SHE officer

Vacancy : SHE officer (EE females only)

Salary +/- R20k per month

A leading manufacturing company has a vacancy for a SHE Officer, reporting to the Quality Director. The incumbent will be accountable for environmental, health and safety implementation and compliance.


• Maintenance of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

• Developing, implementing and maintaining Safety and Health Management System Works Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures.

• Conducting supplier and internal SHE Management System audits/inspections and coordinating external audits.

• Identification of environmental aspects and conducting risk assessments to determine risk prioritization and significance, and to formulate appropriate monitoring and control procedures.

• Facilitation of Environmental Management Plans (EMP).

• Ensuring that the Environmental Legal Register is kept current.

• Control of all existing environmental legal permits.

• Corresponding and liaison with all the relevant Environmental Authorities where needed at National, Provincial and local municipal levels

• Identify and Analyse SHE training needs and development of appropriate training programs to meet these needs.

• Maintain effective communication, reports and meetings and use team forums.

• Implement and maintain awareness programs.

• Interface with management and team leaders.

• Ensuring statutory requirements and records are in place.

• Ensure First Aiders, Safety Reps, GMR2, shifts men, fire fighters, crane/fork etc. appointments and training are in place.

• Conduct trend analysis of SHE performance indicators, presentation of SHE statistics at SHE Meetings and facilitation of SHE Meeting actions.

• Facilitation and monitoring of all induction training.

• Participation as required in any DOL Investigation, query etc


• Excellent computer literacy. (MS Office- Word, Excel, Projects, PowerPoint).

• OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards experience.

• Tertiary Qualification in Environmental/Safety Management/Environmental Science or similar. (B.Tech degree – Environmental or Safety Management or B.Sc degree).

• SAMTRAC or equivalent will be an advantage.

• SHE auditing skills (OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001).

• 3-5 years experience in environmental and safety management.

• Good understanding of SA Environmental Legislation.

• Previous experience in a manufacturing environment.


• Assertiveness.

• Ability to communicate effectively with management and factory staff.

• Able to work independently.

• Able to work within a team environment.

• Good planning and organising skills.

• Should be target driven.

• Excellent report writing skills.

• Proactive to improve processes.

• Good attention to detail and a strong follow-through.

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this position, please forward your CV to cv(at) with the reference “SHE Officer”. Closing date: 31 July 2011

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