Environment, Health & Safety Manager at Mindsprint – Olam International Limited

June 27, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide.

One of our subsidiaries, Mindsprint, has for over three decades, been accelerating digital transformation for the OLAM group and their large base of global clients. Working with leading technology and empowered with the freedom to create new solutions and better existing ones, we have been inspiring people with pioneering initiatives limited only by the range of your imagination.


  • Conduct risk assessments and/or job safety analyses of routine and non-routine operations and advise line managers and/or area owners on safety controls to mitigate risks.
  • Identify unsafe acts and unsafe conditions during work activities and address them promptly to prevent workplace incidents
  • Investigate safety incidents (near misses and accidents) and track closure of corrective and preventive actions (CAPA).
  • Lead, supervise and attend toolbox talks before start of each shift, contribute, and provide support as applicable.
  • Conduct workplace and equipment safety inspections, including equipment mobilized to site by contractors
  • Issue and monitor compliance with permit-to-work and ensure closure of permit-to-work when work is completed.
  • Ensure wastes are properly segregated, evacuated and disposed to prevent any potential regulatory or compliance issues.
  • Lead in the unlikely event of emergency, and liaise for support from Government emergency agencies such as Fire Brigade, Etc.
  • Plan weekly toolbox talks, deploy relevant topics for toolbox talks, and track compliance with weekly toolbox talks and communicate trend weekly to various departments and business leaders.
  • Attend daily and weekly operations reviews and follow up with safety concerns/ actions from reviews.
  • Ensure statutory inspections for lift equipment, fire safety equipment, and pressured vessels are conducted as at when due, and track issue(s) identified with Engineering team for prompt closure.
  • Documentation on SAP and tracking of site compliance with safety tools on SAP.
  • Plan and execute emergency drills to test the site’s emergency preparedness and response.
  • Schedule and hold monthly safety committee meetings, prepare and circulate minutes of the meetings and ensure timely implementation of actions raised.

Key Deliverables

  • Site supervision to ensure compliance with safety standards across site, departments, and work activities. He will drive culture change amongst workers and ensure promotion of safe behaviors.
  • Monitor compliance with Olam six safety imperatives and lifesaving rules.
  • Inspect workplace and work activities, and drive compliance with safety standards.
  • Schedule and conduct internal EHS audits of the workplace and procedures as well as support external audits.
  • Track closure of corrective and preventive actions CAPA for inspections, audits, and incidents.
  • Monitor safety KPIs trend and communicate trend during reviews.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Prepare weekly and monthly safety reports as required.
  • Ensure PPEs compliance by staff, contract staff and third-party contract staff.
  • Conduct site safety inductions and other relevant safety trainings for staff, contractors, and visitors.
  • Drive safety programs and workers engagement throughout the site.
  • Conduct specialized safety training for staff and Line Managers as the need arises.
  • Liaise with Human Resources Department to develop training plan for staff, contract staff and third-party contract staff to improve safety awareness and culture onsite.


  • Degree in Environment, Health and Safety or any Engineering and Science disciplines.
  • Over 5 years of experience as a EHS manager preferably with a FMCG or Food Industry.
  • Experience with managing environmental performance is an added must.
  • Possession of relevant professional safety qualifications such as NEBOSH International General Certificate in occupational health and safety is a must.
  • Membership of relevant health and safety professional organizations is added advantage.