EHS Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
February 1, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 06567

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

Job Summary



Serving three core markets (Refractory solutions, Foundry & Metal flow), Calderys combine unique business expertise to provide customised and innovative solutions from our 36 plants along with end-to-end value-added services to all our customers.


Being an international business, we offer to our more than 2300 permanent employees a world of opportunities in our various locations in 34 countries.


We put to work over 100 years of expertise to foster a positive impact for all our stakeholders. Every day we build a sustainable future through teamwork, customer orientation, and proactive mindset.


Starting our journey as a standalone organisation, We are a company where performance is recognized and learning is promoted; an environment where you can grow and fulfil your potential; a workplace where every day is a new day and it is NEVER BORING!


For more information on what we are made of, please visit



Leads all the BA  Health and Safety (H&S) activities to reach Zero accidents, all activities aiming at improving BA Environmental performance in line with BA and Group industry policies, to enhance customer satisfaction and improve process efficiency.




She/he will 

  • Alongside BA EHS Director and Hub Directors, be responsible for Environment, Health, Safety practices and results 

  • Ensures H&S best-in-class industrial standards are achieved in the framework of Imerys Safety System.

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

  • Implement Environment and H&S programs and corrective action plans 

  • In case of any accident / incident, conducts investigation and root cause analysis and defines in collaboration with the site the corrective action plans

  • Collaborates with Hub Operation managers, Site managers, EHS managers from Region to transfer best practices quickly

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

  • Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with Hub Operation Managers and EHS teams - build relationships across the Region to ensure compliance and promote a proactive environment, and health & safety culture - Contribute to H&S systems updates and functionally manage H&S community,

  • You will serve as an influential member of the different leadership teams, who impact decision making and take an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, team work and collaboration across site functions.

  • Reporting systems: Review monthly all informations reported , ensuring correct recording, assigned responsibilities, deadlines, and proper event closing, develop, measure, analyze and communicate EHS Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and metrics. Build EHS performance reports . 



  • LTA / NLTA / Total injury rate

  • Near misses & Safety culture evolution (maturity matrix)

  • Compliance Vs Protocols / Health assessment / Chemicals 

  • Env.  Risk management / Reduction of waste / pollution




Education and professional background

  • Engineer or equivalent

  • English mandatory

  • Worked in an international / multicultural scope

  • >10 years experience in EHS system implementation and EHS management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite

  • Ability to travel up to 40% of his/her time

  • Key competencies 

    • Strong capacity to lead the change and impact behaviors

    • Capacity to understand what’s trigger behaviors depending on typology of people  

    • Well versed in local and industrial EHS regulations

    • Ability to positively influence teams in a matrix organization

    • Strong Leadership

    • Continuous Improvement mindset 

    • Ability to organize skills development path 

    • A “can-do” attitude with a sense of optimism. An enthusiastic person who can think and work in an autonomous way.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.