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EHS Quality & CI Manager - Japan

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be contributing to effective risk management of HSE-related issues by providing specialist knowledge and advice to the local operations.
  • You will ensure timely notification of HSE incidents to the management team and Hub HSE Manager, ensuring incidents are investigated and lessons learned are shared.
  • You will be responsible for delivering and deploying HSE training, audit, and Group-wide performance improvement programs to the Local Operating Units. 
  • You will contribute to assessing emerging trends and legislation in HSE and communicate relevant information on legal requirements within your area of expertise.
  • You will coordinate internal group HSE and external ISO 14001 and 45001 audits and support follow-up of improvement actions in the Local Operating Units.
  • You will cooperate across functions and with business partners to raise awareness drive performance and engage with internal and external stakeholders to build commitment and credibility for the Operating Unit.
  • You will contribute to driving behavioral change and continuous improvement through the delivery of training and competency.
  • You will develop initiatives and provide expert support to the Local Operating Units in line with the yearly GA HSE improvement plan and 2030 Sustainability Plan.
  • You will contribute to and/or plan and execute HSE performance and Corporate Social Responsibility related projects.
  • You will develop and report on project HSE objectives and support Project operations in managing project resources and documentation.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity means taking responsibility for your actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Engineering, IT, Health, Safety or Environment Management, Quality Assurance).
  • Proven experience >5 years as an HSEQ Manager or in a similar
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities.
  • Certifications in relevant HSEQ disciplines are a plus (e.g., Certified Safety Professional, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of Japanese and international HSEQ regulations.
  • Engineering/Trade qualifications – Electrical or equivalent, more than 5 year's experience in Electrical Manufacturing or Power Industry in a similar role
  • Experience across the Electrical Industry within construction, Software, Utilities, Power Generation, or Power Systems is an advantage.
  • Advanced computer skills across MS Office, MS Teams, Outlook, and Share point.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both English and Japanese), high attention to detail
  • Expresses opinions, able to work with multiple stakeholders and positions.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or above is preferable.
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & and written English language is required. 

Location Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-16
Reference number R0036836

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.