EHS&S Specialist

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Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Lille Skensved, DK

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: CP Kelco 

CP Kelco is a leading producer of specialty ingredients which are added to improve texture, consistency, and stability in food, pharmaceutical and industrial products. Our products are derived from renewable raw materials found in nature for use in jam, fruit and milk drinks, confectionery products as well as industrial applications. We work across the whole value chain from natural raw materials to customers’ end products. CP Kelco is part of the JM Huber Corporation, one of the largest privately held, family owned companies in the United States.  With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a combined material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary


EHS+S Specialist with strong environmental background for CP Kelco in Køge (Lille Skensved)

Are you passionate about the environment, health, safety & sustainability (EHS+S)? And have you a proven experience in operating and developing the EHS + S management systems (ISO 14001 incl. energy, ISO 45001) so that continuous improvements are supported, and we reach our ambitious goals? Are you driven by systematics and have the ability and desire to ensure that the EHS + S management systems are operational? Then, in the position of EHS + S Engineer at CP Kelco, you will have great influence and opportunity to create visible results.


You will be part of a small strong professional team with great flexibility to help each other across academic areas at peak times. As an EHS+S specialist, you will play an important role in ensuring progress, audit and compliance with the company's environmental permits, and continuous improvements in relation to the entire company's sustainability profile (UNSDG) that sits in your task portfolio.

Another primary task is to coordinate all work around operation and optimization of the management system, so we are always compliant with the requirements of the standards and the Group's HSMS (Hubers Sustainability Management System). You contribute to the further development of our sustainability agenda and a strong safety culture, where the systems are understood, complied with, and adhered to at all levels of the organization. 

As an EHS+S Specialist, you are responsible for collecting and assessing data to find trends and future focus areas. You are involved in defining and defining the framework yourself, and a natural part of this is to communicate relevant data to the organization as well as following the development of environmental policy.


Your workday ranges widely from organization support, maintenance, project participation, contact to authorities, environmental permits, audits, training / teaching, Incident and risk assessment investigations are also tasks solved by you and the EHS + S team.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities


• Responsible for preparing environmental permits 
• Sustainability – Future consumption of resources
• Securing waste sorting and recycling of by-products
• Support to the energy team, including the CO2 quota responsible
• Maintain and develop the EHS + S management systems
• Ensure compliance with standards (ISO14001 inkl. energy, ISO45001) and environmental approvals
• Audit planning, implementation, and presentations for management review 
• Monthly / annual data collection for internal and external reporting
• Follow-up and implementation of new / amended legislation
• Analysis of incidents, risk assessments, work permits, etc.



You have a relevant higher technical education such as. chemical, environmental or process engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the EHS + S field - preferably from a major production company. Project management experience or experience as a coordinator is an advantage.
You communicate effortlessly in writing and orally in Danish and English. Furthermore, you have a high drive and can identify yourself with the following:

• You thrive in a busy environment and are passionate about EHS+S
• You are proactive and good at prioritizing your time between short and long-term goals
• You create and maintain an effective administrative structure
• Communicates clearly and accurately
• You have good analytical skills
• You are systematic and ensure that the tasks are completed on time
• You want to take an active responsibility

We Offer


An exciting, challenging and evolving job with opportunities for personal and professional development. CP Kelco is an international company offering independent assignments with a large interface across the organization. The job as an EHS + S Engineer is unique and you will need many different facets of the EHS + S profession, as in addition to production, CP Kelco has quality laboratories, R&D, projects, biological treatment plants and boiler plant. In addition, there is collaboration with colleagues, among others, in Germany and the United States.

If you would like to hear more about the position, you are welcome to contact EHS + S Manager, Pernille Jensen (+45) 2710 5643. If you have questions on the recruitment process, you can contact Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, Paul Moinel (+45) 2710 5625. We are looking forward to receiving your application as well as CV before the 30th of September 2021. We continuously call for conversation.

About CP Kelco


CP Kelco in Lille Skensved near Køge is approx. 370 jobs one of the largest production companies in Zealand in the food and processing industry. The company is part of the global CP Kelco group, which produces ingredients to improve consistency and functionality in food, pharmaceuticals and for industrial purposes.
In Little Skensved, CP Kelco primarily produces the ingredients pectin and carrageenan based on citrus peel and seaweed. We are certified in ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, ISO 14001, ISO 45001.
CP Kelco is owned by the American family business J.M.Huber Corporation. The factory is located at Lille Skensved train station and close to motorway exit 31a.



J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO/AAP employer.