Aug 13, 2019

HSE Specialist - Rome, GA

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Beloit, WI, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 8538
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Health, Safety and Environment 
Posting Type DNI

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

Join our Rome, GA team while they are ready to double the size of their facility. There are 150 employees at this facility and this site is very fast paced. There will be construction starting at this site and we'll need a knowledgeable safety and environmental professional to join the team.

Key responsibilities

Today’s Safety Tip: Safety 1st , Quality Always!


Safety 1st , Quality Always is the backbone of our Quality and HSE culture here at Kerry.  Have you mentored and taught employees to Do the Right Thing even when no-one is watching? We depend on one another and employee engagement leads employees to put safety 1st.


This a fast paced and complex environment requiring you to assist HSE Manager in development, implementation, and execution of HSE annual objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with site operations management and Business Unit HSE Manager.


Day to day responsibilities:


  • Support HSE business strategy.


  • Co-lead implementation and management of site ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.


  • Identify site HSE training needs, develop appropriate resources, and execute training sessions for employees and management staff as required.


  • Support site supervisors with the investigation of HSE incidents at the site. Where necessary, lead investigation process and/or collaborate with appropriate corporate staff on serious incidents.


  • Partner with Human Resources to monitor the status of all open Workers Compensation claims and coordinate activities to minimize lost and/or restricted workdays.
Qualifications and skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a science based field of study or years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 1+ years of experience with HSE regulations including OSHA, EPA, and local requirements.

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 .                                                                                                         

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