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EHS Representative

Apply Now Email Me Job ID SR0032571 Date posted 02/06/2019 Location:Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Primary Role

The primary role of the EHS Representative is to continuously improve all EHS compliance activities across the Neuchâtel site. This includes:

Coaching and advising all levels of management within manufacturing, warehouses, laboratories and office functions in effective EHS leadership

Providing and developing training

Facilitating task risk assessments

Performing required inspections and investigations

Maintaining EHS permits and licenses

A strong focus will be placed on EHS project and program ownership.

In addition, the EHS Representative supervises the security service and emergency response organization.


  • Support and lead EHS programs to ensure compliance with the latest regulations, best practices or corporate standards.
  • Work with and provide direction to other departments.
  • Manage consultants and/or contractors for day to day operations.
  • Facilitate the Management of Change (MOC) Process with Engineering, Facilities, Labs and Manufacturing to capture changes within the business, provide direction regarding environmental program and compliance requirements. Capture changes and impacts to current management systems and provide updates or changes as necessary.
  • Ensure that all EHS related incidents are reported and investigated to determine causes. Help establish and implement corrective actions and make recommendations for areas needing improvement. Track corrective actions to closure. Ability to lead complex investigations across the site.
  • Develop and deliver EHS training to all personnel as required by regulations and by internal standards and procedures.
  • Lead and assist with internal audit inspections related to the EHS program requirements.
  • Supervise the security service and emergency response organization.

Education & Experience Requirements

Professional apprenticeship. Specialized high school diploma an advantage

Federal diploma – Workplace safety and health protection specialist

Federal diploma – Fire safety specialist

3 years in a production / maintenance position

3 years as workplace safety specialist
Previous contractor/consultant oversight is desired.

Other Requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skill

Excellent interpersonal skills

Continuous improvement and solution oriented

Rigorous and maintains high standards of performance

Adult trainer

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