First listed on: 21 February 2020

HR/WHS Coordinator


About us

Gundagai Meat Processors (GMP) is a dynamic meat processing business owned and operated by our family, the Bartons.  We are a high quality, competitive cost processor, situated halfway between Sydney and Melbourne on the Hume Highway, and in a prime lamb growing region.

GMP has long been committed to the region and its people, innovation, and the industry, the business has recently completed an exciting $32M expansion project that will deliver an increase in annual capacity, export certification, increased automation and prosperity for its staff and the region. 

Key Duties include however not limited to:

  • Develop, implement and maintain systems designed to proactive manage and prevent workplace injury and illness including, hazard identification, risk assessment, control, monitor and review, induction and specific OH&s training, accident and near miss investigations and reports
  • Conduct and complete high standard of accident and incident investigations in a timely manner
  • Oversee, integrate and report on Safety issues in operations work i.e. auditing, testing, corrective action processes, projects to deliver sustainable results across time
  • Assist in the provisions of site Rehabilitation for injured workers by promoting an efficient return to work program
  • Coordinate onsite physio with arranging booking times and PTA’s
  • Co-ordinate, administer and provide advisory and directional support to the safety committee
  • Promote, support and co-operate with all GMP workplace health and safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure the health and safety of all workers engaged, influenced or directed while at work in the business
  • Establish a culture where work is done safely and effectively including the development of methodologies that support effective cross functional work and continuous improvement of performance
  • Maintain and update safety boards with relevant information i.e. Safety committee minutes, Safety Reps, Return to work coordinator etc
  • Present and report accurate and timely historical safety information and analysis
  • Monitor and report daily attendance
  • Analysis employee’s absenteeism and provide trends to HR Manager
  • Assist in the induction process and onboarding process
  • Manage record keeping
  • Advise of effective communication material to promote health and wellbeing, engagement and updates

About you

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously with a high attention to detail
  • Confident, enthusiastic, articulate and approachable
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a changing environment
  • A clear track record of success in a similar role
  • A passionate 'can do' attitude, flexibility and the ability to effect and embrace change
  • Current drivers’ licence is essential


To apply please provide your detailed resume along with a cover letter to Marika Miller – HR Manager at by COB Friday 28th February, 2020.

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