Unilever: SHE Coordinator

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30 May, 2016

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Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa

At Unilever, we are looking to expand our Talent Pool of SHE Coordinators located at our Boksburg Factory. We act fast to anticipate our consumer needs, fast to translate ideas into new products, and fast to make, distribute and market them. We create products that people enjoy, trust and use as part of their daily lives. Which is why, as part of Unilever, you could make an impact on a global and local scale.

We look for people with different views, ideas, experiences and backgrounds to bring dynamism to the business and, most importantly, an empathy with consumers. It’s these people working together that make Unilever one of the most successful consumer goods companies in the world. People with the courage to be heard, seize opportunities and take risks.
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JOB TITLE: SHE Coordinator
JOB LOCATION: Boksburg (Powders)
DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain
RELOCATION TERMS: Open to SA citizens only!

Co-ordinates the overall implementation and maintenance of the SHE management system and promotes continuous improvement practices which reduce the business SHE (Safety, Health and Environment) risk.

Drives and facilitate the implementation of the SHE systems in line with:
System standards (ISO/FWS);
Corporate standards and guidelines;
Legislative requirements and Business process requirements
Introduces, sells and champions SHE best practices, and customizes to suit business needs
Co-ordinates, monitors and audits all SHE activities related to the business and ensures all business SHE activities meet Unilever and legislative requirements. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
Is custodian of the business SHE system, and as such is responsible for ensuring:
The system is maintained and adequate data and document management practices are adhered to
Is responsible for all business SHE information collation and reporting, in line with business and corporate requirements
Business and Contractor statistics
Annual, quarterly and monthly tracking of KPI’s
Monitoring SHE objectives and targets
As the business SHE expert:
Provides specialist support to the relevant business teams
Drives, assists with and collates general SHE risk assessments;
Delivers SHE training programs, and
Liaises on annual and day to day issues with regulatory authorities, independent SHE auditing bodies and the Unilever SHE team
Maintain best practice and knowledge base through networks within the wider SHE community internal and external
Co-ordinate SHE related contractors e.g. Fire Equipment.
Legal Appointments
Formulates and prepares legal appointments in terms of regulatory and system requirements
Management of Change
Custodian of the MOC process for SHE

National Diploma OR Degree BSc in Safety/ Health and Environment
*Must have 2 year relevant experience combined with a strong Process and Mechanical Engineering background preferably within FMCG/ Manufacturing environment
*Must currently be in charge of SHE and drive alignment to legal compliance and Process Safety Agenda – Technical design of factory (Operated, maintained and enforcement aligned to SHE best practice and standard activities)
*Must have solid experience building facts off data and providing recommendation actions
*Must have an excellent track record with maintenance and continuous improvement of Safety, health and environment within a plant
*Must have working knowledge and experience of OHS Act and Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act, Environmental Legislation and other relevant legislation
NOSA or ISO 9000, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, NOSA Courses: IT IS, SAMTRAC, risk identification and other SHE related courses will be an advantage
Analytical: Unpack Data and make sense of it – *must be very strong
Highly disciplined and meticulous


Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

For further information about this position please call 0800980612.

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