Ernest Chemists Limited

Environment, Health and Safety Officer

Job description

Key Accountabilities

• Develop, implement and maintain safety and environmental policies, plans, procedure/programs and manuals.

• Carry out incident and accident investigation, analysis and reporting.

• Carry out job hazard analysis and risk assessment for the various sections and liaise with QAM to determine actions to address them.

• Coordinate health monitoring of staff and ensure activity is carried out as per the approved Standard

Operating Procedure for Health Surveillance.

• Conduct and coordinate safety and health training programs.

• Ensure yearly renewal of fire certificate, factory inspectorate certificate and EPA permit.

• Ensure environmental monitoring programs/procedures are developed as well as trending of raw material

consumption/production output, water/electricity consumption, etc. are carried out and submit quarterly returns to EPA.

• Submit annual report on environmental monitoring carried out to EPA and develop an Environmental Management Plan for the factory.

• Liaise with QAM to ensure actions are taken to address any environmental parameter which is out of specification.

• Ensure all social activities undertaken by the factory, e.g. attachment by students, donations of materials for research purposes or for charity are appropriately documented.

• Carry out sampling and evaluation on the quality of water (both processed and unprocessed) used for manufacturing as indicated in the relevant SOPs and report on results.

• Liaise with external laboratory to carry out microbial exposed plate monitoring and report on results.

• To supervise the sanitation officer to ensure the factory is always in a state of total cleanliness.

• To coordinate the disposal of rejected materials and ensure all appropriate records of disposal are kept.

• Any other duties assigned: Re-Registration of drug products, Online Inspection during packaging, Conducting Internal Audit, Self-Inspection, Line Clearance, Raw Material Release and Verification.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or Chemistry, Pharmacy, B. Tech, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related course will be an advantage.

• Must have minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a similar role.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All qualified applicants should send CV directly to: indicating the position title on the subject line of the email.

Closing Date: 30 June, 2024

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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