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EHS Manager

Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Reference: LASG0001
My Client, a leader in the manufacturing industry and based in Uitenhage, are in the process of recruiting an EHS Manager to join their vibrant team.

Duties and responsibilities would include:
  • Know, and maintain or exceed compliance with country, Federal, State, Local and EHS&S regulations and requirements.
  • Articulate the global and regional EHS&S roadmap / strategy and key EHS&S initiatives and develop, lead and execute plant EHS&S initiatives that will contribute to the accomplishment of EHS&S goals and facility business goals.
  • Support Plant Optimization processes to build associate engagement and empowerment in facility EHS&S management and performance improvement; fully support the infrastructures.
  • Interface with regulators at all levels, local community leaders and groups and other external stakeholders to develop a relationship of trust and transparency and promote the EHS&S brand.
  • To manage the risks w.r.t Environment, Health, Safety & Fire within the company. To develop and implement proactive programmes to minimize or eliminate cost w.r.t injuries or environmental non-compliance.
  • To continuously monitor risk and risk control programmes in order to confirm their effectiveness.
  • Compliance with country local laws and with company policies and business conduct standards.
  • Stay current in knowledge of governmental requirements; keep EHS&S programs up to date with these requirements.
  • Partner with plant leadership and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding interpretation of country, federal, state and local regulations
  • Accurate and timely reporting of monthly & quarterly EHS&S Metrics.
  • Engage directly with Global sustainability for all customer requests for sustainability data and certifications.
  • Development and achievement of annual EHS&S operating plan goals and EHS&S capital plans that are in alignment with regional objectives.
Qualifications and Experience include:
  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in environmental, safety discipline, engineering or technical science,
  • Desired: Master's Degree in environmental, safety discipline, engineering or technical science or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in designing, implementing & driving EHS&S programs
  • 5+ years of management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3-5 years’ experience implementing and/or sustaining ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 or comparable EHS&S management system.
  • Experience in a Union environment
  • Demonstrated, measurable improvements in EHS&S performance
  • Demonstrated experience in working successfully with and building relationships with governmental regulatory agencies.
  • Strong knowledge and ensuring compliance of local safety and environmental laws and regulations
  • Minimizing environmental impacts and promoting sustainable practices
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills (Servant Leader)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and mentality
  • Fluent in English
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button below and visit our www.banking-recruitment-jobs.com here for more exciting opportunities.

Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
Email: lstroud@caglobalint.com
Website: www.caglobalint.com
If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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