EHS Manager Hub South East Europe

Job location:
Kardjali, Bulgaria
Created moment:
June 9, 2021
Job reference:
REQ - 04419

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

EHS Manager Hub South East Europe

Job Summary

Leads in his/her hub, EHS activities to reach zero accidents & improve environmental performance, in line with Imerys group and industry policies


  • Alongside  the Hub Director, responsible for Environment, Health, Safety practices and results across the hub sites and teams

  • Ensures H&S best-in-class industrial standards are achieved in the framework of Imerys Safety System. Leads H&S systems at hub level and supports H&S managers on site

  • Promotes a strong Safety culture across the hub.

  • Ensures industrial and mining operations of the hub are run in compliance with local environmental regulations, best-in class industry practices and Imerys guidelines

  • Prioritizes EHS programs and corrective action plans implementation

  • In case of any accident / incident, conducts investigation and root cause analysis to define in collaboration with the site managers and local EHS managers  the corrective action plans

  • Collaborates with Hub Operation managers, Site managers and on-site EHS managers to transfer best practices quickly

  • Performs Environment, H&S site gap analysis with Imerys guidelines and local regulatory EHS standards

  • Shares good practices across the hub

  • Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with Hub Manager, BA EHS managers, sites managers and site local EHS contacts.

  • The Hub EHS manager can be acting as EHS manager of the lead site of the hub.


  • LTA / NLTA / Total injury rate at hub level

  • Near misses & Safety culture evolution (maturity matrix) at hub level

  • Reduction of waste / pollution at hub level

Competencies and experience

Key competencies 

  • Good knowledge of  Safety Systems

  • Well versed in local and industrial EHS regulations

  • Ability to positively influence teams in a matrix organization

  • Good Leadership

  • Continuous Improvement mindset 

  • Ability to organize skills - development path

Ideal background/ experience

  • Engineer or equivalent

  • Previous experience as EHS Manager in a plant or Production / Maintenance / Process engineer Plant manager

  • Good level of English (minimum B2)

  • Bulgarian is a plus

  • 2/3 years experience EHS system implementation and EHS management

Position Type

Full time



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