• Assist management & supervision in compiling HIRA’s for their areas
  • Ensure compliance to the legal requirements (OHSAct, NEMA & other related legislation) and develop measures to address/mitigate risks.
  • Provide inputs into any Modifications, Works Programs & Authorizations for production facilities

ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification

  • Maintaining certification for the organization/site
  • Compile, review and audit of procedures and systems
  • Assist in the closing of findings after certification audits
  • Participate in audits & inspections

Emergency Preparedness

  • Participate in Emergency exercises for the site
  • Respond to all emergencies, as required and be on standby
  • Ensure all plants have emergency plans, coordinators in place

Compliance to SHE management system

  • Conduct audits and inspections of plants to ensure compliance & conformance
  • Perform planned task observations at the plants
  • Non-conformance and deviations are identified and corrected
  • Unsafe acts and conditions identified and reported to management using the CAR system

Incident management

  • Investigate incidents for the site
  • Reporting of incidents to Department of Labour
  • Compile incident investigation reports, as per RDM reporting standards
  • Ensure Corrective/Preventative Actions are implemented to prevent recurrence

Communication and Awareness

  • Participate & Attend SHE/R meetings
  • Issue Safety Alerts & Infograms relating to SHE
  • Investigate and follow up on complaints from employees, as well as from outside the company.
  • Communicate legal updates to the relevant plants and management
  • Communicate statistics and trends to employees at various platforms









  • Ensure the site & its plants have all Permits, licenses, certificates, authorizations required to operate (“Licence to operate”)
  • Ensure compliance to the requirements of any permits, licenses, certificates or authorizations.
  • Ensure Legal compliance audits are conducted and all findings addressed for the site/plants
  • Ensure that all legal appointments are up to date.


  • Bachelor’s Degree/B-tech in Environmental or Safety Management (safety management preferred)
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing/chemical/production environment performing a similar role
  • Experience within explosives environment will be advantageous
  • ISO 14001 & ISO 14001 Implementation
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)
  • Waste Management Course
  • Incident Instigation course
  • SAMTRAC (desirable)
  • Driver’s License: Code B.

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


Impact and cover – the Weapon and Ammunition Division's portfolio includes solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as comprehensive protection. Whether on land, at sea or in the air, Rheinmetall supplies impressive systems that ensure superiority on the battlefields and operational areas of today and the future. The division is divided into three business units: Weapon and Munition, Propulsion Systems and Protection Systems.

As an integrated technology group with more than 25,000 employees worldwide, the listed Rheinmetall AG stands for a strong, internationally successful company that operates in various markets with an innovative range of products and services. As a renowned development partner and direct supplier to the global automotive industry and a leading international systems provider for security technology, Rheinmetall draws on its high level of expertise in its basic technologies to address long-term megatrends, identify viable new markets with high growth potential and develop innovative solutions for a safe and liveable future. The focus on sustainability is an integral part of Rheinmetall's strategy. The company aims to achieve CO2 neutrality by 2035.




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