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Bega Cheese Group is home to many trusted and wholesome food brands enjoyed in Australia and around the world. Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX listed company with a turnover in excess of $1.5 billion, and over 2000 employees is made possible by our values and outward looking perspective. If you believe in building a Great Australian Food Company, you are curious and creative, and invested in the success and growth of others as much as your own, then you might be the one we are looking for!

With a strong regional focus and dedication to community, we are proud of our heritage which continues to build outstanding opportunities for people to develop and thrive.

The opportunity/team

The Ingredients business unit have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, motivated and highly proactive Health & Safety Manager to drive the development of a strong health and safety culture to join our Food Manufacturing site based in Tatura on a Full Time - Permanent Basis.

You will have a proven work health safety / injury management background, be a self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to cultivate strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

In addition, you will have excellent people leadership skills and a good track record of building strong relationships to influence key outcomes.

To be successful in this role

We look for potential, not only performance. To be successful you will be open about your strengths and weaknesses and prepared to challenge yourself. We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and listening. Bega people support each other to achieve together.

Additionally you will have:

  • Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or similar discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a food manufacturing industry with proven exposure to safety, investigations, health and training systems, compliance and coaching
  • Ability to engage and influence at all levels
  • Sound understanding of Injury Management in accordance with Return to Work procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation with a clear understanding of risk management principles
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities in positive change management; including abilities to coach and mentor, consultative and inclusive approach.
  • Proven ability to facilitate/develop risk assessments and undertake site health and safety audits
  • Behaviours that are consistent with the Bega Cheese

Bega provides a competitive hourly rate, certified training opportunities and a supportive team environment.


  • We want to learn about you. Send us a cover letter describing your strengths and how you might apply them
    in this role.Applications close on 22 October 2018

Please note, we can only accept applications from people with the right to live and work in Australia.

Recruiters, we appreciate your interest, but we've got this one covered thanks!

Date Posted
Manufacturing & Industrial
Murray Region, VIC 3616
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