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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Head of Regional EHS (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  DE

Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 43858 Friedrichshafen, Germany

We are strengthening our CVS team at our location in Friedrichshafen.


Your tasks:


  • Design and implement health, safety and environmental initiatives and activities within CVS EMEA 2 region as well as manage and lead site efforts with implementing and integrating ZF EHS Management System requirements
  • Remain fully up-to-date and informed about all existing and proposed changes to health, safety, and environmental compliance (local, state, EU) regulations and requirements that are applicable at the site, and maintain compliance related plans, procedures, and documents; support the organization and Management Team in formulation and achievement of its EHS objectives and targets and advises on policy and regulatory matters and
  • Ensure the analysis of work processes for the identification of potential hazards and application of appropriate controls (EHS reviews, site physical reviews and work methods/practices reviews) and manage the assessment and periodic re-assessment of potential risks/hazards
  • Ensure that within the region EMEA2 all plants have installed emergency response procedures and establish and oversee safety programs/processes and committees in ergonomics, accident investigation and health and safety and define roles and responsibilities of EHS resources within the region EMEA2
  • Manage and steers the interface with Corporate Legal Compliance and external EHS regulators in the event of site inspections, reviews, or operational inquiries as well as operational EHS responsibility for the Friedrichshafen site



Your profile:


  • Master of Science Degree in Environmental and/or Safety Engineering and Management or closely related fields required
  • Numerous years experience in manufacturing environment with emphasis on safety/environmental management, experience in implementing and managing EHS Management System requirements
  • Able to manage multiple activities (project management skills) and experienced in working in a multi-culture environment and matrix organization/stakeholder management
  • Knowledge and understanding of EHS compliance (local, state, EU) regulations and of developing processes and practices related to the following key areas: EHS System implementation, Behavior Based Safety, Ergonomics, Risk Assessment and Reduction, and Industrial Hygiene
  • Excellent leadership and management skills required including high energy and proactive forward-thinking abilities as well as strong organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, communication, and interpersonal skills round of your profile, good knowledge of English (additional languages welcome)


Be part of our ZF team as Head of Regional EHS EMEA 2 (m/f/d) and apply now!


Jesko Broschat

(+49) 211 584217

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