Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Human Resources and Personnel

Job description

Our client, a leading global supplier of specialty and standard resins, vehicles, wax emulsions, additives and varnishes, operate in over 20 countries with 11 Manufacturing and Technology Centres throughout. Their strength is built on formulating technology, strategic raw material sourcing and a global network of manufacturing capabilities. Their Mount Maunganui site, which also includes the regional headquarters, is seeking an Environmental, Health and Safety Manager to join their expanding team. The main purpose of this position is to implement, promote and monitor site QEH & S, Management Systems and Quality Assurance standards and practices across the site.

This is a critical position within a complex and demanding manufacturing environment where you will be dealing with conflicting priorities which require initiative, flexibility and adaptability. You must be able to analyse multiple causes and solutions to complex problems, as well as having the ability to maintain a clear sense of perspective and develop a clear understanding of priorities. We are looking for an excellent relationship builder who will build strong rapport with all levels of the organization, from operators to senior leaders.

To be successful in this position you will require the following:
• A relevant degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
• A minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field.
• Sound knowledge of safety and environmental regulations including air, wastewater, stormwater, solid and hazardous waste regulations.
• A background in an operations/manufacturing or similar environment with relevant experience in EHS.
• Proficiency with SAP and Microsoft Office Applications with a focus on Excel.

A full position description will be provided to all shortlisted applicants.

To make a application for this opportunity please apply online or email your resume through to Yvonne Wild, Permanent Recruitment Manager, 1st Call Recruitment, yvonne@1cr.co.nz or call me on 021676578 should you have any specific questions.