Publication date: 11 Dec 2017

Manufacturing EHS Manager - EMEA Papers

International Paper Polska


Category: Analytics & Reporting

Level of English: C1-C2

Ref. no.: 620305

Position level: Manager

International Paper’s Global Business Services Center in Kraków (IPGBSC) is an established and expanding entity, delivering a variety of advanced, value-added services within the world’s most respected packaging and paper company. We co-operate with International Paper offices and manufacturing sites all over the world - North and Latin America, the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia) and Asia. International Paper GBSC is a great place to work and grow for employees educated and specialized in various fields. Discover our infinite possibilities! International Paper GBSC is currently seeking exceptional candidates to join the team as:

Manufacturing EHS Manager - EMEA Papers
Location – one of our manufacturing locations - Madrid (Spain) / Saillat (France) / Kwidzyn (Poland) / Svetogorsk (Russia)


As a Manufacturing Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager you will work with the business leadership teams, the mill lead teams and EHS staff. You will report directly to the manufacturing vice president, and functionally to the vice president, EHS.  You will also sit on the Global EHS Lead Team and People Council and have functional reporting responsibility for the Mill EHS Managers and staff. 

We Offer

You will work in a multinational environment constantly bringing value to International Paper locations across EMEA region. You will have an opportunity to learn and broaden your skills as well as getting deeper understanding of variety areas of International Paper business.

We are providing competitive compensation and attractive benefits including company car.

You will

  • Ensure the perspective of the businesses is incorporated into the development of enterprise EHS goals and initiatives, including EHS talent management
  • Drive the implementation of effective EHS management systems
  • Assure identification and resolution of critical risk items
  • Monitor and support progress against enterprise initiatives to improve environmental health and safety performance
  • In addition to the highest ethical standards, you must also embody IP’s commitment in five key areas:
  • An injury free workplace.
  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Continuous improvement for a sustainable future.
  • Talent development of EHS personnel.
  • A caring culture that fully demonstrates Safety Leadership training.

You have

  • B.S. in engineering or science and functional expertise in one or more EHS disciplines. Formal and/or experiential knowledge of business and management fundamentals is required.
  • >10 years of experience, preferred in highly regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated record of success managing multiple projects and initiatives.  Bias for action is critical.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in crisis event management.
  • Outstanding communications and strong, caring leadership skills.
  • The ability to work successfully at all levels of the enterprise, from shop floor through senior management.
  • Commitment to leading diverse and inclusive teams.  You should able to think strategically and to execute and deliver results.  A commitment to personal learning and self-development will be important.
  • Experience in leading people and large project teams.
  • Adaptability, strong collaboration and team building skills
  • Knowledge of global EH&S regulations.
  • Experience applying ME methodologies to EHS processes and improvement initiatives will be an asset.
  • Fluency in English, multi-lingual speaking capability will be an additional asset.


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