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QEHS Coordinator


Fawkner, VIC, AU, 3060

REQ ID:  41998

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit

About the role:

The QEHS Coordinator role drives safety, quality performance and continuous improvement initiatives at the Fawkner Site and support the customers who purchase our products. This role assists in reviewing, enhancing, and developing effective OH&S & EHS systems, documentation, and processes.  The role supports and drives safety initiatives and programs towards Zero Harm goals. This role ensures quality systems compliance and directs / assists with problem solving of all quality related issues to achieve best practice quality systems and performance. The scope of this role is Fawkner site and other Australian sites as required.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead an effective quality management system in accordance with corporate, regulatory, and FSSC/ ISO / FSC and other required certifications.
  • Lead positive release and other quality control systems / processes to demonstrate “lead by example” and ensure 100% compliance.
  • Accountable for performance metrics including ppm, blocked stock, held goods, material damage complaint numbers and quality response time within scope of responsibility
  • Implement product / process quality monitoring systems ensuring customers are protected from any defects reaching the market.
  • Find creative ways to keep staff engaged in Quality and drive improvements
  • Developing and reviewing occupational health and safety system documentation/ Environment procedures such as, risk assessments, policies, procedures and manuals.
  • Work with the team to ensure Contractor Safety including authorizing permits, risk assessment and controls, developing policy and procedures.
  • Coordinating and facilitating timely, expert EHS advice and assistance to managers/supervisors in managing EHS, this will also include the promotion of EHS and leading indicators such as BBSO and Nearmiss Identification.
  • Analyzing EHS data to monitor accident and incident trends and provide reports as necessary. Conducting investigations of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial action.
  • Actively coordinate and support, training and development of machine training programs.
  • Ensure adequate levels of training are maintained for existing and new employees, including first aid, fire warden,  emergency evacuation, fork lift, quality, machine training & hygiene
  • Identify EH&S training needs and ensure accurate training records are maintained

About the person:

  • Recognized industry qualification in Quality and / or OHS/EHS or willing to undergo relevant training to attain qualification.
  • Microsoft suite of applications, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP
  • LSS Green belt will be advantageous
  • Formal qualifications in HACCP, ICAM and Lead Auditor will be viewed favorably
  • Demonstrated experience in FMCG manufacturing/operations role.
  • Knowledge of Quality systems and processes, relevant OHS regulations, risk minimization process and the application of same.
  • Self-motivated individual who will take the initiative and engage all levels of the business as required achieving the required outcome.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Be a self-starter (able to work as part of a team and independently) who can see an Issue and tackle it with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in the manufacture of food packaging will be an advantage.

Why work at Sealed Air?

  • We have a very diverse and inclusive culture.
  • We invest in developing our people. You can hone your expertise and further develop your career with a global leader in packaging solutions.
  • You will work with talented and creative professionals working in a collaborative environment that celebrates insatiable curiosity and diverse ideas.

If you are looking for a new challenge in a company deemed as essential service, then we want to hear from you!

Please Note: You must have Australian work-rights to be considered for this job and hold a valid passport to travel overseas. A detailed job description is available.

Other note

Sealed Air does not accept unsolicited resumes from vendors (including without limitation search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies) and will not pay any associated fees for unsolicited resumes presented to any employee of our company.

Any resume submitted in the absence of a recruitment agreement with an approved vendor signed by an authorized representative of Sealed Air shall be deemed the sole property of Sealed Air.

Requisition id: 41998 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

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