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HSE Manager - Seattle, WA

Requisition ID 10203
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

Kerry Seattle is a 72,000 sqft facility with about 125 full time employees located in the southern end of Seattle proper. Kerry Seattle’s sauce line incorporates a number of different sauces such as Premium Chocolate, Caramel, White Chocolate, Pumpkin Pie and many more. Oregon Chai’s Original Chai Concentrate and their Extra Spicy Chai concentrate is also manufactured at this facility. Kerry Seattle also supports many local and national restaurant and food service chains.

Key responsibilities

What you'll do

As an HSE Manager at the Seattle location, you'll join this faced paced environment and ensure HSE regulations and policies are implemented and maintained such as OSHA, EPA, and local requirements.

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.
  • Developing and implementing annual HSE objectives & improvement plans
  • 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 expertise to lead an implementation and management of site support and/or maintain the system
  • 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
  • 7 + years of experience with HSE regulations including OSHA, EPA, and local requirements.
  • 7+ 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.
  • Intermediate to advanced Computer Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

7224 1st Ave. South

Seattle, WA 98108




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: Seattle

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