in safety

About our team

The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC) – an InfraBuild Brand – is a leading manufacturer and supplier of steel reinforcing that Australians have trusted for over 100 years. Supported by an extensive branch network, ARC steel is in the bones of the roads we drive on, the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the schools our kids learn in and the iconic landmarks that symbolise Australia to the rest of the world. 
At ARC we are committed to finding fantastic people who can help to take us on our journey of going from good to great. To do this we know we need to offer flexibility so talk to us about how this role might work for you! 

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion, and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.