SHEQ Systems Lead

Job title : SHEQ Systems Lead
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Tim Barraclough
Contact email :
Job reference : 1505235
About Us:
This business is a well-established, yet fast growing FMCG manufacturer with multiple sites across Australia. They are passionate about producing high-quality, safe, and delicious food products. As a culture focused organisation, they are committed to excellence in everything they do, from sourcing ingredients to delivering the final product to our customers. They practice what they preach and are a B corp certified company that believe in sustainability, innovation, and continuous improvement. To support the growing operations, they are seeking a dedicated and experienced SHEQ Systems Lead to join the team.

Position Overview:
The SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality) Systems Lead will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the SHEQ management systems. This role is critical in ensuring that the operations comply with industry standards and regulations, while continuously improving our processes to enhance safety, quality, and environmental performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and Implement SHEQ Systems:
    • Design and implement SHEQ management systems in line with ISO standards (ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, and FSSC 22000).
    • Ensure compliance with relevant local, national, and international regulations and standards.
    • Develop and maintain SHEQ policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and lead initiatives to enhance safety, health, environmental, and quality performance.
    • Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure adherence to SHEQ standards.
    • Analyze data and generate reports to track SHEQ performance and identify trends.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to promote a culture of safety, quality, and environmental responsibility.
    • Represent the company in SHEQ-related matters with regulatory authorities, customers, and suppliers.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a SHEQ role within the food manufacturing industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of SHEQ management systems and standards (ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, FSSC 22000).
  • Proven experience in conducting audits, risk assessments, and incident investigations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
What’s on offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. Annual allowance for further training.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the safety, quality, and environmental sustainability of the operations.
How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Barraclough on