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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

EHS Specialist

Environment, Health &Safety (EH&S) is of strategic importance to our business with a mindset focused on continuous improvement and the pursuit of safety excellence. We have built more global and re-gional capabilities to support these aspirations. 
Reporting to the South Hackensack EHS manager, we are looking for a knowledgeable Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Specialist with a strong background in Environmental to join our East Hanover, NJ manufacturing facility. As our EH&S Specialist, you will develop, implement, and maintain EH&S programs following all regulatory compliance requirements in our North American Fragrance Sites. 


  • Promote Excellence: Provide program implementation assistance with setting and executing safety standards. Coordinate and maintain environmental regulatory permits and programs including inspec-tions and submittals for air, water and waste. Help build sustainability projects (tracking and reporting), and with EH&S training. Manage risk and promote culture change to reduce the probability of EH&S incidents. 
  • Manage Data Integrity: Coordinate data management requirements for environmental reporting, annual EH&S reports, performance measurements, regulatory compliance assessment and audit pro-gram follow-up. Maintain and coordinate Process Safety Management (PSM) policies. 
  • Mentor and Collaborate: Support all Site EH&S training for our employees and contractors. Deploy behavior-based safety programs. Promote safety awareness and improve the safety of the site by guiding issues identified to closure. EH&S expert for the site and member of the Emergency Response Team. Coordinate risk assessments and provide solutions to minimize risks. 

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 learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us - and impact your world. 



  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Excel
  • The ability to lead through influence is critical for success in this role
  • Strong attention to details, accuracy of work and timelines required
  • Strong organizational skills to handle multiple priorities
  • Exercise independent judgment with proven ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent customer service orientation with flexibility and adaptability to work as a member of the team and respond quickly to changes as required by the business
  • Strong communication skills required to communicate to multiple user groups from site ownership to technician level


Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life/Physical Science, Environmental Engineering, Safety, or Industrial Hygiene, chem-istry, EHS or other related field is required.
  • 3 year experience developing EHS programs in a manufacturing, chemical or consumer products manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of NJDEP regulations and environmental permitting/reporting 
  • CHMM and/or ASP/CSP preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workers’ compensation claims management from a site perspective
  • Familiarity with HSE codes, regulations, laws, and consensus standards required
  • Experience in more complex software programs and experience utilizing HRIS, SAP or related systems preferred
  • Designation as or ability to obtain a Certified Safety Specialist (CSP). Givaudan will encourage and support the pursuit of the CSP designation.
  • Experience interpreting the intent of regulations and recommending practical solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of federal, state and local OSHA regulations


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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