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Synthorx

Virginia, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Site HSE Coordinator

  • Virginia, Brisbane
  • 12-month contract with a view to a permanent role
  • Onsite daily is required for this role

About Us:

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come. In order to do so, we strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

As one of Australia’s largest vitamin makers and distributors, we are proud that our team is at the forefront of high quality in-house manufacturing and innovative new product development.

Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu and with a large portfolio of vitamin, mineral, supplement, over the counter and personal care brands including Telfast, Mersynofen, Betadine, Bisolvon, Dulcolax, Nature’s Own, Cenovis, Ostelin and many more.

We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.

The Position:

You will be a specialist in end-to-end, working with the Manufacturing & Supply HSE Manager and the Senior Leadership Team to continually improve site safety, environmental protection, hygiene and compliance within Sanofi Consumer Healthcare.

Our Team:

The Virginia site HSE team is small, friendly, and supportive. The role encompasses all aspects of worker health, safety and environmental responsibility.

The site has a mature proactive safety and environmental culture which is supported at all levels.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and review of initiatives to support the short and long-term requirements of the business, meeting company goals regarding employee health, safety, and environmental

  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies, programs and training that ensure safe working practices and a mature proactive safety culture

  • Monitor practices and policies to ensure compliance with legal regulations, industry guidelines, best practice, company policies and procedures

  • Assist in building organisation capability by participating in and actively promoting an exceptional safety culture

  • Support the development of HSE policies and programs, and provide recommendations for improving safety in the workplace

  • Participate in risk assessments, gap analysis and action plan programs for people, materials, processes, environment and equipment

  • Educate employees and contractors by coordinating and conducting training in HSE standards, policies and major risks

  • Engage with Managers and employees in inspections, audits, safety visits, hazard assessment and incident investigations

  • Involvement in investigating and delivering waste disposal and energy reduction strategies

  • Review of area Work Instructions / SOPs, ensuring adequate risk-assessments have been completed prior to publishing, and agree to Sanofi internal standards

  • Coordination and attendance at Area Safety Meetings with Managers and area Health & Safety Reps

  • Assist with the coordination of Emergency Response requirements

  • Coordination and involvement in employee Occupational Health and Hygiene Programs

  • Ensure timely reporting of safety and environmental statistics

Cooperate with Management to:

  • Provide and maintain systems of work and working environments that are safe and without risks to health.

  • Provide the information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure the health and safety of employees.

  • Consult with employees about OHS matters so that they can contribute to decisions affecting their health, safety and welfare.

  • Ensure the health and safety of people visiting or working who are not employees by not exposing them to risk.

  • Comply with corporate and legal health and safety requirements.

  • Identify and correct unsafe conditions or behaviours and immediately notify the Manager of any serious incidents; complete and Incident / Injury Report and forward to Human Resources within 48 hours where necessary.

  • Undertake duties in accordance with the current Sanofi Policies, Procedures and Standards.

About you & Key Criteria for the role:

Education:

  • Cert IV in Health & Safety, Environment or Industry Technical Qualification

  • Nice to have: First Aid Training certificates and Emergency response

Experience & Knowledge:

  • WHS requirements and legislation, HSE systems

  • Experience in a large-scale organisation- Open to Industry

Plus experience in any of the following would be beneficial:

  • Manufacturing / Packaging / Warehousing / Engineering / Chemical / Environmental / Documentation / Training / Auditing / Rehabilitation & Return to Work process

Soft skills:

  • Embraces change- Thrive off an agile and constantly changing environment

  • A people-person, empathetic and able to manage multiple stakeholders at all levels

  • Attention to detail and communication

  • Love of learning. Interested in continuously developing and gaining new skills!

Technical skills:

  • Strong researching skills, problem solving, decision making, analytical and written skills

Languages: English

Work Rights: You must have the rights to live and work in Australia.

Interested? Apply today!

To learn more about what makes us a Global Top Employer, visit our careers page; https://www.sanofi.com/en/careers

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