EH&S Director

Location: Roswell GA Posted Date: June 4, 2019
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Employer Job Id: REQ-02113 Careermine Job Id: 1778848
The Company Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive. We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers' challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
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The Position EH&S Director

Job Summary

  • Leads all Business Area's Health and Safety (H & S) activities to reach Zero accidents

  • Leas all activities aiming at improving Business Area's environmental performance

  • Leads best-in class quality assurance and control practices, in line with Imerys group and industry policies, to enhance customer satisfaction and improved process efficiency


  • Alongside Business Area's industrial VP and Hub Directors, responsible for Environment, Health, Safety practices and results across the Business Area's sites and teams

  • Ensures H&S best-in-class industrial standards are achieved in the framework of Imerys Safety System

  • Leads H&S systems of Business Area's operations and H&S managers on site

  • Promotes a strong Safety culture across the Business Area

  • Ensures industrial and mining operations of the Business Area are run in compliance with local environmental regulations, best-in-class industry practices and Imerys guidelines

  • Prioritizes Environments and H & S programs and corrective action plans implementation

  • In case of any accident/incident, conducts  investigation and root cause analysis and defines in collaboration with the site the corrective action plans

  • Drives the implementation of proactive quality management system and practices across relevant Business Area's functions and sites in line with local regulations and industry requirements

  • Ensures Business Area's quality assurance practices are in line with regulatory/industrial and Imerys group guidelines

  • Collaborates with Hub Operations Directors, Site managers and on-site Quality and EHS Managers to transfer best practices quickly

  • Performs Environment, H&S site gap analysis with Imerys gs guidelines and local regulatory EHS standards

  • shares good practices across Business Groups

  • Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with Regional Industrial,  Operations Directors, Business Segments, Industrial VP, Operations Directors, Imerys Center of Excellence for Industrial /Purchasing


  • LTA/NLTA/Total injury rate

  • Near Misses & Safety Culture evolution (Maturity matrix)

  • Reduction of waste/pollution

  • Customer complaint ration; OTIF, OEE (partly)

  • Reporting to: Business Area's Industrial VP

  • Direct reports: Quality/H&S/Environmental Managers in the Business Area's Center of Excellence


  • Good knowledge of Safety Systems

  • Well versed in local and industrial EHS regulations

  • Ability to positively influence teams in a matrix organization

  • Strong Leadership

  • Continuous Improvement mindset

  • Ability to organize skills development path

  • Commercial awareness to work within commercial constraints/anticipate customers' expectations


  • Bachelor's Degree: Engineering or Equivalent

  • Proficient in English  - written and verbal communication skills

  • > 15 Years experience in Q-EHS system implementation and Q-EHS management

IMERYS... Mineral Solutions to create tomorrow's world.  Imerys is a Paris based Global Leader, who transforms minerals into thousands of high valued specialty mineral products essential for our Customers' Products.

IMERYS offers competitive benefits including: medical/dental insurance, 401K matching, paid vacation etc.

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Position Type Full time

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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.