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Safety Business Partner

About the role

The Safety Business Partner will coach, mentor and support the ARC Victoria business unit and foster a strong and engaged Health and Safety function. The role is essential in embedding key safety processes, evolving a pro-active interdependent safety culture, auditing of health and safety processes and guiding the development and application of an integrated safety business model.


This is a fixed term 6 month contract with the possibility of being extended.


Key responsibilities:

  •     Contribute to continuous improvement in health and safety performance and respond to incident trends
  •     Facilitate incident investigations, hazard identification and risk assessments
  •     Support line leaders to ensure the effective implementation and communication of the GFG health and safety policy, standards, programs and procedures
  •     Ensure that business unit safety systems meet the requirements of local legislation
  •     Conduct audits of business process that are associated with inherently high risk activities
  •     Support the implementation of new health and safety initiatives, by running trainings (mainly face to face)

About your experience

Our ideal candidate will have a manufacturing/operations background with a working knowledge of OHS Systems. You will also have the ability to work autonomously and have resilience to work alongside the key stakeholders within the business to influence positive culture and get people engaged with safety.

You also have:

  •     Background in safety (ideally 3-5 years experience) or a background as an excellent operations leader with working H&S knowledge 
  •     Experience in conducting risk assessments and incident investigations
  •     Innovative and creative approach to safety with a proactive attitude
  •     Compliance for safety
  •     Experience with being friendly and firm and being able to say when something is not right

About our team

The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC) – a brand of InfraBuild - is a leading manufacturer and supplier of steel reinforcing that Australians have trusted for over 100 years. Supported by a large 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! We are open to flexible working arrangements such as job share, working from home, 4 day weeks, different locations, and want to know how ARC can ensure your career goals and aspirations are meet while maintaining a quality work/ life balance.

Next steps

We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset. We would love you to be part of our journey

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.