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Manager Health and Safety

About the role

As the Manager Health and Safety, you will be responsible for the overall Health and Safety programs across Liberty Primary Steel (LPS) in Whyalla.   Reporting directly to the Liberty Primary Metals Australia (LPMA) Head of Safety, this key Lead Team position will have significant influence across the Whyalla Steelworks and a valued resource for the Executive Managing Director, LPS.   This role contributes to the success of the Steel business by driving the Operational Safety agenda across the site.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Executing and overseeing Safety & Operational excellence, Safe Operational Strategy and supporting Safety Management Systems
  • Effectively lead the safe operational agenda in their area of responsibility to achieve an injury free workplace
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of a fit for purpose management operating system covering all aspects of safety work (policies, system procedures, work instructions, etc)
  • Overseeing effective and fit for purpose health, hygiene, emergency service and injury management for LPS
  • Strategic planning and initiative to progress towards world class safety outcomes and safety excellence methodologies.

About your experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum tertiary qualification, university preferred
  • Significant experience and demonstrated record of achieving results in a similar heavy manufacturing environment (molten metal experience desirable)
  • Experience in managing and leading people
  • Strong business acumen complimented by problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in leading safety across multi-site manufacturing environments

About our team

GFG Alliance has an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for GFG’s people and businesses to flourish and develop. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. 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.

Liberty Primary Steel, a member of GFG Alliance, operates integrated steelworks which include ironmaking, steel making, and rolling-mill facilities located in coastal Whyalla, approximately 400km from Adelaide.

About Whyalla
Located on the Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla has over 100 sports codes and activities ranging from wind surfing and kite boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking, sailing and diving, and a thriving team sport community.

Whyalla is the region’s biggest city for retail shopping and offers a range of health care services through the local hospital, well equipped medical centres and three modern pharmacies. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities, most notable is the non - Adelaide based university campus in South Australia. Students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

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Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


Apply today.