At RCL FOODS we see and do things differently. We think bigger, work smarter, and collectively work as a team to achieve our ambition; MORE food to MORE people, MORE often! Our Talent Team is looking for someone who is brilliant at the basics to fill the role of SHERQ Coordinator with great adaptable skills to join our Vector Logistics Division.
The role will report into the SHERQ Executive and will be based in Johannesburg Linbro Park
This position exists to to facilitate the implementation, administration, and maintenance of the Total Integrated Management System (TIMS) including legal, statutory and risk management requirements.
Food Safety Management
Quality and Process Management
Environmental and Sustainability Management
Occupational Health and Safety Management
Risk and Systems Management
Legal and Statutory requirements
Management of Safety, Health Environment, Risk and Food safety
Develop and implement SHERQ systems in line with required company standards, ISO standards and regulatory requirements
Guide region in terms of legislative requirements by:
Interpreting and implementing statutory requirements
Reporting on SHERQ incidents to relevant internal departments and external bodies
Promoting effectiveness of safety representatives and employees by continuous follow-up
Identifying and interpreting SHERQ risks and making relevant recommendations for corrective action.
Cultivating a culture of SHERQ awareness at the site/s.
Implementing and maintaining Group Risk Systems.
Maintain TIMS to ensure risk management, sustainability, continuous improvement and commercial benefits, improvement of food safety, environmental, sustainability and occupational health and safety and customer satisfaction.
To trend and highlight recurring issues and non-compliances and recommend corrective actions.
Continuously improve the SHERQ, Food safety and ESG systems by trending and sharing monthly data.
Closing of the “loop” by maintaining corrective action reports and giving feedback to relevant customers.
Statistically analyse and manage:
Systems generated info: NC’s, CAR/’s, Internal audit findings
Maintaining trend analysis and graphs to continuously improve KPI’s, as well as corrective actions for SHERQ systems.
Compiling of weekly, monthly reports, trends, graphs, and statistics.
Compile and present Management Review presentations
Training of all employees with regards to SHERQ, legal and ESG related matters.
Assisting with documentation, records, and files of both internal and external audits.
Compiles and maintains internal audit schedules ensuring high risk areas are prioritized
Ensures internal audits criteria is relevant to all requirements as per the TIMS
Manages audit timeously and in order of priority
Arranges audits with relevant managers to ensure participation and clear communication
Conducts internal audits across the supply chain as per audit schedule
Communicates audit findings to management
Arrange follow up audits with relevant managers
Verifies audit findings are actioned and closed effectively
Compares internal audit findings against external audit findings to identify gaps
Understands the criteria required for external audits
Leads and participates in audits and influences the outcomes through appropriate explanation and justification.
Ensure audit findings are actioned and closed effectively
Conducts supplier audits as required
Supply Chain Excellence
Creates supply chain visibility and alignment through effective communication and increased synergy and connectivity across divisions
Supports and drives supply chain principles by cultivating the required behaviour through TIMS
Customer & Consumer complaint: monitoring and trending of trade and customer complaints.
Communication and Reporting
Completes audit reports and distribute to relevant stake holders.
Completes monthly reports on compliance issues and progress
Presents information at Management Reviews
Identify and drive communication campaigns promoting critical areas of TIMS across the supply chain
Regularly highlight the significance of connectedness and sharing of information across the various sites to ensure communication is seamless
Assist HR department and Functional Managers in identifying SHERQ training needs and skills development
Facilitates systems related meetings
Coaches and supports other team members where necessary to achieve objectives
Develops knowledge, skills, and succession plan for SHEQ officers
Contributes to functional strategy by:
Providing Input into annual functional strategy, and executes annual objectives in terms of SHEQ, Risk. ESG and Systems.
Providing input and contributes to the relationship between cross functional management team by driving and facilitating SHEQ, Risk, ESG and Systems
Providing input into National SHEQ, Risk, ESG and Systems Team by keeping up to date with the latest trends and developments in SHEQ, ESG, Risk and Systems
Reports on and manages all input costs within SHERQ department and manages any budget over or under spend appropriately
Implements and encourages cost saving initiatives within the SHERQ department where these do not impact on long term business sustainability
Information and Data management
Ensure team members accurately and regularly captures data onto the information system to enable access to reliable data and reporting for trend analysis and decision making.
Share relevant data with management teams to enable reliable business decision making.
Provide Team Leadership (with reports)
Lead staff towards meeting strategy and targets – through regular communication and utilisation of full organisational talent management tool set
Conduct Performance appraisals, manage team succession, and resource planning
Provide and Schedule training based on team member’s development requirements and legislation
Coach and support team members where necessary to achieve objectives Manage employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy
Building a high energy team to deliver accurate reporting and a culture of corporate governance compliance
Manage the activities of team, and ensure internal & external customer service requirements are met
Manage leave and general time management in line with organisational deliverables
Effective Teamwork & Self Leadership
Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrates effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and self-development
Follow through to ensure that standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained
Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution
Support and drive the business purpose and core values
Manage colleagues and client’s expectations and communicate appropriately
Demonstrate willingness to help others to meet team targets and objectives
Champions training and development of self and others through utilising available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions in collaboration with training specialists.
Participate and drive in regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.
A three-year National degree or diploma in Safety Management or Environmental Health or equivalent. SAMTRAC/ITIS (advantageous)
A relevant recognised certification in Lead Auditing would be advantageous
3-5 years’ experience in a supply chain/distribution environment
Thorough knowledge and understanding of all applicable SHE legislation.
Thorough working knowledge and experience of ISO 14001, ISO 45001, FSSC 22000, and other relevant integrated ISO/OHSAS Systems.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internationally recognized risk management principles