Hitachi Construction Machinery

WHS Advisor | Southern

Hitachi Construction Machinery

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 01/11/2018

Job Category:

Manufacturing, Chemical & Industrial / Occupational Health & Safety

Job description:

WHS Advisor | Southern

Dandenong VIC, Australia


Category: Human Resources & Training - OH&S

Reference ID:DS000272

Date Posted:01/11/2018

  • Leading OEM for Construction & Mining Equipment
  • Work for a company that truly believes safety takes priority over everything else
  • Full time permanent role based in Dandenong

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the Construction, Mining and Forestry industries. At the heart of HCA's trusted and reliable equipment lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions.

We are looking to recruit a WHS Advisor based in Melbourne, servicing our Southern operations region. In this role, you will be reporting directly to the General Manager whilst working closely with our National WHS Manager. You will be required to monitor and maintain HCA's work health and safety management system in line with current legislation, ensure that we maintain and continue to improve our workplace safety culture, identify and effectively manage workplace hazards and risk whilst ensuring the safety and well-being of all HCA employees, contractors and visitors.


Your other duties include:

  • Maintain as a minimum, legislative compliance and 18001 accreditation across your areas of responsibility including other areas in which HCA operate
  • Identify WHS training requirements and develop appropriate training materials
  • Conduct relevant and timely WH&S training sessions for management and staff
  • Manage accident/incident investigations, Workers Compensation claims and Return to work plans to ensure efficiency within our business
  • Continual development/monitoring/improvement of HCA's WHS management systems
  • Work with Managers and Stakeholders at all levels supporting national WHS strategies


To be successful you will possess the following:

  • Extensive experience as a WHS Advisor
  • Exposure to Mining, Trades, Manufacturing or Warehousing Industries
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation
  • Experience in delivering training sessions and toolbox talks
  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in WHS, Cert IV T&A, RTW Certification


In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary + super and the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Discounted health insurance premiums
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Culture focused on recognition of effort
  • Exclusive staff discounts on a range of Hitachi products
  • A supportive management team that understands the needs of their employees

With a solid network of branches nationally we know that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading equipment and our quality people, and as such we strive to provide the best working environment possible.