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Job Description

We are looking for an Advisor to drive and achieve the EH&S Vision within Thermo Fisher Scientific’s LabServ and Commercial Operations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to embed the Thermo Fisher Scientific EH&S management system, culture, philosophy and ensure the organization exceeds compliance with relevant EH&S legislative and global requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead implementation and maintenance of the EH&S Management System and provide practical EHS advice, expertise & support to management, employees and EH&S committees.
  • Facilitate site EH&S Committee meetings and provide timely report out to the EH&S Committees and management.
  • Provide expert advice in relation to risk mitigation and risk reduction.
  • Deliver continuous improvement and best practice in EH&S to promote a zero harm culture.
  • Drive improvements to the EH&S culture by partnering with employees to improve EH&S and mitigate risks across the organization.
  • Implement and maintain site Environmental Sustainability plans.
  • Proactively drive corrective action implementation and ensure completion of the organization’s Hazard and Corrective Action Register.
  • Undertake, monitor and review EH&S Audits and Inspections and assess the appropriateness of remedial actions proposed and implemented.
  • Implement and maintain emergency preparedness processes and ensure employees are trained and resources are in place to support the organization’s response capability.
  • Assist the organization in meeting the requirements of the EH&S Management System and reducing workplace injury and illness.
  • Deliver EH&S training programs to support risk reduction and health and wellbeing.
  • Manage ACC claims and return to work processes for the East Tamaki and commercial sites.
  • Implement EH&S systems and procedures at NZ sites and across other ANZ sites when required to do so.
  • Coach and Support Managers to engage our employees to drive positive and proactive EHS Culture, practices within the workplace.

  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety and or relevant experience.
  • A minimum of three years working in an EH&S role.
  • An understanding of claims management and return to work.
  • Ability to implement and maintain auditable EH&S Management systems.

Other Job Requirements:
  • Proven experience in ensuring Dangerous Goods compliance.
  • Ability to travel to other sites locally (including working from the other Auckland sites (Albany and Penrose) on a regular basis) and internationally.
  • Ability to work outside of normal hours where there is a need for training and support and/or hazard/accident investigation on afternoon or night shift at LabServ.
  • A knowledge of New Zealand EH&S legislation.
  • Understanding and experience in auditing EH&S Management Systems and their implementation against New Zealand and International Standards.
  • Sound understanding of risk management principles and methodology
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, initiative and determination.
  • Proven ability to balance competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven experience in taking a flexible approach.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve the EH&S objectives of the organization.
  • A personal commitment to best practice.

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