Messer North America, Inc.

  • HSE Multi-Site Leader II

    Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    HSE Multi-Site Leader II

    We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name.


    Formed in 2019 after our business was acquired from Linde AG by Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners, we draw on a rich heritage of industrial gases expertise to meet customer needs. We know the industries we serve inside and out – and we know our customers depend on us for more than just safe and reliable supply.


    Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled.



    Messer North America is currently seeking an HSE Multi-Site Leader II to join the Health, Safety, and Environment team in the Northeast Region. Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to the Northeast.


    • Provide local HSE support to assist the operation or business with developing, implementing and sustaining local HSE plans, processes, programs and standards

    • Connected with the business, identifies HSE process gaps and is part of the solution

    • Monitor and assist sites and functions with maintaining Conduct and assist the business with qualitative HSE Risk Assessments

    • Conduct and assist with the development of HSE training, such as HSE Management System, Hazard ID and Risk Assessment, Permit to Work, Lockout/Tagout, Incident Investigation and Analysis, LeadSafe, Act Safe, Auditor Training, New Manager, Ergonomics, Environmental Compliance, HSE Systems, etc. to support compliance and HSE operational needs

    • Participate in the HSE planning of Turnarounds & Extended Outages and provide on-site HSE support during outages

    • Provide HSE support, training and risk assessment for growth initiatives (such as H2 Fueling & Energy Solutions) and new customers

    • Conduct root cause analysis and lead the investigation of SIFs and MIRs

    • Provide ongoing facilitation and coaching to local management teams to ensure quality incident investigation and root cause analysis

    • Plan, schedule, resource and conduct assigned HSE audits and produce high quality management audit reports in a timely manner

    • Influence the timely planning and completion of non-conformances within assigned area

    • Provide active leadership and support to implement HSE initiatives and projects

    • Assist sites and businesses with the review and development of HSE procedures and standards

    • Facilitate compliance with local hearing conservation programs and audiometric testing

    • Promote an HSE Culture of compliance and a commitment to HSE leadership by providing local facilitation, consultation, training and support for local management teams

    • Facilitate the development of site HSE plans that align with regional and corporate goals for all plants that reduce risk and control exposure within the local businesses

    • Participate in the development and implementation of HSE programs, training and focus areas as assigned

    • Provide training and support to local management teams in the implementation of Responsible Care

    • Provide training and support for PSM, RMP, Cal ARP and NJ TCPA compliance

    • Provide support for the completion of Messer North America's Major Hazard Review Program (MHRP) licenses, QRAs and site inspections

    • Provide assistance with Environmental Permitting compliance Assist the business with completion of Product Stewardship assessments

    • Plan and conduct HSE inspection at GBU Tonnage construction sites

    • Train and assist sites with the handing of regulatory inspections

    • Provide support for significant HSE emergency response incidents

    • Provide technical feedback, when requested, on HSE global, regional and national management system processes and standards

    • Participate in projects, as assigned

    • Support HSE needs in other areas of Region Americas, as assigned

    • Assist with training junior HSE Multi-Site personnel, as assigned

    • Travel up to 50%. Plan site visits and activities a month in advance and report on a weekly basis

    • Manage expenses within budget

    • Complete personal development and training plans



    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in HSE, engineering or related field; or Associates Degree/HSE Certification with 7 years of equivalent work experience (prefer HSE, Engineering or Chemical discipline)

    • Minimum 5 years' experience working in an HSE role for a multi-national company

    • Minimum 3 years relevant training experience

    • Minimum 3 years relevant auditing experience


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in an HSE role for a large company with world-class HSE group preferred

    • HSE certification preferred CSP, etc.

    • Experience with Responsible Care preferred relevant experience with implementation of the Responsible Care Management System • Experience with PSM and RMP preferred relevant experience with implementation of the OSHA Process Safety Management system and EPA's Risk Management Program

    • Knowledge of HSE regulations, processes and tools

    • Knowledge of operational hazards and risks

    • Knowledge of large industrial gas operations

    • Experience in Construction and large project management Advantageous to have industrial gas experience

    • Risk Assessment

    • Incident Investigation and root cause analysis

    • Passionate team player with ability to build relationships and influence across all levels of the organization

    • Hands-on and acts with a sense of urgency

    • Coaching desired HSE behaviors

    • Excellent presentation, communication and facilitation skills

    • Strong analytical skills

    • Proven influencing and change management skills

    • Planning and organizational skills

    • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point)

    • Ability to work independently to achieve desired results with remote management oversight

    • Ability to plan, develop and manage own schedule


    Messer North America offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development – all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.


    Join a World Leading Team Today!


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    Messer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws




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