April 10, 2024

HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER

JOB TYPE: Full-Time
LOCATION: South Africa, Somerset West
REPORT TO: Quality Manager

KEY PURPOSE OF JOB
The H&S Officer will be responsible for developing, implementing, and improving health and safety plans, programmes, and procedures in the workplace to ensure the health and safety of NSS employees.

PREREQUISITES
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Qualification:
• Matric (Grade 12)
• Samtrac/ ISO45001 or equivalent qualification
• Advantageous: OHASA & Evacuation Management qualification / certification

Experience & Knowledge:
• >3 years of relevant work experience
• Good problem-solving skills
• Demonstrate good communication and people management
• Demonstrate excellent report writing skills, with good written and spoken English
• The ability to coordinate, plan and demonstrate time management skills
• A service excellence attitude
• Accurate record-keeping and good administration skills
• Ability to work without supervision
• Demonstrate teamwork and accountability
Additional knowledge areas that would strengthen the application.
• Knowledge of satellite subsystems and the space environment.
• Cleanroom, ESD, and optical assembly environment experience

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
• Positive self-motivated, self-starter attitude
• Responsible
• Team player
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Customer focused
• Able to persuade and influence others
• Flexible and able to multi-task, can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving.
environment
• Resourcefulness in setting priorities.

KEY TASKS

  • Develop, implement, and improve health and safety plans, programmes, and
    procedures in the workplace
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation.
  • Document the Health and Safety Management system (policies, procedures, work
    instructions and forms)
  • Identify and schedule OHS-related training needs in the workplace.
  • Conduct safety inspections and risk assessments.
  • Determine and enforce preventative measures.
  • Investigate workplace accidents and incidents.
  • Reporting on OHS-related activities to Management..
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery)
  • Ensure all buildings have the minimum equipment required by relevant OHS Acts
  • Ensure compliance of emergency evacuations
  • End-to-end accident/incident investigation and damage to property
  • Manage and control CIOD incidences.
  • Mentor and manage health and safety team (and meetings)
  • Ensure that extended reporting personnel follow relevant legislation and regulatory.
    requirements
  • Identify, promote, and gain support for improvements.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required by the company.

LANGUAGE
English

APPLICATION
If you meet the requirements of this vacancy, please send your cv to:
Lm@newspacesystems.com OR contact us at +27 (0) 21 300 0160.


To learn more about NewSpace Systems, visit our website:
www.newspacesystems.com

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