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EHS State Manager
Western Sydney
  • Are you an experienced safety professional looking for a new challenge?
  • Want to work for a market leader and drive culture change?
  • Are you as comfortable in the boardroom as you are on the plant floor?  

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally.  Within the Australasia region, JELD- WEN has over 70+ facilities, and employs over 5,000 staff.  JELD-WEN is the name behind iconic Australian brands – Stegbar, Regency, Corinthian, Airlite, Aneeta, Trend, Kolder, A&L and Breezway.  Our vision is to inspire our customers through leading brands, great service, innovative new products and solutions leveraging the full JELD-WEN portfolio, while significantly enhancing our ease of doing business built on operational excellence.


The Opportunity


The EHS State Manager is tasked to lead the operational implementation of JELD-WEN’s global and regional EHS requirements.  This role is responsible for facilitating and influencing the active engagement of relevant stakeholder managers in the research, development and implementation planning of safety and other related programs to meet regional business plans and corporate goals.


Key Responsibilities

  • Locally implement the EHS systems management architecture
  • Indirect management of Safety coordinators
  • Provide Proactive EHS coaching from frontline to senior management levels
  • Driving continuous EHS performance improvement
  • Develop and coordinate a system of internal and external risk assessment programs
  • Achieve and maintain compliance to the National Audit Tool.
  • Manage Safety regulatory and awareness policies and education training programs
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of a system of document control
  • Analyse safety performance, make recommendations, and drive improvement
  • Manage the local completion of compliance audits, self-audits and action item tracking


About You 

  • Diploma level EHS qualification or equivalent
  • Manufacturing or similar complex industry experience (highly desirable)
  • Experience in multi-national business and geographically dispersed workforce
  • Preferable – Workplace training and assessment skills
  • Solid working knowledge of WHSE technical & legislative requirements
  • Experience in implementing change and fostering WHSE-focused culture
  • Understanding of systems available to monitor, manage and analyse WHSE performance
  • Proven experience implementing contemporary EHS management systems


What's On Offer

  • Ongoing training and career development.
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • Generous discounts on our extensive range of JELD-WEN products.
  • On-site parking.
  • Ability to schedule leave every year at Christmas.
  • Global exposure opportunities.


Your next steps


If you believe you can develop JELD-WEN safety culture across all levels of the business this is the opportunity for you, apply now!


JELD-WEN builds businesses ethically and safely. Eligible applications must have legal rights to work in Australia and undertake a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening, and a valid police check.


Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested by the Talent Acquisition Team.

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