Kalmar Solutions HSE Manager in Australia

HSE Manager

HSE Manager

The purpose of the role is to prevent injuries or harm occurring to our most important asset, our people as well as any other person who interact with our facilities and equipment. The role also ensures we are legislatively compliant in all relevant areas.

The HSE Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and general running of the safety management system in line with best practice standards. The role also is responsible for the day to day management of safety related activities and compliance with legislative requirements at multiple sites and to assist compliance with State relevant HSE laws.

Geographically the role covers Australia and New Zealand.

To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Up to date knowledge of HSE Laws and practices in Australia & NZ, including, workers’ compensation


  • Demonstrated experience of 5+ years in a safety leadership position within the Construction or Heavy Equipment industries

  • Understanding of hydraulics, safety PLC’s, mechanics and pneumatics.

  • Sound knowledge and previous exposure to Australian and NZ Standards

  • Active affiliation with appropriate Occupational Health & Safety networks and organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully design and implement HSE plans to white and blue collar work environments

  • Proven ability of getting positive results with unionized workforces

  • Effective implementation of updated policies and procedures

  • Previous experience successfully managing work cover claims


  • Proactive with a can-do attitude

  • Superior communication and reporting skills

  • Customer relationship management skills

  • Effective time management skills

  • Administration skills

  • Negotiation and influencing skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills (ability to deal with all stakeholders in the business)

  • Team player

  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability

  • Excellent work ethic and leadership

  • Motivating and inspiring people

  • Understanding of global or matrix businesses

  • Capability of working well under pressure

The successful candidate will require the ability to liaise between various work groups and demonstrate a high level of customer service, personal resilience and commitment to safety and teamwork as this is essential for success in the role. It is anticipated this role will commence as soon as possible.

Salary for the role is $130K - $140K (negotiable depending on experience). This is a great opportunity to join a global market leader, please submit your application and resume via apply now by the July 28, 2017.

You must have the applicable rights to work in Australia to be considered.

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Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.5 billion in 2016 and it employs over 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

Job overview

Position: HSE Manager

Location: Australia

Type: Permanent

ID: 14375

Posted: 20.07.2017

Apply by: 28.07.2017