HSE Officer

Job Type: Full time

Location: Accra

Industry: Cement Manufacturing

​We are currently seeking to hire an experienced HSE Officer for our client who is a global, multi-industry leader in the manufacturing and sale of high-performance cement that complies with local standards which is for residential, commercial and industrial purpose. 
You will contribute to the safety of on-site personnel and the protection of the environment by ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in identification and assessment of risks and make recommendations to mitigate them;

  • Visit the facilities and report any breaches of security measures;

  • Ensure that installations comply with safety standards;

  • Check the availability and condition of security equipment;

  • Ensure compliance with QHSE instructions within the plant;

  • Participate in the facilitation of QHSE awareness and training workshops for all plant personnel;

  • Assist operational staff during interventions to ensure compliance with safety rules;

  • Check PPE / fire safety equipment / electrical installations;

  • Check the wearing of PPE and other safety clothing and equipment when technicians work on the production floor;

  • Check the validity of the permits of the operational staff;

  • Issue work permits;

  • Preparation of the HSE daily report (number of incidents, accidents, hygiene control, care taken, anomalies noted …).

General

  • Perform all other allied tasks and functions assigned by the Head of Department. Respect and enforce the Organization's Code of Conduct and the various management procedures.

  • Respect and enforce Organization's safety, health and environmental policy.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 4 years Bachelor’s degree in engineering/Sciences, Environmental Studies

  • 3 years + from manufacturing (Cement) industry

  • Good communication skills, security awareness, confidentiality and attention to detail 

  • OSHA, ISO safety certifications