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Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Bunbury, WA, AU, 6230

Company: Bunge

Location : [[Bunbury]] 

City : [[Bunbury]] 

State : [[Western Australia]] 

Country : [[Australia]] 

Requisition Number : [[1]] 

Main Accountabilities:


Safety Compliance Activities


  • Facilitate daily safety pre-start meetings and weekly safety toolbox talks.
  • Conduct monthly Safety Stop Work employee’s meetings.
  • Conduct monthly Environment Health and Safety site inspections to Bunbury Port Terminal, Arthur River and Kukerin sites
  • Ensuring compliances to production standards, procedures and identify issues or non-conformity.
  • Complete monthly Health and Safety Reports for Asia Safety Director and Australian management. 
  • Updating monthly Asian Safety Report
  • Manage Gmits online training system for Bunge employees, contractor’s online inductions.
  • Organise Emergency Evacuation drills for Bunbury, Arthur River and Kukerin sites. 
  • Assist Clinipath Drug and Alcohol testing contractor across all four Western Australian sites, contractors and operational teams.
  • Support and develop Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Policies and Procedures.
  • Review existing policies/ procedure measures and update according to legislation.
  • Conduct site risk assessments and enforce preventative measures.
  • Initiate and organise OHS training for employees and management.
  • Oversee any site operations and maintenance work is following Bunge policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims (ARCA).
  • Finalising safety documentation and provide statistical information to Asian Safety Director and Australian management. 
  • Providing technical support and coaching to Bunge management team in areas including but not limited to: safety leadership, coaching, training, legislative compliance, risk assessment, incident investigation (ARCA), employee Health and Safety communications.
  • Inspect and report all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirement needs. 
  • Supply yearly Safety Report for Asia Safety Director and Australian management team.
  • Safety leadership and active participation in development of Health and Safety strategic initiatives to achieve the desired safety culture and sustained improvements in Health and Safety performance.


Policies and Procedures


  • Yearly Bunge policy and procedure review and updates.
  • Review and update Bunge Document Register Australia.
  • Writing new operational procedures.
  • Ongoing review and updates of policies and procedures.


Training and Assessment


  • Port terminal control room training in SAC Bulkmetrix bulk handling system including commodity transfers, in-loading, out-loading, and internal grain transfers.
  • Terminal silo operations e.g. silo auguring, Port terminal hygiene.
  • Pre-Harvest employee training.
  • Tarping training, reviewing and updating Bunge tarping procedure.
  • Grain Bunker operations and procedure knowledge.
  • Fumigation knowledge and training in grain silos and bunkers.
  • Machinery and equipment Verification of Competency (VOC).
  • Updating Bunge employee Training Matrix.


Knowledge and Technical Competencies :


  • C Class driver license
  • Knowledge in IAuditor Safety Inspection Software.
  • Cert IV Work Health and Safety certificate
  • Safety Representative training
  • Training in Apollo Root Cause Analysis.
  • Understanding of internal policies and procedures 
  • High Risk training include Forklift, Dogman
  • Lock Out Tag Out ticket 
  • Confined Space ticket
  • Telehandler Ticket
  • Experience in Bulkmetrix commodity management system in all aspects of export shipping, internal commodity transfers will be highly regarded


Education/Experience :


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Environmental Health and Safety Management programs, operational, or manufacturing environment.
  • Facilitate compliance with Occupational Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding of Health and Safety legislation and its application.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • High level of interpersonal skills, including assertiveness, communication and time management.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple priorities while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Experience in safety leadership coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform Bunge terminal operations.
  • Adhere to Western Australian road rules and Bunge Vehicle Use Procedure. 
  • To be physically fit.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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