Job Description


To Supervise, Manage and Control Health, Safety and Environmental Aspects of Isipingo Factory.

Advise, audit and support SHE issues including LTO with the Cider Plant

Provide support to Production on Risk, & Technical Aspects.


An Integral part of the Supply Governance Team and service provision to Supply in S.A. including Isipingo and Wadeville Plant

Implement, Maintain and Improve SHE Management Systems

Manage the SHE Risk Activities

Implement appropriate Occupational Health controls



Management, Reporting, Implementation, Advisory & Auditing



Advise Sites on the SHE Standards (Legal & Internal)
Safety Inductions for new staff, contractors and relevant visitors
Audit SHE Systems against legal and Diageo Systems (LTO) and provide support with the implementation of remedial action measures.
Identify risk issues and assist in applying appropriate level of controls
Raise SHE Awareness and the right culture is in place FOR “Zero Harm”
Provide specialist knowledge in areas of SHE.
Interpret regulations, codes and standards for appropriate control
Ensure legal training requirements are conducted & sustained
Report on monthly Accident, Health & Environmental KPI’s
Liaise with local authorities and form a pro-active relationship
Manage the reliability and accuracy of reports i.e mandatory inspection & testing of equipment and training of people.
Close Out on Audit findings and support on remedial action measures.
Ensure Compliance, implementation and maintenance of Diageo standards and Legislation (Government & Local)
Carm & BPM support.
Comply and maintain Quality Systems such as ISO 9001 & Food Safety (FSSC 22000) Systems

Auditing of Systems (LTO)
Submission of Action Plans
Safety - Accidents- LTA / TRA / Minor, First Aid & “Near Miss”
“Zero Harm” initiative
Energy, Water, Waste and Incidents
Role Capabilities

General awareness and understanding of Diageo and legal Health & Safety requirements
Understands his/her personal responsibility to ensure a safe workplace.
Ensures employees in his/her team are aware of what safety rules and programs apply and understand how they should comply.
Ensures employees in his/her team are aware of what safety rules and programs apply and understand how they should comply.

Certifications and/or Licences

Minimum Degree in Safety Management or Environmental Science
NOSA SAMTRAC certification preferably
Certificate in Internal Auditing
3-5 years of applying Incident Investigation & Root Cause analysis techniques (NOSA certificate. or equivalent)
Strong functional/technical knowledge of a factory environment & FMCG process in Supply Chain (preferred)
Experience in dealing with local authorities (incl. Dept. of Labour and Municipality)
Computer Literate (Advanced Microsoft Office)
Supervisory Skills
Basic Budget Control
Personal Capabilities

An inherent ability to identify risk areas & react as appropriate
Able to Work under pressure & prioritize
A Strong sense of Urgency with “can do” attitude
Commitment to the team and the Company
Innovative in applying improvement opportunities
Good problem solving Skills
Independent, Confident, self motivated
Contain High Levels of Integrity & energy
Leadership Skills
Presentation Skills
Good Communication skills (written & verbal)

Job Details

Date Posted:

11 October 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time contract

Job Function:

OHandS, Risk Management

Required Education:

Bachelor or equivalent

Required Languages:


Work Experience:

3 years


Food and Beverage




Isipingo, South Africa,



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Diageo PLC

Food & Beverage Company

Diageo plc is a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, with its headquarters in London, England and offices on six continents. It was the world's largest distiller until being overtaken by China's Kweichow Moutai on 9 April 2017.
Diageo's brands include Smirnoff (the world's best selling vodka), Johnnie Walker, Baileys (the world's best selling liqueur) and Guinness. It also owns 37% of Moët Hennessy, which owns brands including Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Hennessy. It sells its products in over 180 countries and has offices in around 80 countries.

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