Technical SHE Specialist Job in Kenya

About The Role

The Technical Specialist SHE, leads shift-level deployment of SC Johnson’s Safety, Health & Environmental and management practices to ensure compliance with local legal requirements and SCJ global standards. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of all employees and visitors on-site during their shift. This role involves implementing and enforcing safety protocols, conducting safety inspections, and overseeing emergency response procedures.

Responsibilities

Leads environmental compliance assurance processes to enable compliance with applicable laws, permit authorizations and company standards.

Supports compliance with applicable regulatory and company process – management standards to reduce risks associated with the storage and use of high-hazard chemicals.

Executes internal audit processes, including annual program evaluations, frequent workplace inspections to proactively identify conditions and practices that can cause hazards or potential Environmental non-conformances.

Partners with assigned stakeholders to drive timely, effective closure of identified safety and environment – related corrective and preventive actions.

Champions the investigation of environmental incidents and ensures that corrective and preventive actions that address root causes are effectively deployed across the site.


Reports and verifies the accuracy of data in the company’s SHE database (e.g., Entropy) and analyzes the data to identify trends.

Coordinates implementation of the Waste and injury/illness Reduction Program(s) at the site. Works with other employees to mitigate safety, health and environmental risks/impacts.

Partners with operations, human resources, and medical teams to effectively manage return-to-work programs for work-related injuries and illnesses.

Participate in and regularly review the Risk assessment for the production related activities.

Manage the behavior observation safety (BOS) system implementation at the shift-level.

Manage the corrective action & preventive action closure on the gaps initiated from audits and GEMBAs.

Assist in the development and delivery of training and awareness communication.

Monitor and enforce safety regulations, policies, and procedures on the manufacturing floor.

Conduct regular safety inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and risks.

Manage and maintain safety equipment and emergency response supplies.

Coordinate with plant management and other departments to ensure compliance with safety standards.

Lead and participate in safety committees and meetings to address safety concerns and initiatives.

Serve as the point of contact for safety-related concerns and inquiries.

Experience You Will Bring

Bachelor’s degree from an academic university in Occupational Safety, Fire Protection, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related discipline.

Thorough knowledge of the OSHA regulations and other relevant safety and environmental standards.

Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) knowledge in a chemical related workplace

Occupational hygiene knowledge.

Knowledge of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) or similar risk assessment tools.

3+ years of progressively increasing Safety, Health and Environmental leadership responsibility in a manufacturing set-up.

Behaviors You Will Need

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently and proactively identify safety risks.

Highly organized and detail-oriented.

Job Requirements

Shift work/including weekends. Maybe required to

Work in an office environment will be approximately 20% of time

Work in a manufacturing environment will be approximately 80% of time

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