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HSE Superintendent

FullTime Kenya, Wote-Makueni Posted 27/06/2023, 1 year ago

Industry: Manufacturing

Role: Other

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 07/07/2023

Client: Confidential

Position: HSE Superintendent

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: Plant Manager

Location: Wote-Makueni


  • Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an HSE Superintendent. Successfulcandidate 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 field.

-Fluent knowledge of English

-2-3years 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 personal capabilities.


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