EHS Specialist Environment

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The EHS Specialist Environment is a subject matter authority that complies with environmental, health and safety regulations. In this role, you will lead, a low-to-medium complex facility, or help lead, a high complex facility, the implementation, execution and maintenance of the environmental and energy management systems. You will be responsible for in-depth understanding and application of safe, compliant operational practices and demonstrate compliance with company policy, work processes, programs and standards.

Key Accountabilities as EHS Specialist Environment

  • Support the plant manager in facilitating the community and governmental interaction and the external reputation.
  • Set up and maintain the environmental and energy management system in line with the legal and corporate requirements.
  • Partner with regional domain and country environmental, health and safety to support the management of site impact assessments, operating permits and construction permits.
  • Support suitable training content and delivery mode, in line with global and regional requirements, conduct gap assessment to identify training needs, adjusting curriculum to reflect site-specific needs and deliver training.
  • Partner with the key site or project leaders to integrate and operationalize environmental, health and safety programs and drive the culture of safety, compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Understand, localize and integrate the company and legally required work processes, programs, and controls into site-level operating procedures, tools, and work instructions to standardize front line processes and monitor, analyze and adjust for improved performance.
  • Ensure strong alignment of goals, metrics, and targets with plant vision and targets and govern site performance targets together with plant and site leadership team and consult on planning, issue and incident response and operational environment, health and safety, and process safety compliance.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Fluent in Dutch
  • According to the Belgium requirements willing to become “Milieu Coordinator A” within 2 years after employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources
  • Good knowledge of the European (preferred Flemish) environmental legislation
  • Knowledge of process industry practices in setting up and maintaining an environmental management system
  • The ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts and local authorities

Cargill’s Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast-paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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