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Safety and Risk Manager - Glass Europe


Multiple Locations, National, DE

Job ID:  13501
Estimated Travel:  25 - 50%
Talent Area:  Environmental and Health & Safety

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading food, beverage, and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate more than 100 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in more than 20 countries across 5 continents, employing more than 23,000 people and have global sales of approximately €8.6bn.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organisation.



What will be your key responsibilities:                         

  • Driving Glass EU’s BSafe!, loss prevention, business continuity and enterprise risk management agenda
  • Development of risk management improvements for Glass Europe and driving implementation
  • Supporting Glass EU Operational Leadership team with risk-based decision making
  • Continual strengthening of the risk management culture
  • Support and review operations with regards to root cause
  • Ownership for Glass EU’s Operational Risk Assessments and Business Continuity Plan
  • Identification and selection of EU grants to support funding of investment for projects
  • Cooperation with Environmental Management for Europe


What we expect from the candidates:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or technical science, ideally with post graduate occupational H&S degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the glass industry
  • Open communication
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence people
  • Ability to understand broader business perspective and collaboration across the organisation
  • Problem-solving and decision-making ability
  • Results focused and well organised personality


What we offer:

  • A challenging and a very interesting job, many opportunities to participate on different projects
  • Possibility to share the knowledge
  • The highest concern for work safety
  • Benefit package


Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world’s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

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