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Factory EHS Manager

Requisition ID:  18530
Job Category:  Environmental Health Safety
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Ahmedabad, IN, 382220





Job Title:  Factory EHS Manager

Reporting to: Factory Manager

Location: SKF Factory, Ahmedabad


Purpose of the role:

Plan and drive implementation of safety, environment, and health programs as per SKF group guidelines & in compliance with statutory norms to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions and to drive a safety culture in the location.



  • Ensure implementation of standardized EHS procedures & practices in accordance with company policies and procedures & country EHS directives.
  • Implement initiatives such as awareness campaigns, safety drills, training programs, recognition for best ideas, etc. to enhance the importance of HSE among SKF employees as per guidance from country EHS.
  • Create and design Safe Operating Procedures for work and ensure they are strictly adhered to.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' health exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Implement safety standards, identify unsafe activities and potential hazards, and provide recommendations for correction to ensure safety regulation compliance
  • Create a proactive action plan to minimize near-misses & accidents on the safety front and conduct in-depth incident analysis and accident investigation highlighting the root cause and taking corrective measures.
  • Develop & drive environmental control plan by analyzing existing environment-related practices and control mechanisms and identifying potential hazards to ensure SKF operations comply with statutory norms, ISO14001.
  • Liaison with external stakeholders like factory inspector, pollution board, relevant govt. functionaries etc., to ensure smooth operations and functioning
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) & work specific tools are used by every employee onsite
  • Conduct regular checks (planned as well as surprise) in the location, review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy, and ensure that corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHAS & EMS and monitor renewal of licenses and permissions for the manufacturing process.
  • Conduct location wide HSE training needs assessment & identify skill gaps to be addressed create an annual, monthly, or weekly training plan for all locations.


  • Safety health as per the safety parameters for the location
  • EHS & sustainability programs progress
  • Adherence to Statutory compliances & EHS policies
  • Training Plan achievement & Effectiveness




  • In-depth knowledge of EHS practices in manufacturing organizations
  • Strong knowledge of statutory norms & different local & global EHS standards
  • Change Management
  • Strong communication & influential skills


Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety
  • 8+ yrs. of experience in EHS in manufacturing organization
  • Preferably certified lead/internal auditor in ISO 145001:2018 & ISO14001:2015












About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

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