QHSE Manager (m/f/d)

Business Unit:  MEIS
Division:  Supply Chain - Business

Business Overview


MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a global supplier of industrial metal and plastic finishing chemistries.  We primarily design and manufacture chemical systems that protect and decorate surfaces. Our high-performance functional coatings improve resistance to wear and tear, such as hard chrome plating of shock absorbers for cars or provide corrosion resistance for appliance parts. Our decorative performance coatings apply finishes for parts in various end markets such as automotive interiors or jewelry surfaces. As part of our broader sustainable solutions platform, we also provide both chemistry and equipment for turnkey wastewater treatment and recycle and reuse solutions. Our industrial customer base is highly diverse and includes customers in the following end markets: appliances and electronics equipment; automotive parts; industrial parts; plumbing goods; construction equipment and transportation equipment.  MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day. 

Job Purpose

The QHSE manager is the person in the company who acts as the central contact person for the management systems integrated in the company - i.e. quality management system, occupational health and safety management system, environmental protection management system and safety management system.

The position holder analyses, maintains and supports the improvement of processes with regard to quality, occupational safety, plant safety and environmental protection (QHSE) in order to

  • improve the integrated management system and
  • better meet the requirements of internal and external customers (employees, departments, customers, authorities, etc.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing the duties of the management system representative (installation and improvement of the integrated QHSE management system, maintenance of the manual, preparation of the management report, performance of customer and certifier audits, maintenance of certificates, etc.)
  • Support of Continuous Improvement processes, especially QHSE processes
  • Implementation of QHSE objectives 
  • Support in processing customer enquiries (including quality assurance agreements, customer purchasing specifications)
  • Processing of internal and external complaints using common QM tools
  • Definition and follow-up of corrective and preventive measures
  • Creation, maintenance and control of data and documents 
  • Maintenance, updating and teaching of legal cadaster
  • Review and editing of Master File Documents, Global Technology Transfers, recipe and specification changes
  • Support of supply chain management (e.g. supplier and customer communication, management of change processes, etc.)
  • Evaluation and reclassification of non-compliant products 
  • Supporting other departments in improving non-compliant documentation and processes
  • Execution of statistical evaluations 
  • Participation in 5S housekeeping tours, Safety Committee meetings (occupational safety)
  • Coordination and cooperation with the authorities
  • Planning and implementation of QHSE trainings (i.e. IMS and legal cadaster) and development of training concepts
  • Performing the duties of the representative for standards (maintenance and procurement of DIN standards)
  • Advising management and employees on QHSE issues in the areas of quality assurance, health protection, occupational safety and environmental protection

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or relevant industry
  • Chemical technician / chemical engineer (or comparable) with professional experience in quality management, ideally in the chemical industry
  • Additional qualification as quality manager or quality management representative
  • Experience in environmental protection and occupational safety
  • Training as auditor according to DIN EN ISO 19011 desired
  • Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Measurement System Analyses (MSA)
  • Knowledge of management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 as well as IATF 16949 desirable)
  • Knowledge in statistics and statistical methods
  • Knowledge of MS-Office (EXCEL, WORD, PowerPoint), database applications
  • Good knowledge of English both, written and spoken

EEO Statement

Element Solutions Inc group of companies are E-Verify Companies and provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation