EHS&S Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Jan 31, 2024

Location: Bergheim, DE

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials

 

Martinswerk GmbH is a company of J.M. Huber Corporation and belongs to the Division of HUBER ENGINEERED MATERIALS, produces at Bergheim site more than 100 chemical specialty products on the basis of aluminum hydroxide, alumina, and UF resins for numerous industrial applications. Nearly 500 people are working with high qualification and experience of over 100 years of customer-oriented solutions.

Position Summary:

 

This critical senior leadership role is responsible for managing and championing all health, safety and environmental programs at the Bergheim facility, as a member of the Site Leadership Team. This position will involve coaching and influencing other staff members and promoting a culture of continuous improvement and best practice throughout the workforce and its vendors/contractors. 

Main purpose is to work in the development, implementation and continuous oversight of all Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability programs by providing leadership, driving and maintaining EHS&S management system according to Huber Sustainability Management System.

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures site complies with applicable regulations and internal EHS&S requirements, programs and guidelines by maintaining and monitoring the compliance assurance system including permit status and requirements, reporting, compliance plans, and audits. 
  • Prepares and implements written EHS&S programs and policies. 
  • Identifies EHS&S training needs and develops and delivers relevant training programs.
  • Develops and coaches local Environmental, Health and Safety team members.
  • Takes proactive measures to safeguard personnel and assets, by advising plant operations of regulatory and company requirements. 
  • Identifies trends and opportunities to continuously reduce risks and improve EHS&S management system. 
  • Participates in product/process reviews including process hazard analysis and risk assessments.
  • Performs and/or coordinates industrial hygiene and environmental sampling and monitoring to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and best practices for both safety and environmental regulations.
  • Manages and maintain effective professional relationships with relevant regulatory agencies, key stakeholders, and external providers of health, safety and environmental support services. 

Requirements & Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in a safety science/engineering/industrial hygiene discipline, environmental science/engineering, or chemical engineering, and knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Good comprehension of management systems (ex: ISO) and risk-based prioritization
  • Working knowledge of occupational safety, health and environmental laws and regulations such as Occupational Health and Safety Act, Federal Emission Control Act, Federal Water Resources Act, Federal Soil Protection Act, Closed cycle Management Act, Federal Climate Protection Act, EU-ETS and other safety and environmental regulations
  • Effective facilitator and communicator, proficient in English and German
  • Recognizable leadership skills, ability to effectively lead teams, productively deal with regulatory agencies, consultants and other contractor personnel
  • Project management skills in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments independently
  • Ability to make explicit engineering recommendations for equipment layout/design changes to effect safety improvements

In addition to the good benefits of the German chemical industry, we can offer you a very interesting task area with high responsibility and opportunities for further development.

 

Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to your application.

 

  Huber Engineered Materials