Environment, Safety, Security and Health (ESH) Manager

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ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. Our Sun Prairie, WI location is seeking a Environment, Safety, Security and Health (ESH) Manager to join our team.

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▪ manage and coordinate all ESH activities for the plant
▪ align and transform corporate and divisional ESH strategy into action plans and ensure implementation
▪ contribute to strategic and operative planning of the plant/operations unit (e.g. with respect to investments, capacity and headcount planning)
▪ ensure the achievement of ESH targets according to internal and external customer expectations
▪ initiate and implement continuous improvement activities by applying CBS methods and training measures
▪ live and promote the ESH principles and methods (e.g. advise Plant Management on al ESH aspects)
▪ initiate and control investments for ESH equipment (e.g. training materials, external trainings, etc.)
▪ interface to segment, BU or division functions in order to gather local ESH requirements and demands and other feedback
▪ participate in and/or steer global or local ESH related and cross-functional projects
▪ conduct employee dialogues, personnel development and coaching
▪ represent plant at negotiations with responsible authorities concerning ESH issues
▪ manage fire brigade (where applicable) as well as plan and implement fire prevention measures according to standards
▪ plan and implement occupational safety (e.g. safety briefings, legal obligations, hazardous substances management) according to standards
▪ plan and implement plant security (e.g. external security service) and information security according to standards
▪ plan and implement environmental protection (e.g. legal obligations regarding hazardous substances management, waste management, emissions and risk control and management, etc.) according to standards
▪ plan and implement medical services (e.g. plant medical officer, workplace ergonomics, industrial hygiene management, etc.) as well as occupational health management according to standards
▪ support energy management (e.g. contribute to plant energy reduction roadmap, initiate energy reduction projects, report eKPIs, etc.) according to standards in close alignment with FM function
▪ coordinate safety inspection procedures for new plant installations prior to their start-up
▪ plan and conduct environmental and safety audits and compliance measures according to standards (i.e. CT management system, SH Corporate)
▪ implement external (e.g. ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001) and internal (e.g. ESH management manual, tools, KPIs) ESH standards and legal requirements and provide feedback and input for further development of standards.



  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Basic Qualifications

▪ Bachelors Degree
▪ Functional knowledge of occupational safety and environmental protection
▪ 5 or more years of professional experience in various ESH functions
▪ cross-functional experience e.g. in engineering, quality, purchasing or CBS preferred
▪ 3 or more years of experience in industrial production processes 

▪ 3 or more years in a leadership position, preferably in operational units with functional and disciplinary responsibility for other individuals

▪ Experience in working with international teams on ESH topics and understanding of foreign cultures

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifcation
▪ Proficient multiple languages

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Our offer

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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About us

The ContiTech division develops, manufactures and markets products, systems and intelligent components made of rubber, plastic, metal and fabric. They are used in machine and plant engineering, mining, agriculture, the automotive industry and other important sectors of the future.

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