Schneider Electric

Job Title: HSE Specialist – EA Field Services

Reports To: HSE Specialist – Anglophone Africa Field Services

Division: Field Services – East Africa

Job Purpose: Field Services dedicated HSE resource

Who are we and what we stand for?

When you work for Schneider Electric you work for a company that is passionate about its people. Our people vision says, Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. We are proud to promote purpose, diversity, inclusion, learning and work-life integration – we’re a great place to work and we are continually striving to be the best place to work!

Your Role – Magic happens when you bring great people together!

The successful candidate will:

  • Align, maintain, and manage systems as it pertains to ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 standards, protocols, and procedures
  • Establish and maintain an internal contractor audit to adhere to SE Avetta requirements or for obtaining/applying for various tenders
  • Coordinate and implement corrective ISO, site inspections action where shortfalls or inadequacies are identified
  • Attend Weekly SIM meetings to note issues and provide clarity whenever required
  • Manage the document control process and flow
  • Ensure compliance to permits, bylaws, SE Global and legislative requirements
  • Assis in drafting and reviewing Works Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure compliance with company safety regulations and adherence to safety standards, including safety induction and training
  • Promote and ensure adherence to the safety policy and procedures
  • Keep management up to date and informed about legislative and SE Global requirements regarding Occupational health and safety changes
  • Develop safety manuals and training programmes to enhance safe working conditions
  • Identify unsafe acts, conditions, and hazards, investigate root causes, and identify corrective and preventative actions and report to management accordingly
  • Conduct workplace Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments, Design and implement responses thereto
  • Inspect the place of work to determine whether any machinery, plant, equipment, substance, appliances, or process is of such nature liable to cause bodily injury to any person working in the place of work
  • Investigate any accident, near-miss accident, dangerous occurrence, occupational poisoning, or occupational disease that occurred in the place of work, Design and implement responses to limit or prevent a recurrence hereof
  • Compile and submit health and safety related reports to management and third parties
  • Ensure all Injury-On-Duty’s are reported and investigated
  • Responsible for monitoring contractors and vendors working on Schneider Electric premises, Onsite under our supervision, to ensure that Health & Safety practices are always applied and upheld

About You

Qualification and Experience:

  • National Diploma in Safety Management, Environmental Management or equivalent.
  • Possession of NEBOSH certificate is an added advantage
  • At least 5 year’ experience in a production/manufacturing environment or just previous working environment will be advantageous
  • Experience in Risk Assessment &Hazard Identification
  • Experience in training facilitation will be advantageous
  • Basic knowledge/experience in the implementation and management of any ISO systems (9001, 14001, 45001)
  • Basic knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge of Occupational Regulations or anything equivalent
  • Computer literacy – MS Office, high proficiency in MS Excel
  • Hands on practical approach to the job

Qualifying Attributes

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work under challenging conditions
  • Ability to work with people
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Hard-working and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Time management and organization
  • Must be fluent in English and Swahili
  • Medically Fit

How to Apply

Benefits: Schneider Electric believes in rewarding and recognizing employees who contribute to the success of the Company. Our rewards programs are designed for employees who are aligned to our strategy, engaged and successfully contributing to the organizational goals. These philosophies, as well as our desire to care for you and your family, form the basis of our Total Rewards offer.