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Health & Safety Officer / Store Manager

Reference PE002282/RW
Location Gauteng, East Rand
Salary Interval Monthly
Package R10 - R12 / None-negotiable
Description Our client in the energy industry is currently looking to employ a Health & Safety Officer / Store Manager based in Germiston in the Gauteng.

Permanent position offered.

Salary: R10 000 - R12 000 (Business Cell Phone and Business Laptop)

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Health and Safety role, in an industry related or similar to Sheet Metal Cladding and Insulation Industry.
  • 1 + years’ experience in stock management, handling, and control/warehouse experience.
  • Proficiency in safety auditing, inspection and identifying hazards.
  • Experience in managing safety in diverse work environments.
  • Experience with working with teams.
  • Experience in working with quality management systems.
  • Expertise in using and maintaining safety equipment like fire extinguishers, eye protection and hazardous material protection.
  • Grade 12 or higher.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Health and Safety Training - SAMTRAC or OHSA’s.
  • HIRA training – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.
  • Fall Protection Plan Development.
  • Incident Investigation.
  • First Aid – Level 1.
  • Working at Heights.
  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office and Outlook).
  • Bilingual – English and Afrikaans (Advantage).
  • Valid forklift licence (Advantage).
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations
  • Knowledge of relevant HSE legislation (OHSA, NEMA, COIDA), environmental regulations, construction regulations, standards, incident investigations teqniques, risk assessment methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Contract conditions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with HSE management systems in an industrial setting.
  • Knowledge of emergency response and crisis management.
  • Knowledge of store handling procedures.
  • Knowledge of stock control.
Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
Health and Safety Planning and Establishment:
  • Developing and implementing safety policies, procedures, and guidelines in line with local laws and regulations.
  • Development and maintenance of guidelines to reinforce adherence to safety protocols.
  • Compiling all the Health and Safety Files for various sites / projects
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of the Health and Safety Plan for each site. This entails ensuring that the plan is adequately prepared, considering all necessary safety measures and protocols.
  • Create a system for recording incidents as well as any safety concerns.
  • Develop a system for managing the documentation and keeping it up to date with site changes.
  • Develop and enforce a safe operation of all workplace machinery and equipment by establishing comprehensive guidelines, ensuring all equipment is used correctly, and reinforcing adherence to safety protocols.
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment used in the workplace are adequate and safe for use. This involves regular checks to verify that the equipment is properly maintained and in good working order.
Health and Safety Implementation and Monitoring:
  • Conduct daily site inspections on staff, and site conditions.
  • Checks and issuing of PPE.
  • Keeping all the Health and Safety Files for various sites / projects up to date and relevant.
  • Monitor the site for compliance, as well as provide advice and guidance to the site manager.
  • Implement and monitor all HSE management systems on site, including, but not limited to HSE guidelines, objectives, and practices.
  • Keep HSE registers up to date, including renewals of permits, licenses, etc.
  • Compile and maintain relevant records, registers to ensure compliance for safety inspections.
  • Monitor all employee training certificates and arrange new training for employees with expired documents.
  • Monitor all employee medical certificates of fitness and arrange renewals of medicals prior to the expiry date.
Employee Training:
  • Conduct in house training in the form of toolbox talks, risk assessments, HSE Plans, Fall Protection, Safe Working Procedures, etc.
  • Engage with staff, contractors, and other relevant parties with respect to HSE matters related to the site.
  • Provide guidance and support to management and employees on safety-related matters.
Emergency Response, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessments, and Incidents:
  • Ensure employees are well-prepared and the emergency response plan is accessible and understood by all.
  • Coordinate emergency procedures.
  • Implement emergency and crisis management plans on site.
  • Carry out risk assessments on a continuous basis on site.
  • Monitor and evaluate potentially dangerous and unsafe conditions and provide recommendations.
  • Identify hazardous waste and disposing of it correctly.
  • Have first line responsibility for incident investigations, including but not limited to investigating, making initial recommendations, and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assist with the rehabilitation of employees after accidents or injuries and make sure they experience a satisfactory return to work.
  • Assist Managers / Team leaders to implement accident-prevention and environmental impact activities on site.
  • Verify and ensure the completion and submission of injury on duty logs and reports to the relevant agencies (FEM).
Health and Safety Reviews, Audits and Reporting:
  • Schedule and execute audits on site to identify areas of improvement and implement measures as required.
  • Administer and maintain non-conformance and suggestion systems, including Corrective and Preventative Action Requests (CPAR), Non-conformance Report (NCR)
  • Ensure internal quality standards are maintained and monitored.
  • Submit all relevant safety reports to relevant parties.
  • Keep HSE statistical records, such as incidents, accidents, near-misses and working hours on site.
  • Compile monthly site HSE reports.
  • Work in collaboration with the HR Manager regarding any Injury on Duty Claims.
Stock/ Equipment Management and Control Planning and Organizing:
  • Manage all stock and equipment control systems.
  • Maintaining effective stock control at all times to ensure accurate inventory records are available.
  • Monitoring stock levels to decide if more should be ordered, as well as advising the Purchasing department about potential stock-outs and re-ordering levels to maintain minimum and maximum stock thresholds.
  • Ensure goods despatched to clients and jobs are controlled and recorded, both to and from supplier
  • Monitor stock levels daily and record as needed.
  • Responsible for stock counts monthly.
  • Responsible for organising where all the received stock should go and organizing the stock rooms in a way that existing inventory is easily and safely accessible and clearly identifiable.
Stock / Equipment Movements and Safety:
  • Responsible for accepting all deliveries of stock. This includes ensuring that they are not damaged and that everything ordered is present and accounted for.
  • Responsible for organising the dispatch of finished goods and products that need to leave the warehouse. As well as ensuring that the product is suitably packaged and is in good condition.
  • Inspecting, checking, and recording quantities of all stock received.
  • Check all materials/components correspond to purchase order.
  • Ensure all items conform to any specified requirement and all relevant certification received with each consignment.
  • Report any discrepancies/quality issues to the Purchasing Department.
  • Ensuring that all materials and equipment are correctly stored to prevent injury – thus materials always need to be positioned correctly.
  • Ensure that hazardous materials are locked away and abide by safety regulations.
  • Enforce rules with regards to the staff using company equipment to maintain and control stock levels.
Ad hoc:
  • Assisting with HR documents being signed.
  • Assisting with ensuring IDs are certified.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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