EHS Leader Germany

 Full Time
 Health & Safety
 Mettman or Landshut

About the job 

Quaker Houghton is present in many people’s lives by providing solutions to the main industries in today’s economy such as automotive, aerospace & metals. 

This is a very dynamic Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist role, you will support our 5 German Ultraseal facilities together with the EMEA EHS team & local champions to continue to keep safety as the core of our culture and take it to the next level.  

Join the team to build a safer, greener and better tomorrow!

What’s in it For You? 

  • Permanent contract.  

  • Company car + fuel card.  

  • Company laptop and mobile phone. 

  • Hybrid work schedule: Monday to Friday.

  • 30 days paid time off + bank holidays.  

  • Attractive Wellbeing, Women Inclusion & Diversity & Inclusion programs.  

  • Excellent onboarding and training as part of our QH University platform.  

  • Joining a team where career opportunities are real and where empowered decision making and innovative initiatives are expected. 


What will you do? 

  • Ensure sustainability and drive for continuous improvement in the Ultraseal Germany sites,  service centers mainly catering the automotive market.  

  • You will engage with office, manufacturing and lab teams based in our 5 locations to promote and elevate our EHSQ standards.  

  • Work closely with the EMEA EHS Manager, Site Managers, local EHS champions, operational teams, external firms, contractors and be a hands-on person in constant communication with the shop floor. 

  • Provide EHS knowledge, guidance, coaching and training to establish a positive progressive EHS culture. Act as a key resource for EHS training.  

  • Investigate Incidents, near misses, hazard identifications and ensure appropriate root causes are identified and corrective actions are implemented. 

  • Perform and/or coordinate internal and external audits, tests & inspections to ensure EHSQ standards and regulations are met.  

  • Support and implement corporate EHS programs and systems. 

  • Travelling within Germany 40%. 


What do we look for? 

  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years in the Environmental, Health and Safety discipline. Any additional training needed will be offered upon onboarding.  

  • Language:  German & English professional level; written and spoken.  

  • Location:  Based either in Mettmann, North-Rhine Westphalia or Landshut, Bavaria area. There is homeoffice flexibility.  

  • Soft skills: 

  • Autonomous & proactive

  • Good communication skills, written & verbal. 

  • Good practical problem solving with acute attention to detail. 

  • Strong team player, passionate about delivering success. 



Who are we? 

We are the global leader in industrial process fluids & engineering solutions present in 40+ countries continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminum, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world. Throughout our 100+ locations, our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next. 

Our values: 

  • Live Safe 

  • Exceed Customer Expectations 

  • Drive Results 

  • Embrace Diversity 

  • Do Great Things Together 

  • Act with integrity 


Our core values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. Our commitment to these values, in words and actions, builds a safer, stronger Quaker Houghton. They are the fundamental beliefs that guide our internal conduct and our relationship with the outside world.