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HSE Manager

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Date: 02-Dec-2022

Location: Johor Bahru, 01, MY, 81700

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 39451
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-JT1
Posting Type LI


About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

The HSE Manager plays a pivotal role in establishing Health, Safety & Environmental goals and is required to provide functional leadership and change management support to the team. 

Key responsibilities

  • Provide HSE technical advice and oversee HSE management at site 
  • Promote a positive HSE culture, raise HSE profile, competence and awareness by arranging relevant training and communicating the necessary information and statistics 
  • Support the site to identify hazards and conduct risk assessment and advise on appropriate risk management techniques 
  • Monitor progress against established KPIs and targets and support sites in meeting the goals and targets in sustainability and HSE 
  • Support sites to implement regional policies, programs and procedures and where necessary conduct training as part of the implementation 
  • Establish, implement and maintain a site HSE management system compliant to global, regional, customers and ISO14001 & ISO45001 Standards 
  • Advise site on HSE legislations and communicate applicable regulations that must be complied and support in compliance 
  • Develop and deliver HSE training, education and awareness campaigns in support of policies and/or initiatives 
  • Participate / lead in incident investigations and review investigation findings for accuracy, identification of root causes and appropriate corrective / preventive actions 
  • Report incidents to local authorities and internally to the Group in a timely manner 
  • Act as the contact person to communicate and liaise with authorities on all regulatory matters such as reporting, request for information, site visits, etc. 
  • Establish an updated emergency response plan (ERP) and arrange for training for members of IMT and ERT 
  • Plan and organize regular emergency exercises including joint exercises with external emergency services 
  • Communicate and share lessons from HSE incidents that impact all company operations in a timely, thorough, and effective manner 
  • Act as the Secretariat to the site HSE Committee 

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Degree in Engineering, Safety, Health & Environmental Science or relevant discipline 
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant work experience, preferably with some experience in Food / Pharmaceutical, of which minimum 5 years should be in a HSE role 
  • Green Book [DOSH Certified/Registered SHO] > Applicable for Malaysia and/or preferable in possession of a NEBOSH, UK Certification 
  • Knowledge and Experience of Health and Safety and Environmental issues 
  • IOSH Managing Safety 
  •  Proven ability to assess and improve existing systems and processes 
  • Strong project management abilities – must have a proven track record of managing multiple projects to successful completion 
  • Ability to manage change as directed by the company or legislation 
  • Experience with ISO14001/ISO45001 
  • Experienced in managing and coaching teams 
  • Management / liaison with both staff and the insurance companies regarding claims