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Health Safety and Environment Technician


Sydney, NSW, AU, 2077



The Role


Based at our manufacturing site in leafy Asquith, the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Coordinator is given full responsibility for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Company’s Environment, Safety and Health Management System. Sitting within a small, tight knit team of three, the right candidate will work across all aspects of the business and play an integral role in embedding our strong culture of safety to all associates.


This role will also work closely with the HSE Manager to identify and implement the requirements of local safety and environmental laws and regulations as well as the requirements of the Mars Global HSE Standards. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and further develop the site Safety and Environmental Management System
  • Implementation of new Global Standards and local procedures to ensure full compliance to the Critical standards (Lock Out Tag Out, Workplace Transport, Working at Heights and Contractor Management)
  • Support, advice and coach all associates on various Safety and Environmental issues
  • Conduct risk assessments and support the risk assessment process by working close with Operators, Team Leaders, Maintenance department and Project Managers
  • Design and deliver regular toolbox and training sessions
  • Organise external training based on identified training needs
  • Promoting the Behavioural based safety program, leading by example
  • Actively participate in internal and external audits
  • KPI tracking and analysing, reporting to key stake holders
  • Liaising with various vendors in relation to PPE, inspections
  • Supporting the HSE Manager with all Safety and Environmental initiatives


The ideal candidate

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role within FMCG or Food Retail (preferred)
  • Experience working within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Passion for creating a culture of safety in the workplace.


If you’re ready to take your next step in the world of safety, apply now!


Why Mars Australia?  


  • Awarded Australia’s #6 company for 2018 in the Best Places to Work survey in the 1,000 + employees category
  • Be paid fortnightly, with regular onsite visits from our banking partner to support your financial wellbeing
  • Opportunity to opt-in to our Mars superannuation co-contribution matching scheme
  • Access to our Maxxia Rewards Programme offering discounts across dining and entertainment
  • Enrolment to world class training via our Mars University centre of learning excellence


About Us:


Mars Wrigley Confectionery (MWC) is the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints, and fruity confections, manufacturing great products which make consumers smile.

We are proud to make some of Australia’s most loved confectionery brands, including MARS®, M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, MALTESERS®, PODS® EXTRA®, SKITTLES®, STARBURST®, P.K.®, and JUICY FRUIT®.  Six of our famous brands are among the top 20 confectionery brands in Australia and our oldest brand, JUICY FRUIT®, has a heritage of over 100 years in Australia.  Since 1957 our refreshing gum products have been produced at our factory in Asquith, New South Wales and since 1979 we have been producing our delicious chocolates at our factory in Ballarat, Victoria.  


Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 85,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.


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Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 


At Mars Australia & New Zealand we prefer to manage all sourcing directly, please do apply to this role if you are interested. Introductions via agency will not be accepted.



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