Senior Engineer, HSES
The incumbent shall be responsible in assisting the site in the design, lead and maintaining site-wide occupational hygiene program.
The occupational hygiene program for the site will include anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of environmental factors and stresses in the workplace.
Work closely with the staff of HSE Department and Designated Workplace with a focus on eliminating and controlling of workplace chemical, physical, biological and ergonomics hazards.
Develop Chemical Hygiene Plan that outlines the health and safety practices and procedures to be used in laboratories for hazardous chemicals.
Responsible in drawing up a noise mapping plan for noise control and management for the site.
Responsible for the management of hazardous substances at the workplace, includes identifying the sources of hazardous substances, implementing control measures to manage the associated risk and act as a competent person for the control of hazardous substances at the workplace by the Ministry of Manpower.
Develop Occupational Hygiene related trainings and ensure appropriate qualifications are being assigned to all affiliates per Sanofi and local regulatory requirements.
Constantly sharing on best practices and lessons learnt, share learning experiences to ensure continuous HSE culture improvement on-site.
Implement, enforce, and take ownership on Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) requirements and initiatives within his/her areas of responsibilities.
Ensure all affiliates are competent and provided with the necessary tools and equipment to work safely and without health risks.
Perform and participate in various Health Safety and Health audits (internal and external), Occupational Hygiene surveys, air monitoring etc.
Familiar with construction safety related program.
Assume other responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Lead of HSES.
Meet site’s Health, safety and Environmental (HSE) performance objectives through compliance with site HSE rules.
Scope and dimensions
Breadth of responsibility (global/regional/country/site):
Responsibility includes but not exhaustive to manage site Occupational Hygiene and Chemical hygiene program and ensure full compliance with local regulatory requirements, corporate standards, policies, and guidelines during the construction phase and thereafter during operational readiness.
Ability to implement the several Occupational Hygiene programs and ensure the site is ready for the various audits to meet the SS 651 requirements inclusive of the various Risk Management programs.
Familiar with Fire Safety regulations, formation of company emergency response team, development of ERP (Emergency Response Plan), carry out tabletop exercise, organize joint full-scale exercise, familiarity with Hazardous Material Operations (HazMat) and responses, maintenance of fire and security system, conduct regular training to ensure team readiness in emergency preparedness etc.
Site will host 900+ people at peak of construction with many external companies. Requirement to work closely with the various stakeholders in ensuring safety & health is maintained at all levels.
Work transversally with all functions i.e., Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Quality & Regulatory to ensure E2E as site transition to operation with the vision & impact on the overall choices & decisions taken for Health & Safety, Environmental & security.
Key indicators and which the job holder will be evaluated includes:
Implementation and Performance in key HSE KPI during project phase
Implementation of the Risk Management Program and HSE Management system
Performance during inspections by the authorities and HSE audits
Performance by monitoring the HSES program deployment & execution.
Freedom to act, level of autonomy:
Autonomy to implement and maintain the HSES management system program.
Education and Experience
Degree in Engineering, Science, Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Hygiene, or technical equivalent from a recognized university or institute.
With approximately 3 to 5 years in a local and /or multinational chemical, manufacturing environment or regulatory agencies.
Preference will be given to candidates who have completed and/or currently pursuing the Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene and understand cGMP/GDP requirements and have had worked in the manufacturing / pharmaceutical industries.
Preferably a Registered Workplace Safety & Health Officer, Fire Safety Manager, trained in auditing, construction safety and with strong background in local Safety & Health regulations is a must.
Key technical competencies and soft skills:
Understand Workplace hazards and hierarchy of controls,
General safety principles,
Biosafety and biocontainment principles (BSL2 & GMO regulations for industrial usages),
HSES requirements, standards, and SOP
Legal authority regulations knowledge
Academic & professional knowledge in the fields of expertise
To make risk-based decisions,
To work transversally across functions/departments and strong teamwork within the HSE team, international environment
To deal with regulatory authorities/collaboration.
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).
Language skills/English is a must.
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