SUMMARY OF ROLE
The key responsibilities of the EHS Manager Europe will be
to ensure a safe work environment, protecting our employees, visitors and the environment, and
to ensure compliance to legislative, regulative and Emerson corporate EHS requirements
through guiding the development, implementation and oversight of the organization’s Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) programs.
Also, will be responsible for reviewing continuously the effectiveness of the EHS management systems implemented. He / she will liaise closely with the European FLMC Management Team and the local Country Management teams.
PRINCIPLE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide EHS expertise and leadership in the development and deployment of EHS tools, standards, and best practices. Lead the continuous improvement of the sites Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs to mitigate risk, prevent injuries, meet regulatory requirements and protect people, property and the environment.
Develop European policies and procedures to drive a culture of safety throughout the organization.
Proactively engage with Management teams to ensure ownership and accountability for EHS improvement and to develop and influence a positive EHS culture within the organization through effective improvement activities.
Identify and recommend equipment, process and procedural changes to minimize and / or eliminate workplace hazards.
Harmonize and standardize the European processes, tools and activities and create synergies within the EHS community. Work with leadership to identify, share, and implement best practices.
Review EHS major projects and high-risk job Safety Analyses (JSA) to ensure that hazards and risks are adequately identified and mitigated prior initiate those tasks.
Provide continuous leadership in reducing the operating cost related to EHS for the facilities worldwide through energy conservation, waste minimization and injury prevention.
Identify professional growth opportunities for local EHS resources and continuously challenge self to maintain current in EHS aspects.
Ensure that all new projects undertaken within the organization has considered the EHS Impact and has obtained all required authorizations / permits to keep project completion on time.
Apprised of and involved in equipment review and approval under mgmt. of change, safety by design, prevention by design structure.
All other duties as assigned.
Drive compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance.
Lead annual EHS planning and reporting and develop EHS strategic roadmap, goals and objectives for the sites in partnership with FLMC global EHS and incorporating local priorities as well as company initiatives.
Review and prevent environmental impact, exposure, and ensure implementation of Emerson environmental management practices.
Assist with budget and expense planning, justification, and prioritization.
Where required, lead comprehensive EHS inspections, assessments and / or audits, make recommendations, and provide adequate following and advice for corrective actions to ensure compliance.
Serve as the European system administrator for all EHS tools such as VelocityEHS and ENHESA regulatory compliance and risk management audit tools;
understand, assimilate, and mentor key users.
Track, analyze and communicate EHS performance through a combination of leading and lagging indicators.
Implement and achieve Emerson EHS goals and objectives aligned with company and operational goals and objectives.
Responsible for strong action planning to achieve global metrics, auditing and key indicators to ensure consistency, compliance and EHS continuous improvement.
Analyze performance trends and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
Identify opportunities to integrate new and impactful leading metrics for EHS performance.
Understand, communicate and challenge conditions and actions to achieve established EHS metrics and performance goals.
Ensures that investigations and analysis are timely conducted and communicated for all recordable accidents (recordable, restricted and lost time injuries) and Serious / Catastrophic near misses by utilizing root cause analysis methods and communicated according to the Emerson Global Safety Standard.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Higher level education or university background, diploma in Engineering / Safety Science / Occupational Health or related technical field.
8+ years’ experience minimum in EHS area.
Practical knowledge of EHS regulatory compliance and industry trends.
Familiarity with ISO 45001 (or previous 18001 or 14001 systems).
Professional organization certifications : CSP, CIH or European Occupational Safety and Health Manager professional designations.
Knowledge of general safety policies and procedures as well as experience in auditing from an EHS perspective.
Demonstrates a sense of urgency relating to eliminating workplace exposures and incidents to reduce associated costs and within medical necessity.
Experienced in the use of mobile technology, devices, AR / VR training techniques.
Behavior based safety process experience and use of positive reinforcement cultural influence techniques.
Self-starter, quick learner, strong networking & communication skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
Creates strategies that show a clear connection between visions and actions.
Demonstrated communication, leadership and influencing skills.
Ability to influence and challenge current practices through process knowledge and personal relationships.
High level of energy and dedication.
Excellent interpersonal skills, must have the ability to work with people from different backgrounds and culture.
Fluency in written and spoken English, any other languages are preferred.
Member of, interaction in, or volunteer with local or national professional organizations preferred.
Willing to travel.