EHS Manager

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

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 $3.0 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a combined material presence in more than 20 countries.




Do you want to manage EHS & Sustainability to comply with all applicable regulations? And do you wish to influence with your EHS expertise cross functionally within a world leading food ingredient production company? Then we have the job for you!


About the position


For our EHS+S organization we are looking for a candidate to manage our EHS+S team consisting of 4 employees.

Your focus will be to provide leadership and oversight of EHS and Sustainability programs in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment. You will prioritize initiatives and resources to maximize effectiveness. Furthermore, reinforcing and sustaining a safety-first culture through involvement and innovation with management and operational teams.

You will drive results in closely collaboration with areas such as Operations, Engineering & Operations Support, Supply Chain, HR, Quality and Maintenance to ensure overall Occupational Safety & Environment. You will also be part of the manufacturing leadership team.

Furthermore, within this role it is expected to set realistic yearly environmental targets, action plans and ensure risks of major accidents are managed. You will develop tools for identification of risks, prioritize, assessment of consequences, improvement plans and follow up systems.


“You will be part of a highly motivated team. You must ensure compliance, but you must also be pragmatic in your solution. Our new EHS+S Manager will be part of the operation team and play a very important and highly appreciated role in the overall solutions”


Jørn Stryger, Plant Manager



Having many interfaces in the organization you will lead health and safety effort and develop health and safety strategy. Hereby ensuring safety and health management system requirements are established, implemented, and maintained according to ISO45001 and ISO14001. You will strive to achieve a safe work environment and minimize the impact to the environment.


Furthermore, the key responsibilities include:


  • Ensure risks of major accidents are managed. Develop tools for identification of risks, prioritize, assessment of consequences, improvement plans and follow up systems.
  • Develop the company’s health and safety culture  – and bridge culture with systems
  • Identify, assess, and  understand safety risks and trends, and together with functional managers ensure compliance, providing functional leadership to the team
  • Support and lead managers across the Skensved site in improving our Safety Management System (SMS), and develop and execute local health and safety training plans
  • Support the organization to continuously improve work safety and environmental and sustainability footprint
  • Investigate incidents, monitor health and safety data and produce periodic health and safety performance reports
  • Develop, revise and train colleagues on environment, health and safety programs
  • Conduct site inspections (Health and safety audits and inspections)
  • Conduct job hazard analysis to determine risks and corrective measures
  • First point of contact to authorities on environmental requirements
  • ESG/CSR reporting
  • Ensure follow-up and evaluation on improvement projects
  • Close cooperation with authorities and preparation of authority applications

About You


We’re looking for an environmental, safety or production engineer – preferably specialized in EHS. We expect you to have at least 5 years with practical and strategic EHS experience perhaps within an international organization. Additionally, we require you to have:


  • Managerial, people-influencing and facilitation skills
  • Experience in EHS governance programs
  • Professional English skills, spoken as well as written
  • Competencies within presentations, reporting, and documentation
  • Knowledge about environmental impacts
  • You are structured and prepared.


We expect you to be a very good networker. We also see you as proactive, innovative, goal and result driven by nature as well as great experience with leading teams using disciplined project management & communication skills.


We offer an exciting international job opportunity for you that want to work with safety in all aspects, compliance of regulations, lead and influence sustainability and work environment and lead CP Kelco to new objectives. You will be part of CP Kelco’s ongoing sustainability journey.





If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Plant Manager, Jørn Stryger by phone +45 21651663.



We look forward to receiving your application, CV, exam papers and any attachments. We will call for interviews on an ongoing basis.


CP Kelco sees diversity as a strength and encourages all interested candidates regardless of personal background to apply. We look forward to reading your application.



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