Head of global Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)

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Date: Jul 20, 2024

Location: Alken, BE, 3570 Viadanica, IT, 24060 Cleebronn, DE, 74389 Pregnana Milanese, IT, 20010 Altdorf, CH, 6460 Montegaldella, IT, 36047 Schattdorf, CH, 6467 Novy Bydzov, CZ, 50401 Karlsbad-Ittersbach, DE, 76307 Riga, LV, LV-1050

Company: Datwyler

In billions of syringes and in every second car worldwide, Datwyler components make an important contribution to the safety of patients and drivers. The high-tech company focuses on high-quality, system-critical elastomer components and holds leading positions in attractive global markets such as healthcare, mobility, connectivity, general industry and food & beverage. With over 25 production sites on four continents, sales in more than 100 countries and over 8,000 employees, the company, headquartered in Switzerland, generates annual sales of more than CHF 1,000 million.

Our employees are the heart of Datwyler - we treat each other with respect, trust and appreciation. We have strong roots and values that have been well established in our 100-year corporate history. Become part of our great team as a...


Head of global Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)

The Head of global Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive EHS strategies and programs to ensure the safety, health, and environmental well-being of the organization. This role involves leading global initiatives, ensuring regulatory compliance, and fostering a culture of safety and sustainability. The successful candidate will work closely with the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) and other senior leaders to integrate EHS into the company's strategic objectives.


Your Responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and drive global EHS strategies that align with our sustainability and business goals.
  • Team Collaboration: Lead the EHS function, working closely with site teams to ensure cohesive and effective implementation.
  • Corporate Integration: Collaborate with the CSO and senior leadership to embed EHS into our corporate strategy.
  • Policy Implementation: Design and enforce EHS policies and programs that meet regulatory standards and industry best practices.
  • Continuous Improvement: Utilize performance data and emerging trends to continuously enhance our EHS programs.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Lead initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint through innovative waste management, pollution control, and resource conservation.
  • Safety Excellence: Develop comprehensive health and safety programs, conduct risk assessments, and implement preventive measures.
  • Incident Management: Oversee incident reporting, investigations, and corrective actions to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Performance Reporting: Prepare and present EHS performance reports to senior leadership, highlighting achievements and areas for improvement.
  • Training and Awareness: Deliver impactful EHS training programs, fostering a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build strong relationships with regulatory bodies, community organizations, and internal teams, representing our company in EHS discussions.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate EHS goals and initiatives to both internal and external audiences.


Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in EHS management, with a proven track record in a leadership role.
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing global EHS systems, strategies and programs.
  • Strong background in regulatory compliance and risk management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a global, cross-functional environment.
  • Proficiency in EHS management systems and tools.
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive approach.
  • Passionate about health, safety, and environmental sustainability.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • High level of adaptability and resilience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Regular international travel may be required.


Why join us?

  • Work in a dynamic global environment with opportunities for professional growth
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of experts
  • Contribute to impactful global projects and initiatives


Elevate your career and make a real difference as the Head of Global EHS at Datwyler. Apply now to lead our mission for a safer and more sustainable future!



Be yourself at Datwyler

We are convinced that people make the difference. At Datwyler, you will experience diversity and a wide range of career opportunities that only an international company can provide. Together, we are increasing our agility, accelerating digitalization and fostering sustainability. For motivated and talented employees, we offer interesting development opportunities with training and assignments in a global environment. With us, you can contribute with all of your creativity and all your ideas.


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