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Japan/Korea EHS Leader

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:10:06 AM
  • 2802650
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Law & Policy
Location(s): Japan ; Minato

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:
EHS leader will be responsible for EHS performance across Japan/Korea, people development and business integration activities. . It will drive operational leadership and coaching across all businesses and master regional customer requirements, third-party certification req., & GE’s internal EHS programs.

Essential Responsibilities:
Delivers in-depth knowledge of EHS risks presented by all of GE’s regional operations;
Delivers in-depth knowledge of EHS regulatory requirements where GE operates within the region;
Ensures environmental compliance and drives reduction of environmental risk through mastery of water and air treatment systems, waste management techniques, process safety, and emergency response;
Provides operational assistance after any major EHS events in the region including incident investigation and corrective action implementation;
Leads, coaches, mentors operations within a set of assigned countries, across all businesses;
Leverage shared-service functional team that provides regional EHS support;
Works with EHS training team to ensure appropriate technical and regulatory competency for EHS professionals and other operational employees;
Maintains relationships with regional EHS regulatory bodies;
Represents GE in regional external forums;
Coordinates regional best practice sharing.

Bachelor’s Degree in an EHS-related discipline or with extended studies in an EHS-related discipline, from an accredited college or university;
8+ years overseeing the execution of EHS programs; Ability to travel 35% of the time

Desired Characteristics:
Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline;
Extensive experience with one or more GE businesses within the region.
Relationships across GE subsidiaries and businesses;
Extensive experience with regional EHS regulatory obligations.
Strong ability to mentor and coach a new & diverse team;
Strong understanding of legal requirements associated with EHS issues;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to manage/coordinate broad spectrum of initiatives simultaneously;
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Deliver in matrixed organization

Locations: Japan ; Minato

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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