QHSE Manager Job at BIC® products

BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability, and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.  

BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team. Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future – together – while honoring our past achievements. We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: QHSE Manager

Job Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Job type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The QHSE practitioner reports to the plant manager. He / She assists the plant manager for the QHSE risk assessment and the definition of the plant HSE & quality policies.
  • He / She assists other departments to take into account HSE aspects in their daily activities.
  • He / she oversees the implementation and the management, at plant-level, of HSE programs designed to maintain a safe and clean work environment, strict regulatory compliance, ISO 14001 certification, and compliance with Corporate sustainability initiatives.

Main Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Maintain plant-level QHSE regulatory compliance by monitoring the requirements of all interested parties (government, governmental agencies, insurance, Group …) and by assisting with the development and management of regulatory compliance programs for air, water, waste, hazardous substances, and employee safety
  • Organize the job hazard evaluations and industrial hygiene surveys to assess employee health and safety risks and develop and implement appropriate improvement plans
  • Perform the environmental analysis to assess environmental significant impacts and develop and implement appropriate improvement plans
  • Maintain the HSE Management System, including ISO 14001 requirements
  • Assist with the development and implementation of waste/energy use minimization opportunities in conjunction with manufacturing
  • Define and implement a yearly HSE communication plan
  • Deliver QHSE training to employees
  • Actively participate in emergency planning and response, including incident investigation to ensure thorough root-cause analysis and comprehensive corrective action
  • Perform regularly audits and inspections in the workshops
  • Collect, analyze and track performance KPI's for continuous improvement and Corporate reporting
  • Actively participate to the HSE network of the Category (annual meeting, bench-marking, expertise sharing)

Key Performance Indicators / Key Figures

  • Corporate KPI's for Environment and Health & Safety
  • Plant-level KPI's for safety performance, risks, incidents, training, employee feedback
  • Regulatory requirements and deadlines


  • B.S. Degree in HSE. Other relevant Degrees are acceptable depending on candidate qualifications.
  • Expert knowledge of environmental and safety regulations
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proactive, self-motivated, hands-on style
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office
  • English: CEFR level B2 required


  • BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers. 
  • We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
  • BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity.
  • Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means. 
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