Head HS&E

  • Location

    Frankfurt, Hessen

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €80000 - €100000 per annum + car

  • Contact:

    Petra Podlogar

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Our client is an internationally operating manufacturing company with several thousand employees worldwide. To develop, unify and maintain the HS&E company standards across 7 sites located in Europe they are currently looking to hire an experienced

Head HS&E (m/f/d)

The position holder will work closely with the Management Teams and the HSE Representatives of individual sites to elevate safety and health culture in the organization through coordination, communication and leadership.


  • Division ambassador enhancing HSE culture in cooperation with the HSE Network
  • Support implementation and improvement of Management System (MS) standards & processes as per Group requirements
  • Support HSE competence build-up and enhancement in local units/sites
  • Establish & maintain Divisional HSE Roadmap
  • Support implementation and maintenance of risk assessments, incl. tools & governance
  • Define support documents/training for pre-requisites (i.e. 5S)
  • Define support documents/training for specific requirements
  • Coordinate HSE related communication activities
  • Improve accident reporting routines
  • Confirm internal/external audit references and support audits
  • Maintain competent internal auditor pool
  • Extend HSE reporting structure and governance
  • Contribute to regular MS Management Review
  • Development of HSE Roadmap beyond Operations


  • Successfully completed studies/training as a Safety Engineer or with a comparable qualification, i. e. Fachkraft für Arbeitssicherheit
  • Trained as an Occupational Safety specialist and/or extensive professional experience in the field of occupational and industrial plant safety
  • Training in Fire protection, Energy-/Waste Management is a plus
  • At least 3 years Managerial experience in HSE in a multi-site, multi-national environment, experienced & at ease with remote management
  • Has the desire to co-create and support the implementation of standards, processes and workflows with a ´hands-on mentality´ in a dynamic environment
  • Has knowledge of optimizing standards, processes and workflows in HSE (incl. 5S)
  • Management System and auditor experience (ISO 9001/45001/14001, Energy Management)
  • Analytical skills, quick comprehension, independent and structured way of working as well as a high degree of moderation and communication skills
  • Operates in an international environment, open for business travels in Europe, can communicate in English and German with business fluency (spoken & written)


The SR Group (Germany) GmbH is acting as an external recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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