Safety Officer at Chilanga Cement PLC

Lusaka, Full Time

Chilanga Cement PLC
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Engineering Jobs in Zambia – Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

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Chilanga Cement is the leading supplier of building materials and major construction solutions provider in Zambia and the regional market. The Company operates a network of facilities, which includes two integrated Cement plants (with a combined capacity of 1,500,000 tonnes per annum) in Chilanga and Ndola, and distributes by road and rail to all corners of the country and southern Africa.
Joining Chilanga Cement means being part of a successful organization that builds its business strategy around product innovation. For Chilanga Cement, People Development is an investment in the future. Training and skills development means employees can take control of their own careers; everyone builds their own rich and diversified career portfolio. You hold the keys to your success!
Chilanga Cement, Ndola Plant, is looking to recruit a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified individuals to take up the roles of;
Overall Mission of the Role: To implement and manage the health safety and environment management system (HSMS), as well as conduct safety inspections and audits, ensure the organisation complies with Chilanga Cement, local Authorities and Statutory regulations. The position will report to the Health, Safety and Environment Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

Perform workplace audits of Chilanga Cement Health Safety Management system.
Conduct section Health Safety Environmental inspections on a daily basis.
Conduct site inductions for employees and contractors as well as other trainings as required for Employees.
Assist with the provision of site emergency services including prevention, preparedness and response, and participation at training exercises including drills.
Preparation and conducting of safety and toolbox meetings and HSE committee meetings
Conduct hazard identification, risk assessments, audits and workplace random alcohol and drugs screening.
Monitor and review incidents and review recurrent events and assist in development and implementation of remedial actions.
Participate in all incident investigations and identify areas for improvement, and ensure relevant alerts are sent for circulation to all Chilanga Cement employees.
Facilitation of all Health and wellness programmes such as women and men health clinics as well as Covid 19 prevention programme implementation.
Key in health, safety and environmental projects identification, planning and implementation.
Facilitation and engagement of external and internal stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:

Degree in the field of Occupational health and Safety Management, Environment & Natural Resources Management, Environmental Health, Mechanical Engineering & or any related fields.
2 years experience.

Technical Skills

Knowledge of cement production process, & the plant equipment
Knowledge of sampling technique
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Package
Conversant with the local occupational health and safety and environmental legislation.
Know the methods for health and safety performance monitoring
Familiar with the local legislation and the norms specific to each type of equipment.

Other Skills Required For The Roles:

Knowledge of work and safety rules and regulations.
Sound mechanical knowledge (rigging, fitting and others).
Good aptitude for field work, strong motivation to œdirty his own hands and attention to cleanliness.
Disciplined and respectable in the eyes of the peers.
Effective written and verbal skills.
Ability to make sound decisions based on the available information.
Team building skills/consensus builder.
Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Method of Application
Interested applicants may send their application letters and Curriculum Vitae to the under listed no later than Thursday, 1st September, 2022. Applicants do not need to send copies of their qualifications at this stage.

Applicants should ensure that the position they are applying for is clearly written in the subject of the email. Only emailed applications will be accepted and should be sent to:

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