Safety, Environmental and Health Capabilities and Strategy Manager, North America
Background & Purpose of the Job
The SHE Capabilities and Strategy Manager, North America has overall responsibility for managing Safety, Health and Environment improvement activities to achieve excellence at all manufacturing, non-manufacturing and newly acquired sites within the Cluster. These sites include all sourcing units, distribution centers, head offices, sales offices, R&D centers, and merchandizers. They will work with the North America SHE Director, the Global SHE teams and the Cluster Supply Chain leadership, to develop the Cluster SHE Strategy, the improvement plans and also, supports the deployment of Global SHE strategies in order to achieve sustainable SHE excellence by reducing injuries, illnesses and environmental incidents, as measured in the core KPIs. This role also has responsibility for leading several Community of Practices of SHE professionals and overseeing legal SHE compliance in the Cluster, as well as representing the Cluster in Global forums.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Deploy the global/cluster SHE strategy, policy, and standards in all sites, to achieve excellent and sustainable results.
Partner with SHE teams responsible to deliver Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental results.
Drive safety, health and environmental risk assessment in all sites and develop/implement appropriate controls.
Lead the implementation of UMS Safety & Environmental Pillar in close collaboration with Manufacturing Excellence team.
Develop a thorough understanding of the Unilever behavioral safety program and support deployment in every site.
Support the application of Unilever guidelines and procedures for Management of Change (MoC)
Monitor legal compliance and compliance to Unilever standards, and ensure sites meet all local/national regulatory requirements and Unilever protocols, provide advice on national SHE legislation requirements & implement relevant procedures and policies.
Lead the implementation of SHE audits in the Cluster. Develop and deploy internal SHE audits and inspection systems, participate in audits of other Unilever organizations as required.
Work closely with Occupational Health personnel to identify and mitigate risks which may lead to occupational ill health.
Assist the North America SHE Director and the North America SC Leadership in leading and developing the internal incident management teams and central SHE committees.
Support leadership in serious and high-potential incidents investigation and analysis
Support and lead the North America Safe Travel Committee and ensure compliance with safe travel standards, training, and reporting requirements.
Advise line management in all accident/incident investigations.
Conduct trend analysis from incidents, near misses and safe behavior observations.
Oversee professional SSHE skills in all countries and sites, determine training needs and assist in delivery of training programs and capability building plans.
Lead the community of practice of SHE professionals (manufacturing and non-manufacturing) to ensure sharing of best practice and effective communication to and from Cluster.
Oversee OS/EPR/SHE PAR/SHENet reporting within the cluster for accuracy and timeliness.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
University degree in Science or Engineering
Minimum 3 years’ experience of managing safety, health and environment agenda
Proven track record of analytical thinking, project management and stakeholder management
Advanced degree in Occupational Health & Safety and/or Environment
5-10 years in extended Supply Chain operations
Experience working in manufacturing company
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Pay: The pay range for this position is $110,700 to $166,000. Unilever takes into consideration a wide range of factors that are utilized in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, qualifications and education, and other business and organizational needs.
Bonus: This position is bonus eligible.
Long-Term Incentive (LTI): This position is LTI eligible.
Benefits: Unilever employees are eligible to participate in our benefits plan. Should the employee choose to participate, they can choose from a range of benefits to include, but is not limited to, health insurance (including prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage), retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, as well as access to numerous voluntary benefits. Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.
Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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