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Safety Health & Wellbeing Manager

Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Llanarth, NSW, AU, 2795

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply a wide range of frozen, shelf-stable and chilled products to Australia and New Zealand’s major retail and food service customers. As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on creating food Australians and New Zealanders love by maximising value from the best Australian-grown produce and global seafood. Our iconic brands have been an integral part of Australian life for generations, and include the likes of Leggo’s, Birds Eye, Edgell, John West and Chiko. We have five manufacturing sites in Australia and six sales sites and employ almost 2000 people across these operations. We are an integral part of the global J.R. Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:


  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.


Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks


  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Bonus incentives
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

About our role


Reporting to the Head of Safety, Health and Wellbeing, and as a member of the Plant Leadership Team, you will provide the strategic direction, set priorities and lead Safety, Health and Wellbeing activities across the site. 


This role is instrumental in ensuring the business maintains a strong commitment to continuous improvement in Safety, Health and Wellbeing through implementation of the Workplace Health and Safety program, supporting line management in delivering the Simplot strategy within the site. 

What will you bring


  • You are a hands-on Safety professional who is experienced working within a Food/FMCG, manufacturing or operations industry.
  • Relevant tertiary qualified (or post graduate diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline).
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.
  • Sound knowledge of hazard identification, risk assessment, risk control principles and their practical application to plant, equipment, processes, property, environment and other risk exposures within the business.
  • Solid understanding of the principles of work-related injury/illness and rehabilitation, practical application of appropriate claims management processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build partnerships both internally and externally at all levels of the organisation.


If this sounds like you, please apply online today for a fantastic opportunity to work with us!






Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at 

Job Requisition ID: 11006 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): SAPL Bathurst Plant - Llanarth 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at