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EHS Manager

Kildare, Leinster Job ID 98902 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Manager Position Type Full-Time

The EHS Manager is accountable for the Environmental, Health and Safety Program at the site. As a direct report to the Plant Director, the EHS Manager provides site leadership in Environmental Compliance, Health and Safety of employees. Specifically, this individual is accountable for the development and implementation of strategies, systems and programs to be executed by site leaders towards the goals of zero health and safety incidents, perfectly safe food as defined by Six Sigma Quality & EHS performance, and 100% compliance to all FSAI and HSA regulations.



  • Implement KDP EHS policy and procedures, incorporating legislative requirements, industry best practice within EHS.
  • Drive a continuous improvement EHS culture throughout the site.
  • Prepare, review and submit compliance reports to local, state and federal environmental regulatory agencies.
  • Manage and update all environmental programs and permits for wastewater discharge, storm water, hazardous waste, and other regulatory requirements as they pertain to the specific location.
  • Manage HSA or other legal requirements in the area for recordkeeping databases and provide quantitative and qualitative monthly reports and other necessary governmental reports. 
  • Regularly inspect and monitor the facility to ensure that the plant is fully operating in compliance with KDP compliance regulations and HSA regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with all HSE and Food Safety & Quality legal and regulatory requirements and associated policies, standards, procedures and forms of the Company within the operations environment.


  • Lead execution and improvement of all EHS systems, programs, policies and procedures.
  • Lead execution of a strong CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Actions) or other legally mandated program in the area that drives site improvement in Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Lead the root cause analysis of accidents and incidents and collaborate with peers to develop strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of accidents.
  • Proactive use of EHS data to drive culture and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to establish and manage departments operating budget, including but not limited to Headcount, Compensation, Material & Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, and Professional Fees.
  • Lead site incident management (with support from Corporate QEHS) with regard to food safety, environmental compliance and safety. Examples include FDA Recall, HSA, OSHA, EPA, or other legal notifications from the area.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Owns the site EHS TPM pillar.


  • Minimum 5 years of previous experience in EHS within food and beverage, or similar industry with 1-3 years’ experience in a management capacity.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety or other relevant 3rd level qualification.
  • Formal safety and/or environmental qualification (e.g. FETAC/IOSH H&S certificate, diploma, BSc)
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation and ability to interpret and translate such information into business policy and procedures.   
  • Proven contributor in EHS strategic development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to manage teams and demonstrate leadership ability including proactive development, motivation and engagement of staff.
  • Proven ability to successfully implement and execute programs and drive high performance.
  • Knowledge of ATEX manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience with SAP, or similar systems.
  • Previous experience with ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 auditing schemes.
  • Previous experience with continuous improvement, lean manufacturing and ability to lead the development of a visual management workplace.

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.
Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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