EHS Specialist Plant (m/w/d), Saudi Arabia

EHS [Environment, Health and Safety] Specialist Plant (m/w/d), Kurita AquaChemie Saudi Arabia

Kurita provides technologies for water and process treatment, as well as for the paper and cellulose industry. Kurita Europe is a subsidiary of Kurita Water Industries Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1949, the Group has more than 7,400 employees worldwide, generating a turnover of 2.3 billion USD. More than 3,500 patents are proof of Kurita’s innovative approach to a resource-saving consumption of water. We are committed to highest ethical and social demands with a strong sense for fairness, transparency, integrity, safety and compatibility.

We are looking for the following fulltime position asap

EHS Specialist Plant (m/w/d)


Job description:

  • Drive continuous improvement in EHS performance at Sales, Field service & Plant to achieve EHS excellence
  • Implement local EHS programs to ensure compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations
  • Ensure root cause analysis is completed for all injuries and all significant events. Support complex root cause investigations
  • Coordinate with all employees (Sales, Field & Plant) for timely completion EHS training
  • Manage EHS Field audit program leading compliance, evaluating EHS program implementation and ensuring prompt closure of findings
  • Drive improvement and track goals achievement through collection, analysis and communication of EHS goals and measurements (including but not limited to programs evaluation, workplace audits, findings closure, training completion, injuries and illnesses and other significant events)
  • Lead or participate in various types of EHS compliance and/or management system audits and providing guidance to field EHS personnel on conformance and best management practices
  • Knowledgeable of local EHS regulations affecting business operations and communicates specific regulatory requirements as they apply to the work setting
  • Ensure that all plant related operational permits are in place and processes are compliant with the permits obtained
  • Drive ISO14001 for Kurita AquaChemie Saudi plant, also responsible to make all the related documents SOP’s, process flow
  • Keep track of all upcoming legislation and advice pro-actively site-leadership on actions to be taken to remain compliant
  • Responsible for environmental permitting and regulatory reports for external authorities, interacting with government agencies as necessary
  • Responsible for tracking & documentation for the waste generated, maintaining high standards of Housekeeping on site, performing audits & track the findings till closure


Experience required:

  • BS or BA in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Science or related discipline
  • NEBOSH certified
  • 3-5 years of experience in operationalizing safety, compliance, and environmental programs
  • Excellent leadership skills, must be able to interact with senior leadership


Preferred personal skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and influence organization culture, personnel and EHS programs across multiple locations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multi-projects and tasks concurrently by using timelines, budgets and tracking systems of action plan/milestones to assure self or team delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to breakdown complex/large problems into smaller steps and develop solutions using objective criteria
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze (cost/benefit) and prioritize the most important liabilities and compliance issues and focuses activities/efforts on them


Please note that due to Saudi Arabian legislation, only applicants with Saudi Arabian citizenship are allowed to occupy this position.


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