Acre has been exclusively retained by Johnson Matthey Plc - a specialist manufacturer of chemicals and sustainable technologies to conduct an executive search for their next Group EHS Director.
This is a high profile, highly influential role within the business. The successful candidate will be engaging at all levels of the organisation - including the Board - to promote and embed cutting edge thinking around the EHS agenda.
Working closely with global business leaders and reporting into one of the Executive Directors; you will help drive and embed world class health, safety, and environmental management performance; promoting a culture of leadership, ownership and employee engagement.
Responsibilities will include:
Leading and championing the EHS vision and agenda at all levels across the organisation globally in-order to drive ownership as well as sustainable, world class ways of working into the business Influencing and empowering business leaders to shape and implement robust plans that drive performance improvements where required Integrating EHS management into standard business and manufacturing processes by partnering and empowering with the divisional and corporate leadership teams Developing consistent safety standards and programmes to benchmark activity and metrics; bringing new initiatives and thinking to the business Developing governance frameworks to ensure that EHS drives the overall continuous improvement programme
The successful candidate should demonstrate a deep experience of delivering performance improvements, cultural change and enhancing management systems in organisations with varying levels of EHS maturity.
The successful candidate will have:
Global experience of successfully influencing and engaging multiple stakeholders across regions to gain buy-in across a range of countries and cultures within a complex matrix organisation Strong working knowledge and experience in an industrial engineering/manufacturing environment Process safety improvement knowledge and track record of implementation (essential) Significant and proven leadership experience with sufficient gravitas and credibility to challenge conventional thinking A strategic approach with expertise in building and embedding world class EHS teams and a robust and consistent safety culture
Employee safety is a key priority for Johnson Matthey - from the Board to the shop floor. This is an exceptional opportunity for an engaging, credible and technically sound senior EHS leader to join one the most innovative manufacturers in the world.
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