EHS&S Engineer - Europe


VOREPPE CEDEX, FR, 38341 Stalybridge, ENG, GB, SK15 1PH


Applicants must satisfy job qualifications including work authorization, residence and/or language skills for the country in which the job is located unless Company-sponsorship is specifically stated as available.  

Job Description


Reporting to the EMEA EHS & Regulatory Affairs Manager,  you will implement the global strategy for all sites with the goal of improving the site´s EHS&S performance by aligning global, regional and local targets :

  • In prioritizing and implementing EHS&S projects and providing technical solutions, you will support the  european sites. You will monitor activities via global and local systems incl. respective KPI´s.
  • Leads, develops, or coordinates training programs to increase proficiency in EHS&S practices and promote awareness.
  • Resources organization to ensure timely reporting, classification, and investigation of EHS&S incidents.
  • Performs risk assessment/job safety analysis (incl. PSM)  of work areas and processes to identify safety, health and environmental issues, such as chemical and physical hazard, as well as ergonomics. 
  • Leads specialized work streams or be called upon to participate in other EHS networks or committees within the organization.
  • With your expertise you will improve EHS&S compliance according to internal regulations in collaboration with Corporate EHS and monitor audit findings concerning EHS&S gaps and support local sites to close the gaps.


  • Masters degree (e.g. MSc, M.Eng.) in Chemical Engineering, or similar
  • 7 years experience in EHS&S, preferably in a chemical environment
  • Significant experience in areas such as PSM, Project Management, EHS regulations (SEVESO, COMAH…)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently (plan and organize work, establish goals and objectives). Action oriented and strong drive.
  • Management system approach and continual improvement mindset – ex : ISO 14000, ISO 45000,  ISO 50000.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in english (oral presentation, report writing).
  • Organized, rigorous and passionate, you know how to influence others, drive change and obtain adhesion.
  • Potential oncall system (site level - Voreppe)

Position located in Voreppe or Stalybridge + travel ~30%

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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