Head of EHSS & Risk Mgmt

Posted 12 Jan 2023

Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung - Taiwan

Req Id 259494



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Your role:

The Head of EHSS & Risk mgmt will be accountable for overall onsite safety, as well as regulatory environmental, site security and health compliance. The operational risk of activities on site, including manufacturing, logistics and utilities mgmt are in the scope. The head of EHSS & Risk mgmt should oversee these activities to ensure compliance and develop emergency response plans to alleviate potential damage to our business.


Main responsibilities:

The head is responsible for all environmental activities to:
•    Oversee environmental related activities, including waste mgmt and reporting to ensure compliance to local regulations and global guidance. 
•    Ensure global sustainability initiatives be introduced and realized  

The head is responsible for all health relevant activities to:
•    lead health promotion programs to ensure a healthy working environment for employees
•    manage health inspection program according to labor law and occupational safety and health act requirements 
The head is responsible for all safety activities to:
•    ensure employees & contractors be well trained to enhance safety awareness and prioritize safety in their own behavior and further extend to their colleagues
•    follow local regulation and global guidance to implement safety measures and audit accordingly to ensure compliance 
The head is responsible for all site security activities to:
•    define and execute security mgmt measures according to local regulation and Merck guidance to cover employees and extend to visitors, contractors, and other stakeholders
•    maintain security mgmt system to ensure its functionality and records systematically
Risk Mgmt
The head is responsible for all Risk mgmt activities to:
•    oversee risks potentials to the site, including operational risks, natural disaster, and social environment ones and develop mitigation plans to lower down the likelihood to happen and its impact level once it happens
•    develop recovery plan in relation to identified risks 

Who you are:


Bachelor’s degree or above in EHS related disciplines preferred, but not limited. Engineering or other scientific disciplines can be considered as well. 

Working Experience: 
Requires proven professional experience (minimum of 10-15 years as a guide) including substantial people management experience in diverse roles – minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing plant management function 

Technical & Professional Knowledge: 
•   Prefer candidates from chemical manufacturing background, and especially knowledge of dangerous goods operation and logistics mgmt
•    Must have adequate knowledge of business management principles such as budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, and human     

•    Strong leadership characteristics. Ability to attract, motivate and retain talent. Demonstrated the ability to deliver strong team building, 

      fostering decision-making empowerment, and people management skills
•    High energy, creative, passionate, and self-motivated, someone who has a strong desire to succeed.

•    Communicates openly and transparently, not afraid of delivering bad news or ensuring operational discipline is maintained. Challenges both 

     self and others via clear objectives, frequent feedback, and appropriate actions. 
•   Ability to work effectively across the matrix organization. 
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong leadership messaging, in both native language and business English.   






Equal Employment Opportunities

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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