NJ Employer Regional Industrial Hygiene Manager- Africa, North Central Europe, West Central Europe H/F in Rutherford, New Jersey

SGS is the world s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2400 offices and laboratories around the world. PRIMARY PURPOSE OF ROLE : The Regional Industrial Hygiene Manager Global Operational Integrity position is an established role with the main objective of ensuring the deployment of global industrial hygiene and occupational health programs in their regions of responsibility. Ensuring consistent use and application of global tools and alignment of the regions with the global Operational Integrity Management Systems. This position is globally based with a focus of management on Africa, Western Europe and North Central South Europe. The key objectives of the position are as follows: SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES * In cooperation with the Regional Managers Operational Integrity and other regional and global staff, you will assist with the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the technical IH aspects of the Operational Integrity management system, programs and processes. * You Ensure fit for purpose IH staff training plans and programs are developed and implemented at regional levels within SGS. * The Regional Industrial Hygiene Manager does not directly manage any staff at this time but does exert a tremendous amount of influence over the direction of technical IH within the Region. He or she will also liaise directly with regional Operational Integrity staff to ensure that the IH programs and initiatives meet the needs of their operations and their staff to ensure minimum standards of professional practice across the entire company. * You serve SGS subject matter expert for industrial hygiene within the Regions. * You participate in an integrated global industrial hygiene capacity for SGS (e.g. hygiene monitoring strategies, methodology, training to comply with SGS corporate standards and local legislation) * The responsibilities include Supporting SGS Global Operational Integrity initiatives in health and hygiene e.g. OEL, medical surveillance, etc. * Managing external hygiene consultancy and analytical services and assure the quality of their deliverables. * You Identify IH best practices throughout the Regions for distribution within the Best Practices Network. * You Prepare and organize training on global IH initiatives at the regional level, ensuring final deployment at local level through train the trainer initiatives. * The position involves: traveling onsite to support SGS Operational Integrity staff and managers on the ground across the region and within the business lines. Approximately 35% travel is expected in the first 2 years of the assignment. The main focus for this position is placed on long term technical skill management and providing technical oversight of IH for SGS in the assigned Regions. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS * A minimum of 10 years of HSE experience with 5 years of expertise in the IH field and some management experience. Familiarity with the key aspects of leadership & communication as well as indirect / remote training management and the importance of influencing skills. * Comprehensive knowledge of applicable HSE regulations, concepts and trends and ability to understand and interpret complex mandatory regulations and their impact on the global operation. * Ability to dig into site specific details and develop solutions to complex IH issues. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS * Personality that conveys poise and credibility with high levels of convincing and influencing skills to gain the trust and respect of the operations and Operational Integrity staff in the Region. * Able to work autonomously with regular communication to