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Environment & Safety Assistant

The Sofidel Group  

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 12 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,000 employees, net sales of 1,919 million Euros (2019) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,308,000 tonnes in 2019). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Softis, Le Trèfle, Sopalin, Thirst Pockets, KittenSoft, Nalys, Cosynel, Lycke, Nicky, Papernet. A member of the UN Global Compact and the international WWF Climate Savers programme, the Sofidel Group considers sustainability a strategic factor with regards to growth and is committed to reducing its impact on natural capital and maximising social benefits, setting as objective the creation of shared added value for all stakeholders. Sofidel’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets to 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

PURPOSE

To guarantee compliance with laws and provisions in environmental and health & safety protection defined by the corporate Dept.

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Environment Manager for the maintenance and implementation of systems in matters of environmental management and forest certifications
  • Manage the communication flow with the relevant authorities in matters of environmental protection
  • Collaborate with the Environment Manager for the maintenance of the granted environmental permissions
  • Support, assist and collaborate with the other corporate depts. on operational aspects related to environmental issues
  • Support the corporate Environment Dept in the management of the communication flow towards clients on environmental topics

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  • Identify risk factors within the plant, draft the risk assessment and indicate the necessary measures for the health and safety of working environments in compliance with the regulations in force
  • Guarantee the correct and efficient control of administrative processes concerning safety management
  • Carry out analyses following job injuries, in order to ascertain their cause and promptly implement the related corrective measures
  • Participate in safety meetings with workers and their representatives
  • Participate in the elaboration of safety procedures for the different corporate activities
  • Participate in consultations on matters of work health and safety
  • Participate in the training process of suppliers of goods and services with relation to safety and hygiene activities in the working places (where applicable)
  • Collaborate with the Health & Safety Manager in the checking of compliance of machines, plants and facilities with law requirements and in the suggestion of measures to carry out in order to raise their safety standards, also taking into account the applicable harmonised technical provisions
  • Promote a safety-bound corporate culture
  • Promote the Corporate Principles and Values

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in chemistry or scientific disciplines
  • Knowledge and specialisation in environmental and safety fields are a plus
  • Previous experiences in environmental and safety fields, including internships, are a plus
  • Organisational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Proactivity
  • Knowledge of the English language