Senior Health, Safety & Environment Specialist

at Mondelez International in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International? Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

How you will contribute

You will manage the delivery of all HSE activities in a manufacturing facility or commercial areas (offices, Sales, Warehouses) , including standards & procedures, capability processes, reporting, compliance and audit.

That means you will define and review standards and legislation applicable to site, validate design for HSE into projects and modifications, and support defined work processes (e.g. IIM pillar) to improve HSE application and effectiveness.

Mondelez International is committed to meeting or exceeding all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental regulations and developing and maintaining a World Class Safety culture to achieve an incident free work environment.

The HSE Specialist works with all site teams in the manufacturing facility.

Reporting directly to the HSE Manager/IL6S HSE pillar lead, this position provides the opportunity to join a dynamic team focused on maturing HSE culture, ensuring legal compliance and supporting continuous improvement of health, safety and environmental programs as our facilities work toward best-in-class systems and metrics.


+ Maintaining an up-to-date incident reporting system, assisting with investigating incidents in conjunction with the HSE Pillar team/safety committee and driving the completion of corrective actions to eliminate root causes/reoccurrence

+ Developing technical guidance programs to identify and remove physical hazards

+ Providing support/technical advice to the site for proper administration of HSE programs

+ Assisting plant departments in coordination, follow-up, and tracking of all HSE training sessions and records according to skill matrices & step up card requirements established

+ Maintaining and receiving updates for the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and ensuring the receipt and review of lost/missing/new ones as required

+ Under the direction of the HSE Manager/Pillar Lead, maintaining and improving HSE Program with conformance to Mondelez Global Standards

+ Ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place and/or conducted, and follow ups are implemented in each functional area

+ Conducting health, safety, security and environmental training, as directed

+ Promoting, advocating and leading HSE pillar work through IL6S on a daily basis (e.g. supporting DMS meetings, Gemba walks, HSE IL6S work processes such as BOS QRP etc.)

+ Reviewing all HSE programs regularly for audit compliance and conformance, and making improvements with HSE Manager/Lead as necessary.

+ Participating in the annual Master Planning for the plant and Regional HSE pillar with respect to HSE, and its’ regular update for progress/tracking

+ Implementing site required and corporate directed HSE programs as required.

+ Participating as a Qualified (and certified, where required) member of the HSE Pillar/safety committee

+ Maintaining the monthly HSE metrics (KPIs & KAIs) as well as safety and environmental communication and HSE Pillar boards.

+ Maintaining safety equipment inventory.


+ Bachelor’s degree. Health/Safety/Environmental

+ Science/Engineering.ASP/CSP Certification preferred.

+ Advanced knowledge of OSHA and environmental government legislature and codesAbility to understand ISO certification requirements and programs that achieve and maintain documentation compliance

+ Qualified in the field of sustainability and environment for environmental specialist.

+ 3+ years of experience in HSE.

+ Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

+ Demonstrating the following competencies: time management, organizational, problem solving, decision making, self-starter, high energy and excellent communication leadership skills.

+ Ability to create partnerships, decision making, team work, culture ambassador.

Role details:

+ This position is located in our Chicago Plant (7300 S Kedzie Avenue. Chicago IL. 60629)

+ This position is 100% on-site.

Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

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Job Posting: JC244535943

Posted On: Jul 27, 2023

Updated On: Dec 04, 2023

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