HSEQ Manager

Loop Recruitment

Amazing opportunity for customer and people focused Quality leader to join Accensi and Amgrow under the Australian Agribusiness banner

  • Multi-site responsibility
  • ELT position
  • Growing business
Our Client
Australian Agribusiness are a wholly owned subsidiary of international company CK Life Sciences, with Australian Agribusiness bringing multiple business units under the one banner, mainly the Amgrow and Accensi businesses.
This opportunity is within a strong industry and an organisation that is in a great position with 4 strategically positioned manufacturing sites across Australia, as well as a complex distribution network.
Based in either Melbourne or Brisbane, a requirement for a highly motivated, engaging and customer focused HSEQ Manager who has a strong history of driving change is needed to join Australian Agribusiness. Reporting to the CEO, the HSEQ Manager is a crucial role for all sites & operations as the business continues on their current journey. A key cultural step change role, this person will bring best in class & what good looks like to the business. 
This multi-site role is primarily responsible for driving the business and it’s people forward to live quality for their customers, as well as meet all people safety standards as priority 1 across the whole business. The HSEQ Manager will work with all stakeholders to develop strong quality and safety standard DNA at every level.
In a business where solid quality and safety frameworks are already in place, process improvement and people education is key to maximise the sites ability to provide quality product for the customer, as well as meet all dangerous goods, hazard facility and environmental requirements and legislation.
Key responsibilities include;  
  • Being a first-class leader in developing quality as a way of life across all sites and distribution points.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure metric based achievements of all direct/indirect site reports in QA, QC, Lab and HSE.
  • To work with key customers in providing assurance that all HSEQ processes meet or exceed the needs of their business and products.
  • To drive and maintain an integrated management system across the whole business.
  • Lead business and process strategies to improve the health and well-being of all employees.
  • Develop and maintain a team of motivated, productive, and positive employees by selecting training and taking appropriate correctives action within the policy and procedural guidelines of the company.
  • Implement production quality standards and production efficiency in compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Ensure sites are working along a consistent, uniform and internal audit ready platform.
Skills Required
Above all, a HSEQ leader who is customer focused is a non-negotiable for this position, as the business will have to not only meet customer audit standards, but also show that they can provide the service that is required from their multi-national customers. The quality of product made is the absolute priority for the Australian Agribusiness team.
  • Degree level qualification in a science related discipline is required.
  • 10 + years’ experience within a large site or multi-site quality leadership position within chemicals.
  • A desire to get out and visit sites and be visible in showing people what best HSEQ practice looks like. 
  • Proven background and strong understanding of manufacturing in a dangerous goods and major hazard facility environment
  • Experience in bringing continuous improvement to drive quality and safety forward as a function.
  • Strong influencing and communication skills across multiple levels of the business is critical.  
Get in Touch
If you require more information on the role or if you have any further questions, please contact Dean Colwell via email on dean@loop-recruit.com