Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


As the Environmental Health and Safety Manager, will be responsible for the Environmental Health and Safety programs within our fast-paced work environment. This will include the coordination of overall health and safety for the manufacturing, assembly, and its integration of our launch vehicles. 



  • Drive daily operations and ensure all our requirements are met in keeping with the company's objectives and attention to the safety and welfare of our employees and the environment.  
  • Develop initiatives that will reduce risk in the workplace. 
  • Develops manufacturing operating plans in accordance with company values, ethics, policies, goals and objectives. Assessing process capability, improving process control, and instilling a culture of accountability will be a primary goal for this position. 
  • Focus on quality issues by identifying problems in the manufacturing flow, research and analyze potential alternatives that utilize Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing concepts, and effectively implement solutions. 
  • Increase productivity through measurement of operational metrics by leveraging daily interaction with Production Managers, Production Shift Supervisors and hourly employees. 
  • Consistently track and trend operational results and developing necessary action plans to address gaps, while constantly focusing on planning for the future state of the facility. 
  • Understanding the capability of the current equipment; research options for new equipment that can be purchased utilizing capital expenditures; and evaluate existing equipment for potential upgrade keeping consistency and standardization at the forefront. 
  • Implement and maintain preventative and predictive maintenance programs. 
  • Must contribute to the achievement of the manufacturing revenue plan by managing operating costs, labor/material costs, and productivity. This includes the development of annual operating budgets, cost reduction strategies and efficiency improvements to support the financial goals of the organization. 
  • Operate in a fast-paced setting with ever-changing and multiple priorities while developing the highest standards of culture, safety, quality, cost, and service. 
  • Effectively communicate initiatives and foster an environment of collaboration and cooperation with all stakeholders; Customers, BU Leadership, Plant Leadership, salaried and hourly employees. 
  • People leadership: This leader will have a strong track record as a people manager in the areas of team leadership and building organizational capabilities. The successful candidate will have built high performance and achievement-oriented teams that have delivered success. He/she will spend significant time with employees in the field and will routinely solicit ideas, suggestions and help in order to arrive at a better solution while reinforcing the value of the team. The individual will empower people and groups to take risks while measuring performance and holding them accountable for results. 
  • Comfort in front of customers: The ability to lead tours and converse with customers at a high level will be a major component of the position. 
  • Key competencies include; Leadership, Communication Proficiency, Decision Making, Problem Solving and Analysis, Financial Management, Business Acumen. 


Required Competencies  

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3+ years of experience in the design, development, and general operational oversight of Health and Safety disciplines 
  • 1+ years of Health and Safety management experience 


Desired Competencies  

  • Experience working in aerospace industry 
  • Experience leading a team of Health and Safety technicians 
  • Experience implementing an occupational safety program, including processes, programs and documentation 
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with an emphasis in occupational health and safety, environmental engineering or system safety engineering 



  • Location: Elche 
  • Full time position   
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.