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New Zealand - East Tamaki
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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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