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Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its business through three business units, food and beverage, health and nutrition and personal care. The company operates 16 production locations around the world and employs around 1,700 people. Naturex became part of Givaudan in 2018. 

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com

Health and Safety (EHS) Manager

As EHS Manager you will guide and help manage all Environmental, Health and Safety functions for a site in compliance with Givaudan EHS policies and with all applicable EHS regulations. You will manage the risk and drive cultural change to reduce the probability of EHS incidents.


Furthermore you will improve the EHS organisation to achieve added value to the organisation and promote the EHS culture across the organisation. This role is based in Bischofszell and you will report directly to the Site Operations Manager.


You will:

  • Deploy EHS vision aligned with company strategy for the site taking into account both the OPS/EHS Global Strategy/plans and the local legislation
  • Manage compliance with all EHS Regulations
  • Manage all Site EHS trainings for all employees and contractors
  • Deploy behaviour-based safety programmes
  • Ensure safety and Health programmes are strictly implemented
  • Ensure emergency planning is effective
  • Track site safety behavioural audits and incidents, analyse trends on audits, incidents and near miss reports and report same to management team
  • Lead the safety committee to promote safety awareness and improve the safety of the site by increasing issues identified to closure
  • Manage all hazardous and non-hazardous waste activities
  • Maintain good relationships with relevant external partners (authorities/communities/network)
  • Be the primary contact for Federal, State, and local EHS regulatory agencies
  • Be the main contact with other department: Regulatory, IT, regional Management Team


You have:

  • Master degree in chemistry, Engineering, EHS or other related field
  • 5 or more years experience in the industry and experience in an EHS plant
  • Appropriate country EHS qualification/certifications
  • Business fluent in English and German
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Control
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis
  • Expert in Process Safety Management
  • Experience in Audit, H+S Management and Emergency Management


Our benefits:

  • Lifelong learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Company shop

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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