Perennially, Mars has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work. Our associates make this happen and we believe that they are our best asset, therefore protecting their safety and the communities in which we operate are paramount. As such, at Mars, Safety and Environmental Stewardship are primary business values of which the company prides itself. Through development of an overall Safety, Security and Environmental Management System Mars has driven this value into the organization. The site Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Specialist plays an essential role in this Management System through hands on execution of the Global / Regional HSE Standards, driving a winning HSE culture and driving associate involvement.
The Site HSE Specialist reports to Site HSE Manager and is responsible for the development, management and execution of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security responsibilities within the confines of the site. This critical role understands the interworking relationship between HSE and productivity, profits, associate engagement and retention. This role will primarily focus on Environmental initiatives, but depending upon the needs of the site, this role could also focus on Safety and Security initiatives.
Incumbent is the site execution leader of HSE activities within their operating site. The site HSE Specialist works with the Site HSE manager and collaborates with other site representatives to ensure the overall corporate HSE strategy is refined for the site and executed minimizing the Company’s general liability and exposure to environmental and safety compliance risks.
This position is not only accountable for ensuring compliance with national and local HSE laws, regulations and Corporate HSE Standards, but for driving the Mars HSE Culture at the site. This position is responsible for translating and executing the site’s overall HSE strategy (as set by the site HSE Manager and Corporate HSE Team), executing and improving on site policies and procedures which are consistent with the Company’s vision, mission and values, driving the HSE Culture of the site, collaborating and supporting on non-HSE site critical issues, and championing external efforts to ensure safety and environmental stewardship in the communities in which Mars operates.
Principal Accountabilities – Core:
Principal Accountabilities – Support:
Operating Environment and Guidance:
The two fundamental policies which guide the Site HSE Specialist include the Mars Global HSE Management System and the Global Asset Conservation Manual. These documents outline the corporation’s commitment to responsible management of Safety, Environmental/Sustainability, and Security and Asset Conservation Risk issues. The site HSE Specialist is expected to solve a range of defined and/or complex problems and analyzes solutions using defined and standard procedures. It is expected that this role can self-manage with a moderate level of guidance and direction. The discipline of HSE management is governed by a diverse set of standards and requirements (this includes corporate, industry/consensus and legislative). This position requires the incumbent to effectively prioritize and communicate these matters to all levels of the organization, across a diverse set of site based teams. Requires knowledge of other job families and how these relate to current role. Further, understanding of key business drivers and its relation to the role is equally important.
The position requires that the incumbent fully understand and participate in the execution of:
This position requires the incumbent to set the framework for the analysis and effective communication of solutions of problems from both a quantitative and qualitative standpoint. This includes the use of a personal computer.