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Date:  Sep 13, 2021
Job Req ID:  2419
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney

Title:  Environmental & Safety Engineer


We challenge each other to make an impact.  Dedicated to people and their wellbeing, we’re focused on creating food and brands that nourish families so they can flourish and thrive.

We are a global powerhouse in cereals and snacks and we make some of Australia’s favourite foods.  Our iconic brands include Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops (cereals), LCMs and Pringles (snacks).  We continue to innovate and stay close to our customers to remain on top of the game!  


Reporting to the Technical Manager and based in our Manufacturing Plant, the role of Environmental & Safety Engineer develops and implements our environmental and sustainability initiatives, as well as leading & designing environmental management and engineering for capital and safety projects. 

As an organization we have a number of environment and sustainability goals, one of which is for 100% of packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, this position plays a significant role here in Australia for us achieving this goal and is one of the many impactful projects you will be a part of!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Designing and developing the ANZ Environmental strategy working closely with the Technical Manager to ensure compliance to the National, State and Local regulations; Kellogg policy and procedures as per the Kellogg EHS Management System.
  • Supporting the Health and Safety Manager to execute and deliver health and safety programs for new capital and capital upgrades. 
  • Developing and implementing environmental sustainability programs and initiatives, working collaboratively with Botany, Pagewood and NZ teams.
  • Being responsible for the environmental management of Botany Plant including the proposal and design solutions for water, waste, and emissions management and control
  • Providing technical advice on current utility and trade waste related preventative / predictive maintenance programs. 
  • Leading and supporting the design and execution of engineering based environmental capital projects.
  • Working with local / state / federal agencies on environment matters, as needed and represents Kellogg in various external industry and local community forums.
  • Conducting environment and safety audits to ensure a high standard of workmanship, both in documentation and job execution including all internal & external environmental reporting and licensing requirements. 


Skills, experience & attributes sought:
Degree or Post Graduate qualifications in Environmental Engineering coupled with previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing or related facility.
Demonstrated experience in providing technical guidance and support on various capital projects. 
Demonstrated leadership and communication ability which encourages teamwork and idea generation while remaining focused on results and process improvement. 
Must be able to balance conflicting priorities and still provide the organisation with clear direction and focus
Project management skills
Drive for a safe working environment and ensure compliance with all local, state and federal policies and legislation (Work Cover, DECC, Environmental.
Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001) (preferred)
Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety (advantageous)
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other applicable computer software. 
Strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with the ability to influence at various levels
Able to build strong relationships


Benefits, culture & company:
We’re a company that makes great food and we hire great people!  
Since first establishing in Australia in 1924, we have grown as an organisation and whilst our range of products has expanded our over-arching goal is still the same, to nourish with our foods.   
Our K values (integrity & respect, accountability, passion, simplicity, success and humility and hunger) shape our Kellogg culture and guide the way the business is run.
We offer our employees competitive salaries including performance related bonuses and incentives, free on-site car parking,  we enjoy half day Fridays as well as offer a range of benefits that support flexible working as well as holistic health and wellness offerings!  As an individual you can grow and develop your career with the support of your Manager and development programs.  The benefit of a global organization is you can take your career off-shore.
Kellogg (Aust) Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.

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