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Sr. EHSS Manager

  • Posted: 19 Apr 2024
  • Operations
  • Japan
  • On-site

About the job

As the factory EHSS Manager, you will oversee the management of all our Factory Site with respect to Environment, Health, Safety and Security.
You will seek to use your wealth of experience to develop, implement and train sound and effective policies, procedures and guidelines that will protect the health and Safety of all us in Factory, while maintaining regulatory compliance in all audits and checks that we are involved in to ensure that we are always protected.

Main responsibilities
Achieve Zero Accident vision of our company through the following
- Develop and deploy Safety roadmap for Factory
- Build necessary skills and capabilities of organization in order to achieve zero accident on Safety, Security, Health and Environment for Factory (provide HSE training)
- Develop, implement and lead a sustainable Safety, Security, Health and Environment Management system to help ensure Zero Accident vision (including change management, contractor/sub-contractor safety management)
- Equipment safety evaluation
- Explain safety initiative and train safety specific topics on safety needs
- Analyze incident detail

Lead the Environment agenda of the Factory (Positive Impact Operations), to progressively reduce our footprint across the key metrics of carbon, energy and water.

Lead the internal carbon reporting for our company (“Carbon master”)

Ensure Compliance with local rules and regulation as well as our Group’s requirements on Safety, Security, Health and Environment through the following
- Lead Safety, Security, Health and Environment audit with our Group auditors and official auditors
- Report and communicate on Safety, Security, Health and Environment performance to the our group and to any other official administrative body as necessary

Plant loss prevention management

Develop and maintain Business Continuity Management process

Monitor and manage EHSS costs
- Ensure that costs related to EHSS are well-controlled and well-spent

About you

CAPABILITY PROFILE – Required Background
Education background
Any Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and higher

Technical Skills and Experiences required
• Knowledge of factory industry safety, security, health and environmental standards
• Experience handling all types of EHS management systems
• A working knowledge of Japanese health and safety, security and environmental laws and the rules and regulations needed to comply
• Past professional experience across safety, health and/or environmental areas
• Successfully demonstrated ability to manage change
• Good understanding of Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing systems as well as Supply Chain and HR processes

Competencies to be successful on the job
• Possess a Servant Leadership mindset
• Past experience in overcoming obstacles to achieve set goals through others
• Possess conviction in your beliefs and have the ability to express them
• Possess a Teamwork mindset and empowers others to achieve success in your team
• A bright and positive image of communication for the first time in Japan to inform employees of events and standards
• Ability to assemble a setup to introduce a new experience
• Good command of Japanese and English – work in both language (must have)

About us

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on three businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters and Specialized Nutrition.


At Danone, we aim to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with our vision - Danone, One Planet. One Health - which reflects a strong belief that the health of people and the health of the planet are interconnected. We deliberately concentrate on high-growth and health-focused categories, and commit to operating in an efficient, sustainable and responsible manner.


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Danone Japan is a certified B Corporation and is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Marital Status / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Danone Japan doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.