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Cargill EHS Specialist in Thirsk, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

Location: Dalton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 3HE.

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist will support the environmental, health and safety efforts of Cargill. The position holder will motivate, inspire and engage others to work towards common safety practices and help to measure key EHS goals. The role will also support major projects and engineering work. The position reports to the Regional EHS Manager and will closely support the Plant Manager. Join us in our efforts to maintain a zero-harm culture across Cargill.

The post holder will lead the implementation, execution and maintenance of the environmental, health and safety and process safety management systems at low to medium complex facility, or help lead at a high complex facility. In this role, you will serve as a subject matter authority for the application of safe, compliant operational practices and demonstrate compliance with company policy, work processes, programs and standards that comply with environmental, health and safety regulations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the plant manager in facilitating the community and governmental interaction and the external reputation.

  • Support contractor environmental, health and safety requirements during construction phase and help test and evaluate environmental, health and safety performance according to design during project startup phase.

  • Partner with regional domain and country environmental, health and safety to support management of site impact assessments, operating permits and construction permits.

  • Support suitable training content and delivery mode, in line with global and regional requirements, conduct gap assessment to identify training needs, adjust curriculum to reflect site specific needs and deliver training.

  • Partner with key site or project leaders to integrate and operationalize environmental, health and safety programs and drive culture of safety, compliance and continuous improvement.

  • Understand, localize and integrate company and legally required work processes, programs and controls into site level operating procedures, tools and work instructions to standardize front line processes and monitor, analyze and adjust for improved performance.

  • Ensure strong alignment of goals, metrics and targets with plant vision and targets and govern site performance targets together with plant and site leadership team and consult on planning, issue and incident response and operational environment, health and safety and process safety compliance.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Proven relevant work experience

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Preferred Qualifications

  • Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources

  • Basic business acumen and the ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts

Our Offer

We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:

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