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Manager EHSS&S and QM (m/f/d)

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director EHSS&S Eastern Hemisphere, the EHSS&S/QM Manager will provide tactical and strategic direction for the organization and will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team for the Czech Republic.

Furthermore, the Manager will coordinate countrywide with stake holders to create new environmental, health and safety, security, sustainability and quality standard operating procedures (SOP), where necessary, and maintain existing SOPs in accordance with the company-wide Compliance leadership team for EHSS&S and QM.

The position will be based in Stříbrná Skalice with approximately 20% travel time across the Czech Republic and Europe.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Leads and develops topics in accordance with the Environmental, Health, Safety, Security, and Sustainability (EHSSS&S) organization for Czech Republic.
  • Serves as EHSS&S point of contact for government, customer and internal safety and quality audits.
  • Supports introduction and monitoring of full-spectrum EHS processes for all Avantor businesses, including Manufacturing, Production, Distribution, Analysis Laboratories and Services.
  • Consulting on risk assessment (planning, implementation, and operations) for all site locations.
  • Manages incident investigations.
  • Collects, evaluates, and documents best-practices Czech Republic wide and introduces them as appropriate for regional and international business operations.
  • Develops, maintains and coordinates the (standardized) Audit program Czech Republic wide; aligns with the overall European organization for ISO certification (45001, 14001, 9001)
  • Supports the Security organization to assess the security risks of the operations.
  • Supports the Director of EHSS&S to drive improvement by developing and providing leadership, training, and resources for EHSS&S.
  • Supports the EHSS&S organization to collaborate with cross-functional teams and plan for and respond to emergencies including labor interruptions, pandemics and other business interruptions.
  • Interacts with the EHSS&S Leadership Team to advise necessary continuous improvement efforts so that systems and processes are in line with overall company strategy, quality policy, Federal, State, and Local regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Quality Management:

  • Develops, implements, communicates and maintains a plan to keep the Company’s Quality Management Systems and Policies in compliance with ISO 9001 management system requirements.
  • Sets up and maintains controls and documented procedures including defining and agreeing operating procedures in conjunction with relevant operational leaders.
  • Implements and maintains an internal audit plan, coordinate and perform audits based on the internal audit plan.
  • Manages resolution of customer complaints including liaising with customers and suppliers for completion of SCAR reports, creation and management of CAPA as required.
  • Liaises with certification body auditors and ensure the execution of corrective actions and compliance
  • Coordinates recall actions for the local organization and provide field action feedback to European Field Action team.


  • Master’s/Engineer’s degree in Health and Safety, Public Health, Technical Education or Chemical Engineering
  • Required proven knowledge of EHS legislation and appropriate EHS certification
  • Certification as an Internal auditor (ISO9001, 14001 and 45001)
  • Several years of experience in a similar role
  • Languages: Czech, English business level, any other European language a bonus

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing, production, distribution, analysis laboratories and services businesses general and chemical industry
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills and good knowledge of ergonomics
  • Experience in EHS and Quality in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Working knowledge: ISO requirements, Czech /European occupational health and safety legislation, local governing agencies
  • Experience in EHS Management and EHS Management Systems
  • Willingness to travel regularly, also internationally
  • Commitment and enthusiasm are reflected in your goal-oriented and ambitious way of working

Our offer:

  • Team-oriented network of colleagues in a modern working environment
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation
  • Interesting, varying and independent activity
  • Professional on-the-job training

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Informace o pozici

VWR International s.r.o.
Pražská 442, Stříbrná Skalice
Požadované vzdělání: Vysokoškolské / univerzitní
Požadované jazyky: Čeština (Výborná), Angličtina (Výborná)
Benefity: Možnost občasné práce z domova, Vzdělávací kurzy, školení, Dovolená 5 týdnů, Bonusy/prémie, Mobilní telefon, Notebook, Stravenky/příspěvek na stravování
Zařazeno: Ostraha a bezpečnost, Vrcholový management, Výroba a průmysl, Technik BOZP, Technik požární ochrany, Ředitel/manažer kvality
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel