Kellogg Senior EHS Officer in SPRINGS, South Africa

Lead with us as you develop and direct a tactical plan to drive Environmental Health & Safety at the Kellogg Company. You are detail oriented, have clear communication skills, and a unique capacity to manage multiple and conflicting

priorities. Innovate with us as you inform and influence at all levels and functions to ensure that health and safety regulations are adhered to, and continuously improved upon.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Senior Environmental Health & Safety Officer at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Directs health, safety and the environment to ensure legal and policy compliance in all aspects of health, safety and the environment

  • Reviews policies in order to maintain and manage comprehensive health and safety services for the plant, safeguarding all personnel and company assets

  • Prepares sites for the audits

  • Compiles action plans following audit recommendations and drives the implementation thereof

  • Assists in conducting internal site audits between external audits by EMEA and global teams and reports on effectiveness of plant’s safety and environment procedures and programs

  • Co-ordinates the investigation of any environmental incident, accident, safety hazard or risk and recommends preventative measures to minimise potential risks to both personnel and the company

  • Proactively investigates best practice in safety systems and makes recommendations accordingly, ensuring that the environment remains uncompromised

  • Complies with and ensures that all health and safety rules are met and acts pro-actively by addressing any safety concerns which may be harmful to self or other employees

  • Ensures compliance with the accredited Safety & Environmental Management systems

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn, to succeed in this position and to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • National diploma in EHS / equivalent qualification

  • Frequently demonstrated relevant experience in a similar role

  • Knowledge of:

  • Environmental, Health and Safety systems and standards

  • OHS Act and any other relevant statutory Acts

  • Strong influencing skills, a passion for our brands, and a strong execution and results focus are essential, in addition to project management skills and the ability to prioritise.

  • Significant experience in the EH&S field

  • Familiarity with safety and environmental regulations including air, waste water, storm water, solid and hazardous waste

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to effectively make decisions and problem solve

Preferred:

  • Experience in the EH&S field within the food & beverage industry

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

You will have contact and communication with government agencies, non-government organizations; and internal communication with senior management, Legal and Corporate Affairs.

This role may involve working in confined spaces and/or high places from time to time.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Senior EHS Officer

Location: ZA-GT-Springs

Requisition ID: LOG002257

Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 1, 2017, 4:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No