Safety Engineer

Agility Logistics

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP161-12

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The role in brief

The Safety Engineer will support the Project Manager in creating, promoting, maintaining, and overseeing safety standards for Agility Logistics Parks in Saudi Arabia

Your Responsibilities

• Oversee development and implementation of HSE related company policies, procedures, and programs on safety while ensuring compliance/conformance with OHSAS standards and regulations
• Oversee contractors and ensure their compliance with contract requirements
• Oversee the implementation of EHS standards and ensure that staff 1) follow the guidelines set by senior management as closely as possible, and 2) report any issues that may negatively impact implementation
• Reviews blueprints/plans and ensure there is no danger to the health or safety of workers or site visitors
• Supervise safety and security staff
• Visit construction sites to ensure implementation of the correct safety policies and procedures
• Represent the company in meetings and liaise with external parties such as municipality inspectors to facilitate evaluation of construction sites, and other agencies on matters regarding workplace health and safety
• Liaise with agencies for regular updates on local legal regulations and program initiatives on workplace safety and environmental issues
• Look into accident and injury claims company-wide and ensure necessary documentation are in place
• Keep abreast of updates to international and local health and safety regulations
• Educate personnel on health and safety policies and company safety goals; arrange training programs on safety measures in the workplace
• Work with senior management to develop plans for emergency procedures


Your Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in safety management or related field
• Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience

Your Proficiencies

• Broad knowledge of local government regulations and all relevant environmental laws
• Excellent knowledge in safety standards and quality management concepts
• Excellent English skills (written and verbal)
• People management skills

About the Company

Agility is a global provider of integrated supply chain solutions with more than 20,000 employees, 450 offices in 100 countries around the world and over $4.5 billion in annual revenue. A publicly traded company, we offer our customers truly personalized service and flexible solutions tailored to meet their individual business needs, supported by a comprehensive network of warehousing facilities, transportation and freight management services.

Our customers span a range of industries from technology and retail to consumer products and oil and gas. In addition, Agility has three specialized business units: Defense & Government Services, Project Logistics, and Fairs & Events Logistics, each with dedicated teams to meet the complex customer requirements in these markets.

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