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Projects & Services EHS Leader (m/f)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/20/2017 5:49:42 AM
  • 3001297
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): Austria, Germany; Jenbach, Frankenthal

About Us:
This position is based in the center of the Alps, in Tyrol - a region that provides a pleasant variety of recreational opportunities and a high quality of life. We are passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. You can expect to join a diverse team, which offers comprehensive and international career opportunities and is known for leadership development. Our 1,500 employees at our location Jenbach are working in a collaborative way to power the future.
GE’s reciprocating engines business sets an industry standard for fuel flexibility, lower emissions and higher efficiency. It specializes in developing local power near or at the point of use and gas compression solutions that deliver environmental friendly, more efficient, more affordable power to customers around the world.

Role Summary:
The Jenbach Projects & Services EHS Manager will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives as a front line services manager for the Jenbach Gas Engine product line. In this role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as key business EHS point of contact for Jenbach Gas Engine product installations and services
  • Provide direct support to regional General Manager, Service Directors, Service Managers, Project Managers, and Field Engineers for all aspects of field work
  • Interface with the OneEHS regional managers and media experts to ensure consistent application of programs and solicit support when needed
  • Interface with subsidiaries and partners to ensure EHS standards are met
  • Main country scope is Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Netherlands and Spain
  • Input and track Gensuite applications (Action Tracking System, Compliance Calendar, Events, etc.) for the assigned region.
  • Provide Commercial Operations / Sales teams with technical interpretation and review of contracts and work instructions and support lighthouse projects
  • Provide customers with requested pre-qualification information and work with ITO group on third party qualifications
  • Ensure customer requirements for construction turnkey and outages are identified and addressed during the EHS pre-planning process and through project completion
  • Collaborate with customers, subsidiaries, partners and GE Security teams to ensure project safety plans are developed and implemented
  • Perform systematic audits and coordinate with regional shared services to complete audits of EHS activities in the region
  • Support and participate in customer meetings
  • Manage programs to support key performance indicators such as concern and near reporting, audit finding and compliance task closure, training completion


    • University Degree in Science/Engineering or related EHS discipline
    • Experience in undertaking environmental, health and safety risk reviews, project management, and the production of metrics and reports
    • Experience in EHS management systems e. g. OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001
    • EU work permit
    • Fluent in English and German languages
    • A valid work permit for Austria is a prerequisite for this position (Non-EU citizens: please attach the work permit to the application)

    We put great emphasis on providing our employees with recognition, flexibility, competitive and fair compensation, as well as numerous other benefits.
    According to Austrian law, job postings need to include the minimum salary for a position. For this position, the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EUR 3,099.59 gross per month. We will be pleased to discuss the appropriate effective salary based on your qualifications and experience.

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health from an accredited college or university (or equivalent knowledge or experience)
    • Prior EHS experience in the power plant / reciprocating engine business
    • Prior experience in preparing government submissions and demonstrated effective interaction with regulatory agencies and senior business leaders
    • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and other responsibilities, adjust to changing priorities and to make decisions with speed and accuracy based on available information
    • Strong program and project management skills
    • Ability to work within a globally diverse, cross- functional, internal and external team across different time zones
    • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
    • Professional EHS certification

      Locations: Austria, Germany; Jenbach, Frankenthal

      GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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