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EHS Specialist (m/f/d)

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Job ID 193943 Date posted 03/29/2022 Location : Salzgitter, Germany

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 Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Site Manager is reporting to the EHS Country Lead Germany and is part of the Site Management Team. Working in close partnership with the local manufacturing team is critical to ensure that EHS is embedded into daily operating rhythms and helping to further develop our safety-first culture.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implementation and safeguarding of German EHS legislation and the Cargill Corporate requirements for occupational safety and environmental protection.
  • Provide leadership and direction to all employees on all EHS issues.
  • Take responsibility of being the Occupational Safety Specialist (Fachkraft für Arbeitssicherheit) for Cargill GmbH site in Salzgitter.
  • Drive Cargill Corporate EHS initiatives and values.
  • Maintain, grow and promote a healthy and safe work environment for all employees.
  • Ensure compliance with national and local environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Work closely with operations to ensure implementation of effective EHS processes and systems using EHS management framework and scorecard systems.
  • Conduct accident and incident investigations to determine root cause and proactive solutions.
  • Lead EHS compliance assessments and report progress toward achieving business EHS goals and objectives.
  • Maintain and adjust the existing EHS Road Map.
  • Support security related topics like Security & Crisis Management team
  • Support the development of health and safety awareness programs, and facilitate communications with employees.
  • Develop, conduct and coordinate required EHS training. Conduct EHS audits.
  • Maintain EHS management systems.
  • Collaboration with local authorities regarding EHS related topics
  • Drive and own environmental goals


  • Degree in Engineering, Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Science or related discipline.
  • Certificate as Occupational Safety Specialist (Fachkraft für Arbeitssicherheit)
  • Enthusiasm for Behavior Based Management Systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English
  • Significant EHS experience
  • Strong knowledge of EHS management systems, EHS standards and EHS & Safety regulations
  • Positive influencing skills in a team environment of a dispersed management and workforce.

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

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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