General information

All posting locations: Latina, Latina, Italy

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 17-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-76847

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced HSE Manager interested in making a difference at Kraft Heinz. This role will be based in Plasmon Factory in Latina (LT).  You’ll be working in a high performing team, reporting into the Site Manager, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level.

Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders.

Purpose of the job

The HSE Manager is responsible for managing Operational Risk Management (ORM) processes that include Safety and Health, Environment, Business Continuity, Facility Security, Asset Conservation.  The primary purpose of this position is to ensure compliance with all applicable national and local laws and regulations and Heinz policies/procedures/processes.   In addition, this position is involved with the identification and communication of operational risks within the factory and the development of business strategies to mitigate those risks. The HSE Manager will be also responsible for general plant services and related budget.

The HSE Manager will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Develop and implement HSE strategies that align with corporate objectives to reduce/mitigate operational risk;
  • Utilize key metrics to drive performance in HSE at the factory location;
  • Communication of HSE factory results to all levels within the organization;
  • Recommends new policies or procedures as necessary;
  • Ensure that the site adheres to applicable Heinz policies/procedures, processes and operating principles;
  • Manage and interact with a diverse group of factory and corporate personnel;
  • Develop and manage department HSE financial budget;
  • Keep abreast of applicable HSE legislation and practices that impact the factory;
  • Primary liaison to collaborate with Heinz Legal and Communications Department regarding incidents that could jeopardize the integrity of the brands;
  • Participate in the annual HSE conference, quarterly webcasts, regional meetings, etc.;
  • Coordinates and assists with the implementation of continuous improvement principles into HSE elements;
  • Implement Kraft Heinz Management Systems and Best Practices as designed;
  • Provide training to staff and employees to ensure that all recognize their contribution to improved HSE performance;
  • Facilitate Workers’ Compensation process with diligence;
  • Ensure compliance with any HSE legislation;
  • Coordinate and Attend any hearings on HSEmatters;
  • Lead on corporate social responsibility issues and action;
  • Directs and oversees activities related to HSE controls, including staffing, scheduling, coordinating, and planning;
  • Develops and maintains new and current processes and tools to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local HSE regulations and assists the factory with these requirements;
  • Devise and implement the facility’s HSEBusiness Plans. Ensure action items are developed and implemented for process improvement;
  • Manage plant facility services
  • Meet corporate deadlines and completion targets;
  • Drive optimal HSE performance results.


Hard Skills

  • MS Office (in particular Excel, Powerpoint);
  • SAP;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA and Management Systems (i.e., ISO 14001, Safety Management Systems) preferred;
  • Continuous Improvement Principles and Practices;
  • Knowledge of National/Local Laws/regulations;
  • RSPP (A+B+C course).


Professional Attributes

  • Project management skills

Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

  • Ability to simplify

We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.

  • Communication Skills

At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.


  • Confident / Ability to give pushback

You’re a go getter, you’re not easily thrown off your game, not even when you get resistance. 


  • Result driven

You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.


  • High pressure

You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.


  • Team player

Achieving results is nice, but achieving results with the team is simply the best. You’re a team player, which means you’re sometimes a leader, sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.


  • Leadership

Ability to authoritatively lead and motivate the team for which he is responsible, achieving the objectives that have been set.



  • Master degree in Industrial Engineering, Safety and Environmental Management, Industrial Hygiene or equivalent is preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 year experience in safety and environmental management is required;
  • Prior experience with Process Safety Management and Risk Management programs preferred;

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!

Become part of a young and ambitious work environment: as a Kraft Heinz HSE Manager you’ll be the owner of your own career. At Kraft Heinz, we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge? If so, apply to this position!

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.