Circular Plastics Australia (CPA)

  • Lead the way – Evolve, Innovate and develop your skills
  • Cultivate your passion for safety and set the benchmark
  • Be part of an industry leading, high profile joint venture


This is a unique opportunity to be in a role that will give you ownership while offering you the chance to be part of the plastics circular economy in Australia


About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Divisional Safety Manager, the WHSE Advisor will support and work closely with all levels of management across this Joint Venture, and Greenfields Operation.

A trusted and passionate safety professional, you will act as the conduit providing a connection between the Site and Group level activities, establishing robust safety processes, and driving initiatives that embed a continuous improvement mindset and performance that help achieve a vision of ‘Towards Zero Harm’.

Whilst no two days will be the same, you will have an integrated approach, providing oversight of critical incidents and supporting the site with incident investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action closure and ensuring appropriate controls have been implemented. Over time this critical role will evolve to oversee multiple sites.

With a high level of self-discipline, and initiative you will also lead and monitor activities with external regulatory bodies (such as Safework and EPA) and providing recommendations of continuous improvement for the site.


Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Developing and Implementing safety strategies for the business in line with the broader business objectives
  • Actively drive and manage all WHSE initiatives across the site including system audits,
  • Champion hazard identification and implementing appropriate controls with managers
  • Prepare and provide accurate and timely WHSE reports and documentation to key stakeholders
  • Actively engage all levels of the Site on WHSE activities, training and mentoring from Operators through to Site Manager
  • Monitor, interpret and support changes to the regulatory environment
  • Provide support and expert advice that will continue to raise operational safety awareness and reflect industry best practice and continuous improvement


Your skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you’ll have:

  • Formal qualifications in OHS/Environment or related discipline
  • Strong leadership to manage safety across multiple sites Proven ability in leading incident investigations, risk assessments and audits
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OHS and Environmental legislation, Codes of Practice, Standards, and associated obligations
  • High level of computer literacy and developed administrative skills
  • Experience liaising with a range of people to ensure positive safety outcomes are met
  • Previous work experience in a large, multinational, or listed company would be preferred.
  • High level of initiative and ability to work effectively and remotely
  • A current and valid driver’s licence is required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation, and a demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence outcomes
  • Current Lead Auditor training would be highly desirable