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HSE Manager - Union City, CA

Requisition ID 23514
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Health, Safety and Environment 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
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Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's 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.

Where You'll Work

Our Union City site is part of our Sweet division and creates chocolates and other confectionery items for Kerry customers! 

What You'll Do

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 as part of their work and daily lives.  

You’ll do this by…

  • Being the HSE site subject matter expert for the manufacturing site 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

What You'll Need

  • High schol diploma or GED  and 8 years of experience is required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a science-based field of study is preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing in an HSE function, preferably food, beverage or pharmaceutical manufacturing 
  • 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
  • Bilingual is preferred

33063 Western Ave, Union City, CA 94587  #HSE #EHS #safety #foodmanufacturing 

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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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