South African Breweries (SAB AB InBev): Safety Trainee Programme 2023

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South African Breweries (SAB AB InBev) is recruiting and invites applications for the 2023 Safety Trainee Programme.

The key purpose of this role is to provide support to operational and line management to ensure the functioning of a comprehensive and professional Occupational Health and Safety System.

Ensuring compliance to Safety systems, standards and work practices to achieve targets set for the VPO Safety Pillar and Safety KPI’s.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

• Ensuring compliance to the applicable Occupational Health & Safety Act

• To monitor and advise on Safety VPO Pillar performance in the plant

• Ensure work place hazards are identified and communicated to all staff

• Support and facilitate safety improvement interventions across the plant

• Promote awareness of occupational safety and the VPO Safety programme

• Conduct audits and reviews related to the VPO Safety Pillar and legal compliance

• Conduct investigations into incidents together with line managers identifying root cause and proposing both corrective and preventative actions

• Maintain documentation such as SOP’s, policies and procedures as related to safety

• Identify safety and legal training needs and conduct training where required

• Ensure induction of both employees and contractors take place in accordance with standards

• Ensure the safe execution of Capex projects and support safe work practices where required

• Drive closure of investigations, safety gaps and legal compliance in the plant

• To assist in the investigation selected insurance claims in the plant

• Ensure the site is adequately secured and the contracted security provider complies with standards

• Support the Environmental compliance programme where required

Minimum Requirements:

 National Diploma in a related field –Safety Management/Engineering

• 2-5 years experience in a Brewery with exposure to VPO, Safety and Engineering fields

• Experience in working in an industrial or FMCG environment essential

• Good presentation, report drafting, and problem-solving skills

• Ability to coaching and training teams

• Ideal candidate would have experience in working with the NOSA integrated system

• Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work across the levels in the plant

• Knowledge of industrial safety rules and regulations

• Technical skills to identify safety and operational non-compliance

• Ability to conduct investigations into safety incidents, identifying root causes and developing preventative and corrective actions [Incident Investigator]

• Understanding of ABInBev Safety, Health & Environmental Management Systems (VPO) [SAMTRAC or NEBOSH]


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