Environment,Health & safety Officer

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world.

Services Contract Management has the execution responsibility for three contract types: Operation & Maintenance (O&M) agreements, Maintenance agreements and Technical Management agreements. Globally the business covers over 500 installations both on land and sea and is one of the strategic growth areas within the Services Division.

We are now looking for a new team member to join our team in Ndola, Zambia.

Application deadline 2018-01-26
Position description - Manages and performs activities and projects within own area of responsibility
- Participates in action planning on local or regional level within the area of responsibility
- Ensures quality of operation within the area of responsibility
- Performs a variety of professional activities in own area
- Ensures the completeness of the routine and daily work of own area
- Provides, when needed, support and detailed
information regarding own professional area
-Ensure visitor safety and compliance with rules.
-Promote and ensure safety to all employees, contractors and visitors.
-Promote and ensure no non-conformances in our environmental procedures
-Supervise and monitor maintenance of vehicles
-Develop a system of monitoring Lost Time Accident
-Develop a system of monitoring safety and environmental aspects of the plant through developing and communication procedures to the staff.
-Develop an efficient security system in the plant capable of handling all eventualities.
-Develop a system of vehicle maintenance.
-Manage schedule and co-ordinate plant transportation system (buses) and services.
-Ensure visitor safety and compliance with rules
-Acts as the secretary of the safety committee

-Signatory to all EHS related reports which include to:
Work permits
Hot work Permit
Fuel receipts for vehicles
Monthly fuel reports.
-Analyze fuel consumption of plant motor vehicles.


Requirements General Skills:
Communication skills

Cost awareness & effectiveness

Cultural knowledge

Presentation skills
Reporting & analyzing skills
Teamwork skills
Workplace ICT equipment & applications
Wärtsilä knowledge & business understand


Management & Leadership Competencies:
B. Change management
E. Management skills
University degree in Bachelor of Science or equivalent
-Computer Certificates
3 to 5 years experience as an Environment, Health and Safety Officer, preferably in a plant environment
Country South Africa
Job area Contract Delivery

Back