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Health, Safety & Environment Manager

Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Press Operations Appleton department, we are looking for:

Health, Safety & Environment Manager  
Appleton, WI


Summary – The Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Manager is to provide HSE support to site leadership/OU’s within our Appleton Fabrics and Neenah Rolls facilities. The HSE Manager consults with the NA HSE team, Operations Management, and Field Operations to formulate safety policies, programs, procedures, and instills a proper employee attitude and culture regarding HSE issues. HSE auditing program for the detection and elimination of existing or potential incident/health hazards.


Responsibilities –


  • Drive a Culture of HSE throughout the region to reduce incidents.
  • Actively work with management in the region on all HSE issues.
  • Identify and implement strategies to improve HSE procedures and policies.
  • Facilitate regulatory visits by internal and external entities, as required.
  • Manage emergency response incidents.
  • Act as a mentor, coach, trainer, and subject matter expert to support management teams.
  • Support corporate HSE activities.
  • Manage Workers’ Compensation Claims and Return to Work programs.
  • Active participation in HSE committees within the supported locations.
  • Participation in relevant training measures in order to keep up to date on skills and expertise
  • Inform and consult on matters of planning, execution and maintenance of equipment; purchasing technical equipment; training on health and safety procedures; designing workplaces / workstations, working processes as well as emergency precautions
  • Ability to work independently and capable of forming strong working relationships/partnerships with Site Leadership teams, clients and hourly work force
  • A thorough knowledge of applicable government regulations, safety compliance, and industrial hygiene.
  • Business acumen, strong analytical skills, strategic thinking abilities, and an understanding of organizational behavior.


Qualifications –


  • B.S. in Health & Safety or equivalent of education, professional certifications and experience. Health and Safety Engineering degree preferred.
  • Strong computer, written, oral interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent safety and health track record in programs and processes.
  • Prior labor relations experience is a plus.
  • 3-5 - Years of progressive relevant HSE experience.
  • Communication skills and the ability to influence others.
  • The ability to work as a member of a team.


Physical Demands -

*This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh