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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

EHS Manager - Flavors Manufacturing

Your Future Position?

With a heritage that stretches back over 250 years, Givaudan has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. Creativity is at the heart of our operations, and the power to surprise is brought about by having a renowned collection of expert, passionate flavorists and perfumers under one roof.


Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) is of strategic importance to our business. With a mindset focused on continuous improvement and the relentless pursuit of safety excellence, we have built more global and regional capabilities to support these aspirations.  Reporting to the site director and supported by our regional team, you will manage at our Carol Stream Illinois manufacturing facility.


  • Bring your Passion: Manage and optimize the EH&S organization to provide added value to us. Manage risk and drive culture change to reduce the probability of EH&S incidents. Advise site management on all EH&S aspects. Manage compliance with all EH&S Regulations. Deploy EH&S vision aligned with company strategy for the site taking into account both the OPS/EH&S Global Strategy/programs and the local legislation.


  • Mentor and Collaborate with others: Responsible for all Site EH&S training for our employees and contractors. Deploy behavior-based safety programs. Facilitate Employee Safety Committee to promote safety awareness and improve the safety of the site by driving issues identified to closure. Chairs Crisis Planning Team and Community Advisory Panel to maintain good relationships with relevant external stakeholders (authorities /communities/network). Primary contact for Federal, State, and local EH&S regulatory agencies.


  • Drive Efficiencies and Operational Excellence: Ensure safety and health programs are strictly implemented. Ensure emergency planning. Responsible for completing and submitting regulatory reports. Ensure KPI reporting is complete and initiate actions to guide towards the agreed targets.Track site safety behavioral audits and incidents, analyze trends on audits, incidents and near miss reports and report same to management team. Manage all hazardous and non-hazardous waste activities. Manage all documentation required.



Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a team as passionate as you are? Then join us - and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in EH&S, Engineering or Management is required; a Master degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing EH&S Programs in a manufacturing setting. Experience must include air, hazardous waste, wastewater, EPCRA and OSHA compliance programs and participation in Emergency Response Teams
  • Demonstrated people management/influencing skills
  • Preferred lean manufacturing experience, Six Sigma, continuous improvement processes/methodologies
  • English/Spanish bilingual a plus


Comprehensive medical and high matching 401k plan

Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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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