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Health Safety Environment Site Manager, P&B

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  MANUFACTURING

Health Safety Environment Site Manager

Princeton, NJ




As the Health Safety and Environment  Site Manager, you are responsible to provide HSE leadership, knowledge and guidance across all operational departments and teams of the site. You drive, maintain and improve operational HSE processes, initiatives, projects and campaigns, provide data based direction for improvement, while building capabilities and a learning culture together with the site leadership team. 


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated


Your key responsibilities

  • Be a well-rounded HSE solution partner in protecting our people, the environment, and our assets to support sustainable business growth by building effective relationship, coaching, influencing and supporting stakeholders at all levels within the organization to strengthen HSE culture.
  • Ensure the local HSE management system is effectively designed, implemented, and controlled and meets Firmenich standards, ISO standards, and all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the site operations and detailed processes and ensure key risks are well-understood and mitigated through the site Management System and action plans.  Ensure a robust but efficient risk-based HSE audit program is in place.
  • Co-own with relevant stakeholders the site HSE continuous improvement plan considering Firmenich HSE global Strategy, HSE global management Principles & Codes, Data, new business requirements, new/updated regulations and employees’ input and by providing data analysis, trending, and recommendations and providing technical and administrative direction on HSE matters at the site. 
  • Facilitate and support line management through investigation of all injuries, illnesses and incidents, and ensure outputs are used to enhance the management system.
  • Lead local internal audit programs, maintain and improve ISO 14k and 45k standards and ensure success in clients, authorities and certification audits.


We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;


You bring

  • A four-year degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or related field with 5 - 10 years of experience in HSE in a manufacturing environment.  Industry certifications such as ASP, CSP, CHMM a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations and experience working with regulatory agencies. Familiar with root cause and risk assessment methodologies
  • Strong influential and communication skills, written and verbal.  Ability to convey complex concepts in relatable terms across all levels of the organization.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of HSE regulations and ISO management systems and principles including but not limited to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001.
  • Be adept at working under pressure and demonstrate the ability to confidently make decisions with incomplete or conflicting data applying sound judgment and good reasoning skills.
  • High proficiency with standard office programs such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.  Ability to manipulate, analyze, and summarize data to provide key insights and develop strategic and tactical plans.


Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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