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Title:  Assistant Manager - Occupational Health & Safety

Job Requisition ID:  1928
Location: 

Rideegama, North Western Province, Sri Lanka

Strategic Business Unit:  Brandix Casualwear
About the Company and Job Details: 

About Brandix

Brandix is a leading apparel manufacturer and one of the largest apparel exporters in Sri Lanka with 28 manufacturing facilities located across Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Haiti. The company continues its inspired journey in developing, manufacturing and marketing end-to-end apparel solutions to world-renowned brands, whilst empowering sustainable development in the communities it operates in.

Key purpose of the Job

As Assistant Manager - Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S), you will be direct reporting to the Plant Head (General Manager) and dotted line reporting to Cluster Senior Manager OH&S. The role holder will lead the Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) function for Rideegama plant and will be responsible for both shifts to drive achievement of the OH&S deliverables and performance reporting to Cluster and Corporate. You will also manage functional budgets, advise plant teams, develop and deploy SWS, and conduct OH&S audits and functional improvement initiatives for the Cluster and Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Planning and deployment of Plant OH&S objectives, SOPs, guidelines and budgets to the Plants teams.

2. Driving achievement of the plant OH&S deliverables, including adherence to safety standards, SWS implementation, compliance requirements, budget management, etc. 

3. Conducting plant audits and reviews for driving OH&S initiatives, including safety training, safety committee meetings, investigation of incidents, issue resolution, PTW implementation, etc. 

5. Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders for achievement of the plant OH&S deliverables.

6. Leading the OH&S teams across the plants.

7. Reporting updates to Cluster & Corporate according to timelines.

Education

A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Certification / Diploma in Industrial Safety

Experience

4 - 5+ years of relevant experience, with minimum 3 years as a Plant OH&S in charge.
Strong knowledge of functional statutory, compliance, certification and license requirements.
Lead/Internal Auditor Certification for ISO 45001:2018 or OHSAS 18001:2007 will be an added qualification.

Competencies

1. Driving Vision and Change
2. Exciting & Engaging Customers
3. Inspiring Employees
4. Driving Results

This is an Equal Opportunity Company