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Head of EHS Site CH 100% (m/w/d)

Aesch, Switzerland

Established in 1836, Acino is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Zurich, with a clear focus on selected markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region and Latin America. With over 3,000 people across 90 countries, we deliver quality pharmaceuticals to promote affordable healthcare in these emerging markets and leverage our high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities and network to supply leading companies through contract manufacturing and out-licensing.

We are constantly expanding our market position with a future-oriented international business strategy. Therefore, we are looking for a dedicated and motivated person to strengthen our EHS-Team in Aesch/Liesberg as

Die Position

The Role

Head of EHS Site CH 100% (m/w/d)

In this role, you will be the contact person for our employees, management, and authorities on all topics related to occupational safety, health, and environmental protection. You will actively promote and drive occupational safety and sustainability standards at CH sites. Additionally, you will provide support in close cooperation and alignment with all departments on site, especially Production and Engineering.


Your Opportunities

  • Ensuring compliance concerning EHS, process safety, occupational health & safety, occupational hygiene, ergonomics, environmental protection, and corporate social responsibility incl. compliance to local laws
  • Issuing and updating and local official documents, i.e. SOPs, directives, and policies as well as generation and execution of EHS concepts
  • Performing investigations related to EHS incidents at local level
  • Conduction and coordination of EHS Training session at Site, in cooperation with the local departments to ensure / increase safety, health and environmental
  • Monitoring of EHS KPI’s at site such as number of incidents, occp. Hygiene, etc.
  • Conducting of risk assessments and related evaluation of data
  • Takes on tasks in the area of dangerous goods in all modes of transport ensuring compliance concerning Fire Protection on all Buildings on Site

Who You Are

  • Degree as Safety Advisor ASGS/EKAS or Safety Engineer
  • Several years of experiences in an industrial environment, preferred in chemical or pharmaceutical company.
  • Comprehensive understanding of swiss environmental, health and safety legislation
  • Ability to work in a team & communicate efficiently in front of people
  • Training in the area of dangerous goods ADR/RID, IMDG, IATA
  • Excellent german and English skills both verbal and written

We Are Acino

At Acino, we push the boundaries to deliver high-quality pharmaceutical products that improve patients’ lives. Driven by our collective purpose to provide access to medicines to those in need, our strength lies in our unique expertise and presence in emerging and high-growth markets. We are proud to be challenging the status quo in the pharmaceutical industry, always looking ahead to the future with an open mind.
Join Acino, a dynamic and rapidly growing environment where your contributions can make a real difference.

Acino is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We offer a very attractive working environment within a highly motivated team with excellent working conditions. You can expect the following benefits:

  • A job in a crisis-proof pharmaceutical company
  • An international working environment in a constantly growing company
  • A quality and customer-oriented environment
  • A motivated, agile and service-oriented team
  • Interesting and highly diversified tasks that provide a broad basis for your future career in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Attractive salary and pension fund
  • Flexible working hours (possibility of home office)

How To Apply

Please apply via our HR system here.

Note that only direct applications via our HR system (follow the link above) will be considered.

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