Work Health & Safety Advisor

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Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken-Ontera is a design leader in commercial flooring, with a 30-year history throughout Australia and New Zealand. Our expertise covers design, manufacturing and supply. As a member of the Milliken family of companies, Milliken-Ontera can harness global resources to implement world’s best flooring solutions. From environmental sustainability to manufacturing excellence, Milliken-Ontera’s commitment to making ‘a positive impact on the world’ drives our innovation and production process.  Milliken-Ontera is proud to be part of one of the world’s most sustainable and ethical companies.


Together we strive to positively impact the world around us for generations to come.

  • Part-time role, flexible hours
  • Northmead location with parking onsite
  • A challenging and interesting role 


What We Value: 

  • Integrity: Do the right thing
  • Excellence:  Set a high bar for performance
  • Innovation: Reward big thinking
  • Sustainability: Create a healthy future
  • People: Empower exceptional teams


The Role:

The Work Health and Safety Advisor role will drive and support a culture of safety. The role will contribute to the continued development and implementation of the Milliken-Ontera Safety Management System and support continued evaluation and reporting initiatives. The role will provide strategic and operational leadership in all aspects of WHS including providing advice, support, and coaching to all levels of staff in order to ensure a safe workplace and compliance. 


The Successful Applicant Will Have:

  • Demonstrated ability to drive a culture of safety
  • Proven experience in and understanding of interpreting and applying the requirements of the WHS/OHS legislation in the workplace
  • Experience in regular audits and risk assessment activities
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in leading change initiatives
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of an organisation and maintain positive relationships 
  • Demonstrated customer service focus 
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Experience in RTW, with day to day injury management with workers compensation claims


This role offers the unique opportunity to work in an organisation with localised autonomy, combined with the support of Milliken globally. Milliken-Ontera is proud to be part of one of the world’s most sustainable and ethical companies.


By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.