Health and Safety Officer

1251

Location: Kao Mine

Salary: Negotiable on experience

SITE WORX (PTY) LTD invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Health and Safety Officer

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. To establish Health and safety management system, inclusive of food safety, and ensure compliance to legislative requirements and best codes of practices in the hospitality industry.
  2. To undertake food safety inspections / health & safety inspections / to initiate remedial action.
  3. To ensure the timely and thorough investigation of all complaints allocated.
  4. To investigate incidents / accidents / infectious disease outbreaks to identify root causes and determine appropriate preventative and corrective actions.
  5. Maintaining of a site risk register advice on the best methods to manage health and safety risks.
  6. Monitor refrigeration and food storage, preparation and serving practices and provide technical direction on all health and safety decisions.
  7. Ensuring all staff receive the proper training on the correct food safety practices.
  8. Ensuring that fire prevention and emergency procedures are formulated and implemented.
  9. Ensuring all internal practices and processes are aligned with client requirements and best practices.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Be responsible for maintaining the highest level of Food Hygiene and Safety standards.
    • Work mostly in the production areas, monitoring that food safety procedures are being followed.
    • Ensure proper documentation and records are completed by the responsible parties.
    • Problem solving as relates to food and safety issues.
    • Ensure compliance to the ISO 22000:2005 and ISO 45001:2018 standards in all areas of food production and all areas involved in the Food chain.
    • Assist with enforcing food safety program and procedures, company policy and personal hygiene policies.
    • Raise awareness on health and safety matters.
    • Responsible for quality and safety checks for all raw and prepared food products.
    • Verify and communicate to appropriate departments any findings as it relates to food safety and/or quality issues.
    • Report and assist with correcting any unsanitary conditions in food preparation and food storage/ receiving area.
    • Report any required maintenance /replacement of food preparation equipment, surfaces and tools.
    • Assist to maintain, and update all records, manuals, training procedures, product specification books.
    • Assist with preparation for all food safety audits.
    • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of all food premises.
    • Implement HACCP program for the site.
    • Conduct supplier’s audits, respectively fill the supplier audit reports, and evaluate suppliers.

GENERAL:

  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the Director, commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder.
  • Ensure that emergency procedures are practiced and enforced to provide for the security and safety of guests and employees.
  • Plan and conduct HSE audits, participate in external audits and make recommendations to management in terms of HSE legal and other requirements.
  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to always comply with the requirement of the Health and Safety regulations.
  • Ensure that fire prevention and emergency procedures are formulated.
  • Comply with food service policies.
  • To always ensure confidentiality, only releasing confidential information obtained during employment to those acting in an official capacity.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Sound Knowledge of the food industry standards HACCP, ISO 22000:2005, ISO 45001:2018.

• Analytical skills.

• Flexibility and agility.

• Able to work in a highly pressurized environment. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIANCE

• Tertiary qualification in Environmental Health, Food Science, Food Quality and Safety.

• Related qualification advantageous.

• Proficiency in Microsoft and Computer programs.

• 3 Years minimum experience.

• Demonstrate experience of inspection of all risk category food premises and evaluation of HACCP systems.

How to apply: Applications with curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates & transcripts, names and telephones of three(3) contactable referees should be sent to the following email address: siteworx@ stormmountaindiamonds.com, on or before the 29th May 2023. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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