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Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

Company: Henkel group
Location: Memphis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Administer and coordinate all plant safety, health and environmental activities.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate SHE related risk both internal and external.
  • Promote sustainable behavioral safety through Culture Based Safety program.
  • Implement SHE standards, procedures to support excellence.
  • Drive continuous improvement through audit/assessment.
  • Provide on the floor safety presence to reinforce SHE requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state OSHA regulations.
  • Provide safety training (Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, personal protection equipment, respirator use, incident investigation, etc.)
  • Review and investigate accidents, injuries and illnesses that have occurred; determine root causes and interface with plant managers to ensure that corrective actions are completed.
  • Work with operations personnel to determine that proper safeguards and personal protective equipment requirements are included in the manufacturing process.
  • Regulatory research - keep current on OSHA, EPA and State regulations, ISO 14000/OHSAS 18001 and Henkel SHE standards.
  • Coordinate, administer and direct implementation of Henkel Employee Safety and Health management practices under the ISO45001 program.
  • Participate in site ISO 22000 Food Safety Activities
  • Ensure operational compliance and reporting of our waste water treatment facility and manage all reporting of other required operating permits for the site.
  • Lead the site safety steering committee.
  • Lead waste minimization and environmental sustainability activities
  • Work with operators to implement and improve lean practices such as 5S and visual management as they relate to SHE.


    • Bachelor's degree in occupational safety, engineering, or equivalent field required
    • Demonstrated understanding of EHS regulatory standards
    • Proven knowledge of safety equipment and standards
    • Demonstrated ability to influence across multiple functions within the organization
    • Familiarity with ergonomic analysis tools
    • Proven track record of managing shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
      Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

      All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

      Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

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