SHEQ Auditor - Uitenhage

Sovereign Foods, a national supplier of poultry to various markets is seeking a SHEQ Auditor for its Agriculture division. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for ensuring compliance to Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Practices and Legal requirements in all Agricultural facilities through conducting audits and advising and reporting on non-conformances. The ideal candidate will be in possession of an ISO 9001 internal audit or combined ISO 14001 & 18001 implementation & internal auditor or a NOSA auditor’s qualification. A minimum of 1-year experience in SHEQ internal auditing is required. This position carries the grade of T06 and reports to the SHEQ Manager.

Results Required
• Ensure all Agricultural facilities are SHEQ audited according to the Master Schedule
• Conduct feedback sessions with auditees on the day of an audit
• Summarize weekly audit reports and report on outstanding non-conformances and closure rate
• Follow up on the actions that are outstanding
• Interact with facility Managers and supervisors and where necessary apply persuasive influence to drive positive change
• Assist in co-ordinating and participating in research trials
• Monitor and participate in the review of Agri documentation (SOPs, WI etc.)

Critical Competencies and Skills
• Good report writing skills
• Computer literate
• Driver’s license (Minimum: code B)
• Meticulous and assertive with excellent communication and relationship building skills
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Hands on approach
• Highly adaptable

As Sovereign Foods is an equal opportunity employer, preference will be given applicants of designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

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