HSE Officer - New Damietta

Mediterraneo Trading - New Damietta, Damietta

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
5 to 10 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Develop and maintain safety and environmental programs, policies and procedures to manage all HSE compliance and risks applicable to the facility.
  • Establish, implement, and sustain ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and gates HSE Management System to assess and control Health, Safety and Environmental risks
  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight to ensure ongoing compliance, including all training and record keeping activities in accordance with applicable local, and governmental rules and regulations
  • Work with the facility management team to continually improve the system to respond to changing business needs.
  • Understand how to conduct audits and inspections to identify system level weaknesses and recommend solutions for corrective actions to improve the management system.
  • Conduct site audits and inspections that evaluate facility’s compliance with regulations and identify areas of improvement.

    Risk Assessment:

    • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of HSE Risk Assessment programs, and ensuring conformance to the requirements as outlined in internationally recognized standards such as ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001.
    • Recognize and prioritize workplace safety and environmental hazards and risks associated with processes, services and products.
    • Identify appropriate control methodologies for HSE risks based on priority and the hierarchy of controls.
    • Understand how the management of HSE risks affects overall HSE Management within the sphere of influence.

    Legal requirements:

    • Manage plant's environmental and OSHA regulatory reporting and record keeping requirements.
    • Identify and interpret all relevant governmental legislation.
    • Make recommendations and advise the management team and employees on requirements to ensure compliance.
    • Interface between local, and government regulatory agencies, corporate and insurance carrier representatives in order to ensure that the plant complies with appropriate requirements.

    Emergency Preparedness and Response

    • Understand all potential emergency situations within sphere of influence (fire, chemical spills, medical, workplace violence, natural disasters).
    • Develop Emergency Response plans that address potential emergency situations.
    • Implement training as necessary to responsible persons
    • Ensure drills are conducted, and corrective actions are identified and implemented as required
    • Lead investigations on environmental and safety incidents including near misses, injuries, releases, and non-compliance.
    • Ensure that root causes are identified, and effective corrective actions are implemented in a timely fashion
    • Drive efforts to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing processes. Efforts will focus on waste disposal, recycling and reuse initiatives.

    Strategic Planning and Project Management

    • Responsible for establishing specific objectives and targets that address HSE risk reduction, injury prevention, waste elimination, and energy elimination based on risk.
    • Ensures these objectives and targets are in line with the company and facility HSE policy and drive for continuous improvement.
    • Creates project plan and budget for HSE objectives including capital investments and secures needed resources.
    • Able to quantify the cost of HSE incidents and provide cost justification.
    • Set measurable targets and implements management programs that include designation of responsibility, resources and timelines.
    • Tracks progress against HSE objectives, establish specific tasks/plans to address these gaps, and drives project to completion.
    • Serve as a plant resource for root cause investigations and countermeasure implementation to prevent re-occurrence of hazards or incidents.
    • Acts as change agent to drive cultural change and inspires others to action through collaboration and influence
    Job Requirements
    • Bachelor Degree.
    • 5 - 10 years of experience in Food Production.
    • Experience in Grains & Pulses are Preferable.
    • Very Good Communication Skills.
    • Excellent Knowledge of ISO 14001 & 18001.
    • Project Management Skills.
    • Result Oriented.
    • Focus into Details.
    About this Company

    Mediterraneo Egypt was incorporated in 1998 as a privately owned Commodities Trading House specialized in the import, export and distribution of commodities.

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