Health and Safety Officer, Electronic Manufacturing – Alberton – Ref: 1192210-10

  • Degree
  • Alberton,
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled
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Ref: 1192210-10

Job Description:

A globally respected South African based company, who specialises in Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing, is currently sourcing a Health and Safety Officer with prior experience in supporting the development of OHS policies and programs, to advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery, etc.) and to conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures.

The ideal candidate will have manufacturing industry experience along with a Degree in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant fields and in depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures, potentially hazardous materials or practices and familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Job description / core competencies:

  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery, etc.)
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances, etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle workers compensation claims
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Location (country, city): Alberton, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Required Minimum Qualification:

  • BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred

Required minimum experience:

  • Proven experience as safety officer
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

Skills & competencies

  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail

Administrative

  • Proficient in MS Office; working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics

Company Description:

A globally respected South African based company that specialises in Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing and is consistently at a leading position of developments in modern electronic technology.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Health and Safety Officer, Electronic Manufacturing – Alberton – Ref: 1192210-10

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