HSE Specialist Jobs – Brenntag

Job Title:    HSE Specialist

Organisation: Brenntag

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Brenntag is the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution. The German based international company manages complex supply chains for both chemical manufacturers and consumers by simplifying market access to thousands of products and services. It combines a global network with outstanding local execution.


Job Summary:   The HSE Specialist ensures compliance with quality, health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards, promoting a culture of safety and sustainability, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Quality Management:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality management systems and procedures to meet or exceed customer expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct regular quality audits, inspections, and assessments to identify areas for improvement and ensure compliance.
  • Monitor and analyze quality performance metrics and implement corrective actions as necessary.
  • Facilitate training and awareness programs on quality management principles and best practices.

Health and Safety:

  • Identify and assess workplace hazards, conduct risk assessments, and implement effective control measures.
  • Develop and implement health and safety policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry best practices.
  • Conduct safety inspections, audits, and incident investigations, and provide recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Promote a culture of safety through training programs, awareness campaigns, and regular communication.

Environmental Management:

  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and promote sustainable practices within the organization.
  • Develop and implement environmental management systems and procedures to minimize environmental impact.
  • Monitor environmental performance indicators, conduct environmental audits, and implement improvement initiatives.
  • Provide guidance on waste management, pollution prevention, energy conservation, and other environmental aspects.

Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Stay updated on relevant quality, health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards, and ensure organizational compliance.
  • Maintain documentation and records related to QHSE activities, incidents, inspections, and audits.
  • Conduct internal audits to identify areas of non-compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Identify and assess risks, and develop risk mitigation strategies to minimize potential hazards and incidents.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives by analyzing data, identifying trends, and implementing preventive and corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement improvement plans.
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops to enhance QHSE knowledge and promote a culture of continuous improvement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering or a related field.
  • A relevant professional qualification in QHSE management such as NEBOSH.
  • Familiarity with relevant standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and HACCP.
  • Five (5) years proven experience in QHSE management, preferably in manufacturing or chemical distribution industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of current Quality Control, Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and its application.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments, incident investigations and implementing corrective actions.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Date Posted 2023-09-18
Valid Through 2023-10-02
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Brenntag
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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