Senior International Health & Safety Manager (m/f/x)


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The role

Are you passionate about building health and safety standards and systems across multiple countries, driving safety culture to the next level?

Our Safety & Quality Assurance team is growing, and we’re looking for an experienced and energetic Health and Safety professional to join the international team.  Reporting to the Associate Director of Food Safety & Compliance, this role is critical in executing the recently developed International health and safety strategy and the quality and safety culture strategy.  Developing and driving standards of health and safety throughout the HelloFresh system.  Being accountable for a section of the supply chain - from the Distribution Centers through to customer delivery.

Working collaboratively with our international logistics systems, operational excellence, procurement and country Health and Safety teams, the role will share best practice, create standardized ways of working, drive thinking in health and safety regarding design and construction, and support in various projects within their section of the supply chain – delivering on the Food Safety & Quality Assurance vision.

To fuel our international growth we are looking for entrepreneurial minds, who are passionate and result-driven, have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the ever changing food industry.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Establish a HelloFresh Distribution Centre health and safety standard and associated audit framework to drive compliance and continuous improvements
  • Develop local and central reporting frameworks to provide business wide visibility of health and safety compliance risks
  • Create and deploy health and safety procedures across the system, developing existing processes for international rollout
  • Collaboratively manage DC projects with relevant International departments and country Health and Safety teams – driving health and safety strategy and thinking
  • Partner with our international logistics systems and operational excellence teams to improve the design and construction of our DC’s and equipment from a health and safety perspective
  • Understand and partner with relevant stakeholders on systems development to further elevate our safety management and reporting systems 
  • Collaborate with the Operations team to deliver on key performance metrics
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and coordinate sharing of information and best practice across geographies
  • Drive focus on the business Quality & Safety Culture strategy, including review of assessment and implementation of associated action plan initiatives
  • Monitoring all health and safety data for trends, themes, and opportunities for improvement within the DC and customer delivery segment of the supply chain 
  • Build effective relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholdersEvaluate key risks and establish proactive methodologies for mitigation
  • Coach and train the team across markets according to business requirements 
  • Role-model our HelloFresh values and the Health & Safety vision
  • Preferably based in Berlin, but not mandatory.

What you’ll bring

  • Proven experience in a similar role within Food Manufacturing/Assembly/Distribution/Retail
  • Internal and External Audit experience
  • Consultancy experience highly regarded
  • Knowledge of government regulations (UK/ Wider Europe)
  • In depth knowledge of health and safety management
  • Degree or equivalent health and safety qualification
  • Intermediate/Advanced MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Adept at data manipulation and analytics
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, commitment and a can-do flexible attitude
  • Embraces change, challenge and working in an autonomous way
  • International experience desirable
  • Excellent English skills required

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Operations teams are located throughout the markets we are active in. We are a diverse group with a common focus, getting the best products to our customers, with the widest choice and the most flexibility. We are industry leaders in Production,  Supply Chain, Procurement, Food Safety, Automation, and Data Analytics. HelloFresh is expanding rapidly and we are always scouting for top professionals to be part of this exciting growth in both our existing markets and brand portfolio, but also in new geographies and new brands. Join us and play a vital role in getting the best ingredients to our customers!

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

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