General information

All posting locations: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 06-Sep-2022

Ref #: R-60356

Description & Requirements

Reporting to the Site Manager- the Environment- Health & Safety (EHS) Manager is accountable for the Health & Safety performance of our Wagga Wagga site- as well as supporting implementation of other Operational Risk initiatives including Environment- Facility Security and Business Continuity. This is not your routine Health & Safety role – come enjoy a diverse and dynamic role within a supportive team where you’ll enjoy the autonomy to drive a broad agenda across the site including:

  • Setting site direction of EHS performance through target setting and performance monitoring
  • Continuous improvement to ensure site EHS compliance with legislation and Kraft Heinz global best practice
  • Ensuring suitable policies- management systems and controls are applied across EHS
  • Driving EHS audits and action plans
  • Mitigating business continuity risks through emergency preparedness plans
  • Qualitative and quantitative EHS reporting
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work
  • Leading and participating in Environment and Social Governance- such as energy conservation and waste reduction initiatives. 

About you

We are seeking an enthusiastic- autonomous individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who can confidently interact with and influence a range of stakeholders across the site drive to drive the EHS agenda.

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Engineering- Science etc)- supplemented with Cert IV or Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
  • At least 5 years experience in EHS or safety management in a manufacturing environment- with working knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (i.e. Workplace Health and Safety QLD- Department of Environment & Science).
  • Experience with Safety Management Systems and EHS auditing
  • Experience with Rehabilitation and Return to Work

Benefits program:

 We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.