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HSE Specialist

Requisition ID 38722
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-AJ1
Posting Type LI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

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 Specialist will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, coordination & monitoring of HSE Management Systems and will report directly to the HSE Manager. This role will participate in development and maintenance, statutory compliance, and industrial good practice in health and safety, including procedures, processes, and training to promote safe working practices and to protect the company’s interest. The primary goal of the HSE Specialist is to support activities to raise the safety awareness of all the organizations departments to a higher level and follows the company’s key strategies.

What would you do?

  • Ensures compliance with Company & Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations & good housekeeping practices.
  • Help enforce HSE policies to establish a culture of Health & Safety for the facility.
  • Promotes good practices related to HSE matters by coaching and training employees.
  • Supports HSE Manager with the development and execution of HSE plans in the workplace.
  • Controls the observance of HSE requirements in the plant and reports nonconformances to plant leadership team.
  • Performs HSE audits.
  • Conducts monthly safety training for all employees.
  • Assist HSE Manager with the Traction Guest system.

What will you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety & health or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience on a similar role.
  • Experience in OSHA regulations (EPA – environmental regulations in NY experience preferred, ISO 14001).
  • Experience, Improving, implementing, and updating environmental programs.
  • Experience working with HSE software (Intelex and alchemy should be highly preferred).
  • Collecting, analyzing HSE data for KPI´s reporting.
  • Leading cross functional teams.

What is in it for you?

  • Part of a new HSE department.
  • Able to create & implement programs.
  • Constant development, coach & training.
  • Growing opportunities within Kerry´s North American sites.

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: Buffalo

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