United States, Stamford, CT, United States, Bowling Green, KY, United States, St. Louis, MO, United States, West Hazleton, PA, United States, Salt Lake City, UT, Laundry & Home Care

Director, Safety Health Environmental & Quality

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The Director SHE-Q, is responsible for all aspects of Safety Health Environmental, Quality and Sustainability in the assigned business unit and region and drives the excellent in all relevant fields within the region. First point of contact on these topics for internal and external stakeholders. Scope of the role is End-to-End from Suppliers, Contract Manufacturers, Own Productions, Distribution Centers, Customers to Consumers along all stages of the Product Life Cycle. Functional lead for all SHE-Q teams in the different locations.                                                                   

  • Leads and champions Safety, Health, Environmental (SHE), Quality (Q) and Sustainability culture by identifying, managing and mitigating SHE-Q related risks and opportunities, both internal and external
  • Develop and deploy Behavior Based Safety model and drives continuous improvement through audit, assessment, reporting and consulting
  • Develops and trains the organization on the SHE-Q knowledge base (standards, procedures, improvement programs) to support excellence, deploys and measures effectiveness, owning the Regional IMS program and following up on action closure
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable international & local Henkel norms and legal requirements, including customer audits, ISO certifications 9.001, 14.001, 45.001, 50.001 and overall audit programs
  • Leverages environmental best practice and manages all related regulatory and compliance issues
  • Identifies mission critical SHE-Q investments, supports in receiving all necessary approvals and during project implementation
  • Ensures independence and governance in SHE-Q related decision making
  • Responsible for further developing, implementing and improving End to End (E2E) Quality program with all relevant stakeholders in assigned region
  • Supports in the anticipation, development, deployment, and execution of global and regional SHE-Q strategy and programs
  • Drives continuous improvement by identifying and implementing new concepts in the area of SHE-Q in the region and in exchange with Global team and other regions
  • Steers best practices for the implementation of the Sustainability Roadmap, especially our net zero ambition e.g. to increase energy efficiency, reduce waste generation and water usage
  • Drives digitalization in area of responsibility together with global teams
  • Expected travel is 40-60%. Key Henkel locations include Bowling Green, KY, Salt Lake City, UT, West Hazleton, PA, Saint Louis, MO, Concord, Ontario.

Position is open to a Remote work location in the United States.



  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • 10+ years professional experience is required
  • Working knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) concepts, practices and procedures in areas such as root cause investigation, OSHA standards and compliance, SHE Management systems, sustainability, environmental impact assessment, behavioral based safety, risk assessment, HAZOP
  • Working knowledge of Quality core tools (i.e. APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA)
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement through use of applicable tools and theories such as process mapping, six sigma, DMAIC, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Safety / Quality certifications preferred

The salary for this role is $180,000.00 - $227,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22039854
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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