Company DescriptionSGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.
With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.Job DescriptionPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESTo drive planning and implementation of Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems inclusive of Occupational Hygiene within SGS New Zealand all business lines .
Required to report issues of consequence to the Senior Management of the business lines and the Regional OI Health and Safety Manager to ensure communication are established both up and down the organisation reinforcing an HSE conscious workforce in line with OI Global goals.
Ensure that the company is following health and safety regulations, legislation and policies and minimising occupational risk in the work place.
Limiting and controlling occupational hazards and reducing the number of incidents and accidents in the organisation.Carry our risk assessments, instigate changes in working practices, maintain records, carry out in-house training for employees and managers, and offer advice on issues like fire regulations, hazardous substances, and occupational diseases.
Performing of health and safety duties during shutdown activities at clients sites.The scope of work includes all business lines of SGS New Zealand North and South Islands .
Health and Safety advice & supportPartnering with the business at all levels, providing expert advice on Health and Safety issues and best practices.
Health and Safety SystemsContinue to drive the development of SGS health and safety systems, processes, and procedures. SGS Crystal, OIMS, ISO 45001, etc .
Coordinate the administration of Crystal and other incident management systems as may be adopted on behalf of the business managers.
Perform health and safety risk and related assessments as neededAssist with the Occupational Hygiene Risk Assessment and monitoring to ensure legal compliance.
Maintain and enhance SGS’s HSE accreditations and certifications.Assisting with the completion of HSE prequals for business lines.
Assist with the development of local policies, procedures, guidelines and training initiatives. Reporting and data collectionReporting on health, safety and well-being initiatives to the Business lines’ managers and Regional OI Health and Safety Manager.
Hazard, Accident, and Incident ManagementEnsure that risk assessments are undertaken across all activities, including policies, procedures and review when needed.
Undertake health and safety investigations as follow up actions where necessary on reports of incidents.Coordinate and manage ACC rehabilitation return to work by Managing all incidents or illness off work and return to work cases.
Communicate to Human Resources where consequence management of HSE failures are recommended. TrainingPartner with management and staff to identify health and safety training needs across the organisation.
Coach and mentor managers in delivering business lines health and safety practices.QualificationsA tertiary qualification in health and safety.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in health and safety advisory role.Working knowledge of the Health and Safety at work act 2015.
Experience in providing Health, Safety and Wellness advice through a business-partnership model.Experience in development of Health and Safety Systems, Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
Sound understanding of Risk Management and its application.Confident in training facilitation and presenting to groups.Willingness to question the status quo.
Effective research skills and ability to interpret legislation.Self-managed and can take the initiative.Flexible, adaptable and enjoys challenge and change.
Strong organisational skills and processes.Ability to work in a complex work environment, deal with ambiguity and across business lines.
Additional InformationAt SGS you will be part of our dynamic and innovative culture, and will be rewarded with : Attractive competitive remuneration.
Flexible working arrangements.Modern professional offices with car parking onsite.Career development opportunities (nationally and / or globally).
Access to financial products / services & corporate discounts.Ongoing training and development.Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.