Kapunda, South Australia
Posted 1 month ago

Job Title:             Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Coordinator

Company:           JT Johnson & Sons – Livestock Feed Production

Location:            Kapunda

Position Type:   Full-Time

Do you want a career in HSE and thrive on making a difference? Do you possess the skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives? If so, we invite you to bring your expertise to our dynamic team.

Johnsons are a family-owned business celebrating our 100th year of operations in 2023. The company head office is based in Kapunda, SA and has production facilities in Victoria and Western Australia.

Johnson’s core values are based on family values, respect, genuine care and providing high quality feed for our customers. Our unique friendly style of business allows staff to enjoy the challenges of business while having the scope to grow professionally as opportunities arise.  

We are seeking a dedicated HSE Coordinator with a focus on safety and environmental compliance at our Kapunda site.  Reporting to the QHSE Manager, the HSE Coordinator will play a pivotal role in ensuring adherence to regulatory standards, implementing best practices, and championing a workplace environment that prioritizes the well-being of our employees and the sustainability of our operations.

This position requires a proactive individual with strong leadership skills and a keen eye for detail.


  • Induct new operations staff and contractors, ensuring understanding of safety protocols and procedures
  • Create & Improve procedures and SOP’s and manage their continuous improvement.
  • Conduct site safety audits, maintaining HSE registers and training competency records
  • Manage the issuance of relevant work permits and ensure compliance with safety management systems
  • Asist injured workers with return-to-work rehabilitation.
  • Maintain supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Collaborate with the QHSE Manager on safety projects and initiatives, promoting a culture of continuous improvement; and
  • Develop relationships and trust with company personnel, focusing on health, well-being and environmental stewardship.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Knowledge of relevant HSE regulations, standards and best practices
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed recommendations
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Competency in Microsoft Office and Skytrust
  • Understanding of manufacturing process and compliance with safety and environmental legislation; and
  • Certification in Work, Health & Safety and Environment, ICAM Investigation and provision of Drug and Alcohol Testing is desirable.

Overall Knowledge and Skills

  • Self-starter with a sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to upholding safety and environmental standards; and
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with various stakeholders

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • A supportive work environment where your contributions are valued; and
  • The opportunity to be part of a 100 year-old success story with a strong commitment to QHSE excellence.

Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey towards fostering a safer, healthier, and more environmentally responsible future with us.

To submit your application, please apply via Seek to the HR Coordinator with ‘HSE Coordinator’ in the subject line.

For further information on the position please contact Colin on 0421 357 116.

Applications close Monday 6th April 2023

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