Cargill SSEA Grains EHS Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

SSEA Grains EHS Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary:

Reporting to the SSEA Grains Operations Manager, this position will be responsible for all aspects of EHS and risk management at all our South and SEA grain facilities and locations in India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as our oil terminal in Pakistan.

The incumbent will provide leadership in deployment and implementation of EHS programs, inspection and auditing, education and training of both contractors and employees, safety aspects of new construction projects and also work closely with the supply chain, commercial and operations teams.

The incumbent is expected to be familiar with the EHS requirements of the locations and work closely with local regulators and community on communication, thereby maintaining Cargill’s EHS standards.

Principal Accountabilities:

Develops and deploys EHS Strategy (including Achieve Zero Transformation strategies) at our SSEA grains facilities and oil terminal (30%)

  • Identifies EHS risk, SIF (Serious Injury and Fatality) potentials, environmental risks and other incidents with a plan to address and eliminate uniformly

  • Identifies, develops and obtains external certification as needed such as OSHAS 18001, ISO14001, ISO 9001 or other systems.

  • Ensures all documentation and reporting are done on time.

Ensures EHS compliance & regulatory audits are performed and all incidents are investigated (30%)

  • Conducts general conditions, SIF Inspection audits and Global EHS audits and implements required corrective actions.

  • Completes all EHS reporting requirements timely and all incidents investigated using proper investigation techniques such as Taproot, Apollo Root Cause Analysis, Causal Tree or Fishbone technique

  • Conducts training and development with the operations, commercial and supply chain teams’ involvement.

Develops and deploys a proactive EHS culture and provide EHS Learning and Development to build competency on activity and task risk analysis. Upgrade company-wide proactive hazard recognition & elimination programs with an ability to manage existing hybrid warehousing, leased and/or owned models as well as construction project risk management (30%)

  • Identify, mentor and coach location teams (both employees and contractors) on our EHS requirements and provide a shift to a proactive safety culture with constant follow ups and closures on activities such as near miss reports, behavior based observations and programs

  • Executes Cargill’s EHS programs.

  • Taps on internal and external networks to bring/share best practices with our grain operations team.

Communication, Records and Reporting (10%)

  • Communicates and updates all corporate EHS requirements (such as Enablon) and perform all EHS initiatives as directed.

  • Compiles and submits all EHS performance reports, monthly & quarterly reports, resource efficiency, safety statistics, audits, location government reporting timely.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Health & Safety, Environmental or Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Work experience of min 7years in manufacturing environment, warehousing or bulk operations with min 3years of work experience in the area of EHS.

  • Strong EHS technical skills to understand the differences in OSHA requirements versus local regulations.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Tools in reporting.

  • Experience working in a multi-national company will be an added advantage.

  • Effective analytical skills, collaborative, strong interpersonal skills and culturally-sensitive in working with people from different cultures.

  • Good English verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to travel 50%-70% of the time to remote regions in India/Pakistan and our facilities in SEA.

Job Safety/Environmental Health

Primary Location Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Lumpur

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: KUA00312