Facilities, Maintenance, and OH&S Officer

Job Overview

The Company
Our client, a large cold storage provider with a vast network of offices across Australia, is looking for a critical member to join their team. We are in search of a strong, data-oriented leader.

Your role involves supervising the day-to-day operations of the cold storage facility, ensuring its efficient, cost-effective operation, maintenance, and improvement of all services offered by the asset.

The commitment is not only to deliver quality products but to do so in a manner that aligns seamlessly with the operational efficiency and convenience priorities of their valued clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the supervision of repairs and preventative maintenance schedule/program for equipment within a temperature-controlled food storage facility.
  • Perform necessary minor repairs and maintenance tasks within the facility as needed.
  • Conduct the induction, coordination, and supervision of contractors engaged in specialist repairs and maintenance at the facility.
  • Support the site management team by facilitating capital works/major projects.
  • Create and execute strategies to enhance site safety and establish optimal practices by implementing standard operating procedures.
  • Fulfill and deliver hazard and incident reporting forms to the OH&S team within specified deadlines and communicate any instances of lost time injuries.
  • Organise and carry out safety audits, aid in investigating incidents to identify root causes, and support the implementation of corrective measures as required.
  • Maintain records and disseminate pertinent safety communications such as monthly safety packs and company-issued safety alerts.
  • Coordinate and execute risk assessments while implementing necessary risk mitigation measures.
  • Guarantee the enforcement and adherence to standard contract management processes.
  • Work closely and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the team.
  • Monitor and identify sales trends and analysis of sales forecasts with a focus on increasing profitability.
  • Contribute to the business financial performance through labour management, profitable sales, inventory management, and expenses.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • General knowledge across facilities, maintenance, and trades (refrigeration would be advantageous).
  • Demonstrated leadership strength.
  • Strong ability to collaborate cross-functional.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, and time management.
  • Proficiency in navigating complex challenges and making decisive choices amidst pressure, supported by a steadfast work ethic.
  • Proficiency in ensuring that staff comprehensively grasp and adhere to the prescribed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Advanced knowledge of HACCP, OH&S regulations, and cold storage principles.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • strong experience in using hazard and incident reporting systems.
  • Qualification in a relevant industry trade of 3+ years would be an advantage.
  • NOTE: This role is based in Western Sydney.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please phone Ria Cortes on 0400 508 904 or you can apply directly using the link provided.

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