To deliver against a safety action plan and provide expert health and safety advice, by influencing others. Assist Methanex New Zealand in ensuring zero harm to people.
Provide expert health and safety advice ensuring consistency with relevant legislation, standards, policies or guidance documents.
Ensure New Zealand facilities have comprehensive health and safety procedures by reviewing, maintaining and developing where relevant.
Also ensure human factor elements are incorporated into procedures and processes.
Integrate health and safety considerations into the planning process by working closely with Technical, Operations and Maintenance.
Participate in contractor prequalification assessments, performance reviews and review selection and management processes against health and safety guidelines for contractor management.
Manage the occupational health and safety internal audit programme in conjunction with the Senior Quality Advisor; coordinating schedules, providing meaningful data trends, conducting health and safety audits and improving on effectiveness where possible.
Maintain the hazard management register using a consultative process to ensure accuracy, effectiveness, and controls are reviewed against appropriate standards / advice.
Assist in maintaining the Methanex New Zealand incident management system to ensure a high degree of accuracy and integrity.
Conduct and participate in incident management investigations to monitor the quality of investigations and ensure relevant processes are completed as intended.
Manage health and safety training through developing schedules and ensuring quality and accuracy of robust processes and records.
Deliver actions as required on the safety action plan.
Manage and deliver on the occupational hygiene programme.
Provide risk expertise and advice to the business; assessing and managing risk as required to meet Responsible Care objectives.
Provide expert work safety control systems knowledge, focusing on the work front, audit process and continual improvement.
Lead the onboarding process for contractors from a health and safety perspective; facilitating contractor continuous improvement initiatives.
Tertiary degree or diploma in OSH preferred
Significant experience in a health and safety role (within the petrochemical industry preferred)
Formal training in health and safety auditing
Formal training in incident investigation (Taproot preferred)
Knowledge of relevant New Zealand legislation and best practice in health and safety
Experience in hazard identification, risk assessment and hazard control systems
Intermediate PC and Microsoft Office skills
Good public relations skills to interface with both internal and external customers
Strong planning and organisation skills
Strong report writing skills
Capacity to exercise sound judgement, initiative and problem solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure, be flexible and adaptive