Manager, Environment, Health and Safety


Job Ref: #150

Cleantech, EV & EV Charging, Others


We are looking for an EHS Manager to join the Envision AESC France team to lead the battery plant operation and develop a new world-class and innovative mass manufacturing Gigafactory. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting, large-scale industrial developments in many years, where new and emerging technologies will be adopted in support of the rapidly growing electric vehicle marketplace.


The Manager, Environment, Health & Safety Provides environmental, safety, and health support to production and corporate personnel. The Manager develops corporate environmental, safety, and health programs and objectives and coordinates safety training programs. Monitors environmental, safety, and health regulations and provides technical support to plant and administrative staff to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines. In addition, develops, implements, and maintains ISO14001 facility certification.



  • Provide technical environmental, safety, and health support and information to production and corporate personnel
  • Prepares and updates written environmental, safety, and health programs and policies
  • Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs
  • Develops annual company environmental, safety, and health KPI targets
  • Participates in new product/process reviews, including hazard analyses, operator training, etc.
  • Supports corporate/plant engineering to implement engineering controls to minimize environmental, safety, and occupational health hazards
  • Supports plant personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Maintains corporate environmental and safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals)
  • Promotes environmental, safety, and health awareness through internal company communications and specific training programs
  • Serves as a member of the environmental, health and safety steering committee
  • Oversees facility compliance with all applicable European, regional, and local environmental regulations. The environmental regulations pertain to, but are not limited to, the following aspects: solid waste, hazardous waste, petroleum storage, material releases, storm water, air releases, wastewater, community right-to-know, any site-specific regulations from local ordinances, etc
  • Reviews process-operating procedures/records and provides input for environmental, safety, and health considerations
  • Conduct safety sign off for newly installed equipment
  • Understands federal and state environmental, occupational safety, and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur

Background and requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a safety science, engineering, or industrial engineering discipline
  • A minimum of five years of experience supporting health, safety, and environmental operations in a manufacturing/production environment. Knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations a plus.
  • CSP/CIH/CHMM certification preferred
  • HAZWOPER 24 hour certified
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified; Trainer certification preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of French and European safety standards. A working knowledge of ergonomic standards and evaluation tools; working knowledge of the company manufacturing processes
  • Fluent in French and English
  • In addition, familiar with:
  • Title V Air Permit – compliance/conditions (e.g., CFC inventory logs, RICE MACT generator data logs, chemical tracking)
  • RCRA – compliance with hazardous waste regulations pertaining to Large Quantity Generators (LQGs) and management of hazardous waste tank systems
  • EPCRA – compliance with reporting requirements for industrial facilities (e.g., Tier 2 Report, Toxic Release Inventory Reports)
  • ISO 14001 – Familiar with the ISO Environmental Management System conformance requirements
  • ISO 50001 – Familiar with ISO Energy Management System conformance requirements to conserve resources and tackle climate change.


  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Adaptability
  • Negotiation
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a multi-cultural organization

Envision AESC is the world’s leading battery technology company and lithium-ion battery manufacturer with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and China. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of France’s highest-profile manufacturing plants as Envision AESC is building a new battery manufacturing plant in Douai, Hauts-de-France to support its business growth in Europe.

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Iftab Hussain

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Senior Headhunter

+44 1908 929 929

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