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EHS Site Lead (m/w)

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:26:41 PM
  • 2790451
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Germany ; Salzbergen

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The GP&S EHS Site Lead will demonstrate leadership in communicating business EHS goals, programs, processes on GP&S projects. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term project goals. In that function you will report solid line into the GP&S EHS Coordinator for the region you are working in.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Run own projects in EMEA as EHS Site lead
  • Create and run training sessions for new site personnel
  • Create and grow safety culture at assigned project
  • Implement / modify EHS programs and procedures to ensure company compliance and customer expectations
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Work with consultants and contractors on related EHS issues
  • Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems
  • Conduct and ensure effective EHS education programs are in place
  • Provide and determine alternatives for issue resolution
  • Develop and work with site teams focused on EHS program development, implementation and improvement
  • Measure progress toward successfully meeting corporate expectations
  • Manage function-related costs across site
  • Participate in EHS issue resolution
  • The EHS Site Lead will work 100% on projects in EMEA (mainly Germany)
  • Travel up to 100%


    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, IHK/HWK ("Meister/ Techniker")
    • Proven experience with exposure to several EHS areas in the field environment
    • Medical fitness and Basic Safety Trainings (GWO) for work at height
    • Willingness and flexibility to travel up to 100%
    • Fluency in English and German, excellent oral and written communication, presentation, training, and negotiation skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Have a high energy level and the ability to energize others
    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a diverse team
    • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside GE (regulatory agencies)

      Desired Characteristics:
      7 ASiG or equal international qualification (NEBOSH) needed
    • SIGEKO if possible (German certificate)

      Locations: Germany ; Salzbergen

      GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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