Health and Safety Chief
Ecuador, Quito Plant
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
Purpose of the Position
The local H&S Chief is responsible to support and advise site management and his/ her delegates on all matters related to Health and Safety at a location. The aim is to continually improve the Health and Safety of everyone working on or visiting the site as well as ensuring compliance with law, is furthermore responsible for ensuring the local implementation of group H&S policies, procedures, initiatives and programs. The local H&S Chief shall be fully integrated in the site leadership team to ensure a seamless and direct communication between those responsible and those accountable for Health and Safety at site level
The local H&S Chief is responsible to support and advise site management and his/ her delegates on all matters related to Health and Safety at a location. The aim is to continually improve the Health and Safety of everyone working on or visiting the site as well as ensuring compliance with law, is furthermore responsible for ensuring the local implementation of group H&S policies, procedures, initiatives and programs.
Ensure health and safety risks on-site are identified. Define site H&S objectives and programs in accordance guidelines.
Support H&S incident investigations (incl. Near Misses) to determine and define action plans.
Develop local H&S procedures based on group policies and procedures.
Organize and conduct H&S training for on-site staff.
Ensures all H&S related licenses, notification, reporting requirements are met and related documents are maintained.
Maintain active communication with external and internal entities.Manages on-site medical staff/ cooperates with external staff on analysis of problems and medical surveillance planning concerning accidents, work environment and ergonomics.
Define and manage local OPEX and CAPEX for Health services and H&S department.
Contribute to development of and ensure the implementation of local Strategic Plans (PS3) in full alignment with regional and group Strategic Plan. Counsel and support local management in all H&S matters.
Who we are looking for:
Academic Studies: Engineering Industrial Safety
Language: English - Upper Intermediate
Work experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in H&S and/or as an H&S manager.
Experience in similar companies, positions or other internal positions.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.
* Driver for results
* People Management - Leadership
* Organization and Planning
* NEBOSH IGC is a plus
* Ability to deliver training modules to all levels of the organisation
* Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong influencing and negotiation skills.
* Hands-on approach, highly motivated and resilient.