Hub Manager - EHS

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Created moment:
June 4, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08306

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

Hub Manager - EHS

Job Summary



People Management  

  • Leadership role ensuring compliance to EHS within the Country 

  • Responsible for ensuring all required EHS training is completed and in compliance with all  standards and policies related to EHS 

  • Development of teams in line with departmental and individual plans (competencies  and skills) 

  • Facilitates managers and employees including contractors training and development (awareness, behavior based safety BBS)  in EHS for all sites within the country.  

  • Drive all training of the senior Management / Leadership of the country - Visible Felt Leadership

  • Drive the consequence management process  

Process Management  

  • Provide detailed EHS input into site's long-term safety culture improvement plan process

  • Advise and support the site management team on all EHS issues within their areas of  responsibility (incl. accident investigations, and risk assessments) 

  • Provide  guidance and direction in Environmental programs at the employee / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach.

  • Ensure all EHS related data appropriately reported and validated before submission into Enablon.

  • Develop and support training plans for sites emergency response training/drills; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation.

  • Rollout new initiatives from the group /region related to EHS based on gaps/issues identified. 

  • Monitor, track, and ensure legal compliance as per country laws and regulations

  • Maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits, licenses and regulatory requirements. 

  • Exercise functional authority to stop work in any area if conditions/behaviors are unsafe (Stop  work authority) – in line with Zero Accident culture including providing advice based on Imerys protocol and practical approach  to improve them.

  • Performance Management  

  • Responsible for setting and achieving EHS KPIs (Bottom Up Reports, Serious 7 Inspection, VFL/BBS) at their respective site in line with Country, Region, and Group targets 

  • Responsible for achieving CSR mid term target for all EHS related KPIs.

  • Ensure all existing and new EHS protocols implementation at satisfactory compliance level at all sites within the country. Conduct gap analysis and periodic review on the EHS protocol compliances.

  • Ensure EHS KPIs are implicitly understood and managed efficiently at an appropriate  level (i.e.: LTAR, CO2 emission, waste, wastewater, etc.) 

  • Responsible for EHS data reporting at the country / regional level

  • Initiates local EHS performance reviews, identifies trends, initiates and participates in problem-solving activities 

  • Setting and managing the EHS department financial budget (OPEX) 

  • Supporting and advising Functional Heads in EHS improvement projects (related to  OPEX and CAPEX) 

Functional Specific Management  

  • Conduct field observations, inspections, coaching, and guidance for shop floor employees and contractors. 

  • Supports local Management teams liaise with service providers and contractors to  ensure their compliance with local systems 

  • Responsible for managing the local plan of EHS audits 

  • Share significant incidents and lessons  learned, share expertise, participate in cross-audits  

  • Liaise with relevant local authorities and maintain cordial relations with no noncompliance  

  • Be responsible & provide expertise during the execution of CAPEX projects

  • Advises and is a member of the local Crisis Management Team or/Emergency  Response Team in case of critical or serious H&S or E incident 

  • Driving CompanyExcellence development in his/her area of responsibility

  • Support the sites to identify Sustainable Development projects for annual Sustainable Development Challenge.

  • Responsible for maintaining ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 (or ISO45001) certifications (if any) including audit follow up.

  • Travel to different sites including to corporate and operational offices as required and perform any additional duties as required.



Education and Experience requirements:

  • A Bachelors/Master degree(Safety/related stream)

  • Experience can be 5-8 yrs with 2-3 yrs in Managerial/leading position (Leading a team)". 

  • Strong in EHS related industrial compliances and EHS legal requirements


Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics:

  • Team player and able to build and maintain relationships both internal and external.

  • Flexible to change and open to constructive feedback

  • Proactive, able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to periodically travel within assigned sites within country (up to 30%)

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills including influencing and change management

  • CoWorking and Problem solving Skills

  • Significant experience in Incident Investigation methodologies.

Strong Leadership Competencies:

●      Cares for Self & Others:

You demonstrate self -awareness and nurture an inclusive and safe environment empowering people to do their best.

●      Collaborates for Success:

You work together across boundaries to achieve shared goals.

●      Commits to Customers:

You Understand (Internal & External) customers need to take action to meet them.

●      Drives Results:

You deliver sustainable results and strive for excellence.

●      Shapes The Future:

You think in long- term scenarios, anticipate future challenges and opportunities while prioritizing sustainability.


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.