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HSE Manager - Clark, NJ

Requisition ID 12182
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
About the role

Where you'll work

The Clark manufacturing facilities have 9 work centers with processing capabilities in Liquid Flavor Compounding, Dry Blending, Extractions, Distillations, Spray Dry, Emulsions, Essential Oils, Oleo Resins, Juice Blending. The site also boasts state-of-the-art analytical and sensory capabilities, and they ship 20 million lbs of product. Doesn't that sound exciting?

Key responsibilities

Today’s Safety Tip: Safety 1st , Quality Always!

Safety 1st , Quality Always is the backbone of our Quality and HSE culture here at Kerry. We depend on one another and employee engagement leads employees to put safety 1st.

This a fast paced and complex environment requiring you to be the liaison between corporate and site operations, coaching and mentoring teams to live Safety 1st, Quality Always as part of employees' work and daily lives.  

You’ll do this by…

  • Being the HSE site subject matter expert and drive HSE business strategy and initiatives. Are you up to the challenge?
  • Developing and implementing annual HSE objectives & improvement plans
  • Are you the influencer we are looking for? You'll Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify site HSE training needs, develop appropriate resources, and execute training sessions for employees and management staff
  • Are you well versed in ISO 14001? We’ll need your experience to maintain the system and drive environmental needs. NJ has many unique regulations and we need you to help us stay compliant.
  • Where necessary, lead investigation process and/or collaborate with appropriate team members
  • Partner with Human Resources on the status of all open Workers Compensation claims and coordinate activities to minimize lost and/or restricted workdays
Qualifications and skills

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a science based field of study or years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • 5 + years of experience with HSE regulations including OSHA, EPA, and local requirements.
  • 5+ years of  experience with relevant consensus standards such as NFPA and ANSI, and systems such as ISO 14001.
  • Experience engaging employees and developing a strong safety culture.
  • 5+ years of safety experience in a manufacturing environment such as chemical, pharma, food & beverage.
  • Intermediate to advanced bi-lingual (Spanish)

160 Terminal Ave, Clark, NJ 07066




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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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