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HSE Specialist - Batangas

Requisition ID 13234
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-MV1
Posting Type LI

About Kerry


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.

Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 15,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 140 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide. 

Our Values:      Courage | Ownership | Inclusiveness | Open-Mindedness | Enterprising Spirit

About the role


Work Location: Batangas, Philippines

Reporting to: Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Kerry Batangas

The primary purpose of this HSE Specialist position is to drive proactive HSE programmes to ensure the safety of employees through the continuous improvement of OSH standards, good governance, and compliance with HSE regulations and all statutory requirements relating to the Occupational Health, Safety & Environmental function. The HSE Specialist will have primary responsibility for overall safety, health and environmental aspects of the 2 Kerry Philippines sites in Batangas (manufacturing plant) and BGC (corporate office).

Key responsibilities


•Ensure compliance with relevant authorities by developing and implementing HSE programs, policies and management systems
•Support site in terms of theoretical and practical aspects of HSE in the setting up, certification and maintaining the HSE system and to ensure attainment of target relevant annual goals
•Communicating health and safety information to the organization as appropriate
•Ensure the HE/ HP of RSA, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 findings are rectified, closed and effective at site
•Ensure company meets monthly and annual targets on site safety, health, environmental metrices as mandated by compile the HSE monthly KPI (Safety Metric Tools (SMT), HSE monitoring, waste management, ENVIRO, monthly report, gap outstanding and Carbon Foot Print (DCF)
•Compile report, analysis, advise and follow up with site:
    ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Compliance
    HSE Gap Analysis from specific risk assessment
    Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Parameters compliance reporting and analysis of waste water analysis results.
    RSA (HE & HP)
    Compliance reporting for HSE Project
    Other tasks given by Superior
•Liaise with relevant department and related government body in any HSE issues and execute the HSE yearly action plan and evaluate the effectiveness.
•Participate in continuous improvement activities, improving the manufacturing process through efficient operations and cost control
•Leads the HSE Committee meeting, advise Environmental Committee and involve in any meeting related with the job
•Manage HSE-related audits and support plant audit 
•Assist HSE Regional & SEA function in developing & establishing HSE improvement program & best practices
•Monitor HSE compliance concerns and provide recommendation and support in resolving the issues
•Process HSE regulatory permits of the company; manage the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), hazardous wastes storage, treatment and disposal 
•Conduct investigation on HSE related incidents and provide appropriate recommendation and solution
•Act as the Pollution Control Officer (PCO) and Safety Officer of the company
•Ensure HSE equipment such as fire extinguishers, fire hoses, fire suits, emergency lights, emergency exit doors, eyewash stations, emergency spill kits, fire detection and alarm system, fire sprinkler system, fire pump system are in good working condition
•Manage company’s clinic operation; ensure completeness of medicine inventory and first aid kits

Qualifications and skills


•Degree in Environmental, Health, Safety, Engineering or equivalent, with prior relevant experience of at least 5 years in a similar role
•Knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certification process and compliance system maintenance
•Understands GMP and GLP requirements with knowledge in developing standard operating procedures
•Preferably a Registered Pollution Control and Safety Officer
•Good communication skills and leadership qualities

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