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HSE Manager


Requisition ID 6298
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-MV1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Commitment | Teamwork | Excellence | Entrepreneurial | Value Creation

About the role


The HSE Manager will be responsible to ensure overall Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) aspect at Kerry Ingredients Thailand (KIT), which consists of a manufacturing plant in Bangpoo and a Research, Development & Applications Centre (RDAC) / Sales Office in Bangna. He/she will drive proactive HSE programmes to ensure the safety of employees through the continuous improvement of OSH standards, and through good governance and compliance with HSE regulations and all statutory requirements in relation to Occupational Health, Safety & Environmental aspects.


He/she will also continually find ways to reduce the impact on the environment through the reduction of resource use (energy, water etc.) and the reduction of waste generation (food, components) as well.

Key responsibilities


  • Support and guide HSE Supervisor and HSE Committees on monthly activities and inspection, report & compliance
  • Ensure compliance with local authorities by developing and implementing HSE programmes, policies and management system
  • Ensure the Human Element (HE) / Hazardous Process (HP) of Kerry Insurance & Risk Management System (KIRMS) audits, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 HSEMS audit findings are timely and effectively closed out and reported
  • Consolidate and compile monthly HSE scorecards, HSE monitoring, waste management, environmental data (using DCF), gap outstanding, Carbon Foot Print and other monthly reports as required
  • Analyse, advise & report on, and follow up on the following:
    • OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 HSEMS
    • HSE Gap analysis frm specific risk assessments
    • Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Parameters cmpliance reporting
    • Kerry Endurance & Risk Management System (KIRMS - HE & HP) analysis and reprting
    • Cmpliance reporting for HSE Projects
  • Interpreting standards, advising management on necessary actions, enforcing adherence to regulations (e.g. OSH Laws & Regulations, Environmental Protection Laws & Regulations) and Kerry Corporate Standards (Kerry Global)
  • Execute the HSE yearly programmes, action plans and evaluate the effectiveness
  • Provide HSE Training to ensure that the standards are trained at the highest level for all. Implement auditing protocols to verify training is adequate and to highlight areas for improvement. Conduct on-the-job training.
  • Coordinate the monthly Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Committee meeting as well as Environmental Improvement (Green) team meeting for the site
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities, improving the manufacturing process through efficient operations and cost control
  • Total Productive Maintenance - perform audits (Quality, Safety, Environment, GMP); continuously place importance in the organisational goals and visions.
  • Propose internal HSE purchases; perform any other HSE related task as assigned

Qualifications and skills


  • Degree / Diploma in Engineering, Environmental, Health & Safety, Chemistry or equivalent, with minimum 10 years’ experience in HSE and at least 4-5 of those in a multinational, manufacturing environment
  • Must be registered with OSH Authority of Thailand as a competent Health & Safety Officer; National Examination Board of Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH), U.K. Qualification will be an advantage to have
  • In-depth knowledge of the Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Protection Laws & Regulations, preferably with knowledge in OHSAS 18001 and/or ISO 14001
  • Experienced with compliance audits and HSE management systems
  • Native / fluent Thai speaker who possesses the ability to write and converse with confidence in English


Competencies Required:


  • An excellent communicator (both oral and written), capable of conveying ideas and concepts, and making formal presentations
  • Ability to work independently and have little need for close management supervision and direction
  • Must possess strong organisational and technical skills, a real passion for their work and drive to get the job done
  • Ability to persuade and influence others effectively


Reporting to: Operations Manager with dotted line to APAC HSE Director 


Work Location: Kerry Ingredients Thailand, Bangpoo Industrial Estate, Bangkok, Thailand

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