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Title:  HSE Manager

Requisition ID:  52633
Date:  Jul 19, 2022

Singapore, Singapore, SG

Department:  HSE



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

Responsible for the implementation of the WEST Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) strategy and to carry out the duties as a registered Safety Officer and Fire Safety Manager for all the sites in Singapore. This role also functionally reports to Senior Manager, Global HSE Value Stream with 1 direct report.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementation of HSE strategy and annual budget recommendation
  • Provide guidance and oversight to his direct report including supervision, development, evaluation and disciplinary actions where the need arises.
  • Lead and guide the site HSE committee
  • Anticipates, identifies, and evaluates hazardous conditions and environmental risks and take appropriate actions
  • Conduct and organize HSE audits, trainings, meetings.  Develop action plans and conduct follow-up actions to address relevant site safety issues
  • Develop, maintain and ensure effective emergency response in place
  • Organize and conduct CERT audit and other relevant drills
  • Liaise with local authorities and manage license renewal
  • Manage all HSE incidents and non-conformance investigations. Track corrective and preventive actions to closure
  • Review internal HSE policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate
  • Implement HSE policies & procedures that ensure a safe and healthy working environment compliant with legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Lead the HSEMS and the efforts to control risk and ensure continual improvements beyond compliance
  • Facilitate the HSE aspects of any shifting of facilities/equipment
  • Collect, analyze and reporting of site HSE KPIs including improvement plans
  • Lead, guide and develop HSE team member
  • Partner with all functional area management to create a safe work environment
  • Liaise with global site HSE leads to enhance the safety culture and systems at West
  • Supports site incident reporting process to ensures effective investigation, reporting, corrective actions, trends, and best practice sharing throughout the business and are incorporated into the procedures and policies, if necessary
  • Investigate, analyze, identify and recommend controls for causes and/or potential causes of accidents, exposures to hazardous materials and ergonomic hazards.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor


Education and Experience:

  • Registered as a Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WHSO) with Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in compliance with local HSE legislation
  • Degree in Engineering, Health and Safety or equivalent
  • ISO 45001 and/or Achievement of Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Manage Hazardous Substances Course (MHS) an added advantage


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Certified Fire Safety Manager
  • Industrial site production environment experience 
  • Experience in Lean/Six Sigma an added advantage
  • Good written and oral communication skills.  The ability to competency to speak in Chinese Mandarin would be helpful
  • Must have excellent interpersonal & problem-solving skills & be able to interface with employees in all levels of the organization; must possess good organization, time-management, negotiating & conflict resolution skills; excellent computer skills (including MS Office experience using Word & Excel) required.



  • Experience in managing authorities and contractors


Physical and Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel may be required







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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