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HSE Supervisor

FullTime Kenya, Wote- Makueni Posted 1 week ago

Industry: Manufacturing

Role: Agriculture

Closing: 31/01/2023

Position: HSE Supervisor

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: HSE Superintendent

Location: Wote- Makueni


Our client in manufacturing industry, is seeking to recruit a HSE Supervisor. Successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the HSE Officer/SPT to develop, review, implement and monitor company environmental and EHS management system


Main accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local and state regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Provide HSE training, awareness and induction on site to staff, contractors and other relevant parties.
  • Performs safety audits and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Have first line responsibility for incident investigations, including but not limited to investigating, making initial recommendations and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence
  • Assists in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.
  • Keep HSE statistical records, such as incidents, accidents, near-misses and working hours on site.
  • ensuring the well-being of workforce and compliance of HSE within the plant.
  • Keep HSE registers up to date, including renewals of permits, licenses, etc.
  • Assist Plant Manager to implement accident-prevention and environmental impact activities on site.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced including medical checkups for the staff.
  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards.
  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery, use of PPEs and occupational diseases.
  • Act as Emergency coordinator on site.
  • Monitor environmental footprint on site.
  • Compile monthly site HSE reports.
  • Implement emergency and crisis management plans on site.
  • Act as Emergency coordinator on site.
  • Other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

- Degree in environmental studies or relevant.

-Fluent knowledge of English

-3- 5 years of experience as HSE Officer preferably vegetable oil extraction plant or a busy manufacturing plant.

-Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with HSE management systems in an industrial setting

-Knowledge of ISO safety, quality and environmental standards (preferred)

- Management skills basic courses (preferred)
- Firefighting & HSE basic courses (preferred)

-Auditing and Root Cause investigation technique

-project management

-Quality control and assurance.

-Certified risk assessor, would be an advantage

-OHS certification or equivalent


Required capabilities


  • Problem Solving; Flexibility; Planning target control; Decision Making; Spirit of Enterprise; Communication; Listening and reception; Relations management;


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