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HSE Officer – Industrial Catering Environment – East London

We’re offering an exciting position for a dedicated Health and Safety expert to join our dynamic team. This role involves ensuring compliance with HSE protocols at managed sites, conducting site evaluations, and preparing incident documentation.

We seek a candidate with strong communication skills and a background in food production.


  • – Create, enforce, and oversee HSE protocols, procedures, and reporting across the organization.
  • – Develop, revise, and maintain the Integrated Risk Management System and associated documentation.
  • – Perform risk assessments for new sites prior to mobilization, collaborating with sales and operations teams to identify and mitigate risks.
  • – Conduct routine audits of food units and compile detailed reports outlining any deviations and recommending corrective measures as needed.
  • – Actively contribute to the enhancement of training materials.
  • – Deliver on-site HSE training to unit, catering, and regional managers as necessary.
  • – Collaborate closely with the Incident Management Controller to report and categorize incidents accurately.
  • – Investigate incident classifications and ensure thorough closure of all incidents after rigorous investigation.
  • – Support operations in conducting Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and propose policy adjustments based on incident findings.
  • – Assist units in maintaining compliance with legal requirements such as the Certificate of Food Premise Acceptability (COFPA).
  • – Stay informed about changes in legislation and communicate updates to the organization.
  • – Serve as a liaison with relevant governmental bodies and regulatory agencies.
  • – Maintain up-to-date electronic copies of pertinent laws and regulations.
  • – Coordinate with local Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP), Department of Health officials, and fire department representatives.
  • – Prepare, submit, and present reports, statistics, and trend analyses related to HSE performance.
  • – Participate in regular meetings with regional managers to provide feedback on HSE compliance and improvement opportunities.
  • – Properly plan and manage travel expenses in accordance with the HSE budget.
  • – Adhere to the company’s Business Code of Ethics and confidentiality rules.
  • – Maintain professionalism in all communication channels and keep colleagues and units informed of relevant developments or changes affecting their daily responsibilities.


  • B-Tech/National Diploma in Environmental Health
  • National Diploma in Food Technology/Food Science
  • at least 5 years of industry experience
  • Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and monitoring HSE policies, conducting audits, providing training, and collaborating with various teams
  • This role requires occasional travel to remote sites and adherence to ethical standards.

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