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The Estee Lauder Companies SHEQ Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa

SHEQ Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Plan and direct the activities of the SHEQ Department within the supply chain environment, to ensure that SHEQ risks are kept to a minimum through effective compliance with SHEQ policies, procedures and legislation.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide Health, Safety and Environmental training and instruction.

  • Assist with the promotion of environmental health & safety policies, procedures & operational practices

  • Provide advice and assist in environmental health & safety projects within sphere of competency for the distribution center, office, and retail store environments.

  • Provide leadership, expertise, support, direction, and assistance in facility health & safety matters.

  • Ensure that operating facilities are in compliance with applicable laws and conforming to the corporate Environmental and Safety Management System (ESMS) requirements.

  • Maintain and develop the ESMS, ensuring alignment with current legislation and corporate requirements.

  • Lead and facilitate a culture of safety consciousness and continuous improvement across all business functions.

  • Provide advice and guidance on SHEQ matters within sphere of knowledge and refer requests for assistance to senior personnel where necessary.

  • Contribute to and implement the policies, procedures and systems relating to the environmental & safety compliance.

  • Develop and amend site SHEQ policies and procedures as required by business needs and changing legislation

  • Investigate accidents and conduct root cause analysis, reporting accidents when required and maintaining all accident records.

  • Work in conjunction with Department Managers to assist in the compilation of Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, policy writing, training and BBS programs.

  • Develop and deliver health and safety training to encourage safe working practices across all business functions.

  • Conduct and report on EHS MS Audits and inspections to ensure site compliance with Safety and Environmental processes, procedures legal compliance register.

  • Identify significant exposures and recommend appropriate action to senior management for compliance with regulations and company policy.

  • Maintain all records – in both paper and electronic format.

  • Undertake monthly reporting on Key SHEQ metrics as required at both site and corporate levels.

  • Provide any EHS support as required at Department / Corporate level meetings including monthly Safety Committee meeting attendance.

  • Assist in the specification / selection of the onsite work wear, footwear and PPE contract.

  • Control and administer the onsite fire team and fire marshals, devise a programme of fire evacuation drills across the site and carry out the programme.

  • Coordinate Fire Risk Assessments ensuring controls are in place to meet legal requirements.

  • Ensure effective management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste collections from site(s) is in place to meet corporate and legal requirements.

  • Undertake minor projects and assist in major projects. Provide support to the Projects team and change management activities.

  • Maintain an awareness of new and existing relevant laws, rules and regulations, and takes actions appropriate to ensure timely compliance and communication to appropriate departments.

  • Coordinate EHS Capital funding and planning.

  • Coordinate outside consultant partnership initiatives as required.

  • Ensure close communication with EMEA EAS community

  • Point of contact for all regulatory authorities, e.g. fire department, health inspector, etc.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE

  • Formal qualification in Safety Management General Industry or equivalent

  • SAMTRAC

  • NEBOSH advantageous

KEY PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong interpersonal skills to persuade, influence, advise and direct employees of all levels on Environmental Health & Safety and Quality issues.

  • Good technical and written communication skills to ensure legal compliance regarding policies, procedures, training programmes and EHS Management systems.

  • Ability to handle high volume of correspondence - internal and external with a technical content.

  • Ability to make decisions in an emergency situation to minimise any adverse effects on the company or an individual.

  • Strong analytical skills, accident investigation, risk analysis - cause - effect, statistical analysis.

  • Self-management and motivation – able to plan own work schedule and requirements.

  • Frequent contact with senior management, internal and external, consultants and Regulatory bodies.

  • Good PC skills to manipulate and present data.

  • Knowledge and experience with South African Environmental, Health & Safety regulations.

  • Knowledge of ergonomics and industrial hygiene.

  • Knowledge and experience with behaviour-based (BBS) safety programs.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety - Supply Chain

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 196968

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