Regional HSE Manager -Kerry Midwest (Remote)

Job Locations: US-WI-Beloit | US-WI-Beloit
Requisition ID 2018-13656
Job Type: Full Time

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it’s how we’ve become the world’s leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it’s building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you’ve most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you’ve consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
  • Empowering our people
  • Promoting diverse thinking
  • Investing in innovation
  • Acting on sustainability
  • Embracing our differences

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Description and Responsibilities

Provide support and strategic direction to operations management through leadership and implementation of HSE programs, procedures, and education initiatives focused on compliance assurance, incident reduction, risk mitigation, and Americas Region corporate initiatives.

  • Support business by serving as subject matter expert in assigned region through interpreting regulations and providing guidance on the development and implementation of HSE initiatives.
  • Responsible for communicating and executing the HSE strategic initiatives within assigned region.
  • Develop appropriate strategies for implementation of new or revised regulations in conjunction with Americas Region corporate initiatives.
  • Design and document procedures for adherence to Americas Region HSE policies and local regulations.  Work with sites to review and revise on a periodic basis.
  • Assure compliance to internal HSE policies and applicable local regulations through site visits, process reviews, and development of corrective actions with site management.
  • Develop and deliver HSE education in support of policies and/or initiatives where applicable within the assigned business unit.
  • Support sites in the development of industrial hygiene (IH) monitoring plans within assigned region.  Monitors sampling procedures, reviews IH reports, and develops corrective action plans, where applicable, with site management and engineering function.
  • Responsible for talent management, development programs, and performance appraisals of site HSE staff within assigned region.
  • Mentor site HSE staff within assigned region to ensure appropriate leadership competencies will be developed.
  • Support facilities during inspections, communications, and other interactions with regulatory agencies.
  • Communicate HSE incidents and corrective actions in a timely, thorough, and effective manner to assure understanding within assigned region.
  • Participate on project teams to assure appropriate level of HSE review during design, install, and start up process.  Includes partnering with Engineering, Operations, and Quality functions to ensure integration of HSE elements into design process.
  • Lead or participate in investigations of serious incidents within assigned region.
  • Monitor business unit HSE KPIs and assist sites in attaining their HSE Performance Targets.  Where appropriate, develop corrective and preventive action plans in conjunction with site and/or business unit operations management.
  • Partner with internal and/or external legal counsel regarding workers compensation claims, regulatory inspections, and other HSE matters, as necessary.
  • Develop and execute HSE integration plans for acquisitions within assigned region.

Qualifications

  • BS/MS from an accredited institution in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or related field.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of health, safety and environmental experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with NFPA and ANSI and systems such as ISO14001.
  • Change management.
  • Business performance management.
  • Broad manufacturing understanding and knowledge.
  • Budget management and control.
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By Ubong Edet

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