Asia Safety System ManaRegional EHS&S manager, APACger

A company specializing in Manufacturing and Operations is looking for a Regional EHS&S manager.

Your new company

My client is a multinational corporation produce specialty chemicals, with more than 6-7 countries in Asia and 3+ plants in China, Japan and South Asia. It is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets.

Your new role

Develop and implement Environmental, Health, Safety and Security policies, procedures and programs across assigned region while driving continuous improvement in safety, environmental and chemical security compliance and performance. Lead multi-functional EHS teams across the region and communicate performance and improvement objectives to EHS, Supply Chain, and Commercial leadership.

Your major responsibility

  • Lead regional EHS Teams and provide guidance to Commercial, Supply Chain, Technology and Office Teams regarding EHS&S regulatory requirements along with internal policies procedures and programs while driving lower injury and EHS incident rates across the organization.
  • Provide business critical EHS support to the Commercial organization, including EHS&S support for customer requests, approval systems, and safe operation at customer sites.
  • Implement and track critical leading and lagging EHS&S metrics to identify and control EHS&S risk, implement and improve safe work practices, procedures and EHS&S risk controls, and continuously improve EHS&S performance for Commercial, Supply Chain, Technology and Office Teams.
  • Influence Supply Chain and Commercial leadership to engage in Safety improvement, drive correct behaviors throughout their organization and achieve EHS focused goals and objectives.
  • Lead and develop a team of regional field safety coordinators, plant safety professionals, managers, direct reports and global indirect team members, creating an invaluable EHS support service.
  • Support corporate governance of EHS&S, and particularly PSM program, to ensure continuous improvement for controlling EHS&S risk, meeting regulatory obligations, and ensuring that corrective actions are effective to prevent recurrence.
  • Oversee and maintain ISO 45001 and Responsible Care programs regionally to drive continuous improvement of EHS&S across the organization on a global basis and assure ongoing achievement of certification requirements.
  • Support company M&A and integration activities for all EHS&S requirements. Develop, implement, and track risks / opportunities & resolution plans.

What you need to succeed

  • Relevant BS or advanced degree in safety/environmental/engineering or related field required.
  • 10+ years of EHS&S experience with roles of increasing management responsibilities in chemical and multi-site environments. Strong working knowledge of safety, environmental, and international standards.
  • Formal safety certification or license required where applicable. Certified Safety Professional or equivalent preferred but not required.
  • Interaction - Ability to effectively interact with different cultures and levels of the organization, time flexibility, time management, ability to resist to stressful situations.
  • Must be able to communicate written and verbal in a clear, concise and professional manner in local languages and English.
  • Must have extensive knowledge and skills with current and developing EHS&S regulations for all countries in the region.

Please email your CV to with Title: Position + Name + Salary


Job Type
Manufacturing & Production

Talk to a consultant

Talk to SunnyHF Wang, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Shanghai
Unit 1205-1212, HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui, 288 Shimen Road (No.1)

Telephone: 02123229798

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