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HSE Manager

Date: Jun 18, 2022

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 € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Voith US Inc. Operations Department, is looking for:

HSE Manager  
Appleton, WI

Working at Voith

Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development, team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world.

Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.

Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.


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 to formulate safety policies, programs, procedures, and most importantly, fosters a safety culture.


Responsibilities –

  • Drive a Culture of HSE throughout the plants to improve safety and environmental impacts.
  • Lead environmental and sustainability efforts. These include reduction of waste, energy usage.
  • Actively lead plant teams that address 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 and leadership of 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 and hourly work force
  • A thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations for safety , environmental and industrial hygiene compliance.  Assess and mitigate risks in each of these categories.
  • 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. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh