QHSE Coordinator

John Crane

About the QHSE Coordinator Job

The QHSE Coordinator will provide technical and administrative support to the MEA regional function in: Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental inspection related tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities

QHSE Compliance

  • Interpret and implement Middle-East and Africa’s QHSE regulations, standards, and guidelines within the company’s operations.
  • Regularly review and update policies and procedures to align with local requirements.

Risk Assessment and Management

  • Conduct thorough risk assessments in accordance with Middle-Eastern and African standards to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate controls.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive risk management plan tailored to the local context.

Incident Investigation and Reporting:

  • Lead investigations into incidents, accidents, and near misses, ensuring compliance with Middle-East and Africa reporting requirements.
  • Prepare detailed incident reports for submission to relevant local authorities.

Emergency Response Planning:

  • Develop and maintain emergency response plans that align with Middle-Eastern and African standards, taking into account local conditions and resources.
  • Coordinate and participate in emergency response drills to ensure preparedness.

Training and Awareness:

  • Design and deliver QHSE training programs specific to Middle-Eastern and African regulations for employees at all levels.
  • Promote a strong QHSE culture by fostering awareness and understanding of local requirements.

Auditing and Continuous Improvement:

  • Conduct regular QHSE audits, ensuring compliance with Middle-Eastern and African standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with department heads to implement corrective actions and continually improve QHSE performance.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Engineering, Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety).
  • Extensive experience (minimum 7 years) in a similar QHSE role in Middle-East and Africa, specifically within the Oil & Gas or Manufacturing sector.
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of local regulations.
  • Proficient knowledge of Middle-Eastern and African QHSE standards and the ability to interpret and apply them effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Proven experience in liaising with local regulatory bodies and managing compliance matters.


  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Team player
  • Stress tolerance
  • Good negotiation and conflict management skills


Work environment is typically considered an office environment during normal or extended business hours.

About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 14,600 colleagues, based in 50+ countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customer s’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with a 170+ year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

About John Crane

John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products, including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, filtration systems and digital diagnostics technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Global reported revenue for fiscal year 2021 was in excess of $1 billion USD. John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

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