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HSE Manager

Location: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0038957
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated HSE Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Batesburg, SC.

About Us:

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organization to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in.


  • HSE Management System implemented of multiple locations in compliance with International Standards, IMS and Local Procedures;
  • Ensure the implementation of the activities in compliance with HSE Policies, Customer Requirements, HSE Legislative requirements and the HSE Management System.
  • Ensure the implementation of the HSE hazard identification, risk assessment and determination of necessary controls measures;
  • Ensure the implementation of HSE Compliance Legislative Audit in relation to the annual schedule;
  • Develop the HSE Programs for the achieving of the planned HSE Objectives and Targets;
  • Ensure HSE Local Communication, Participation and Consultation;
  • Ensure the identification of the HSE training needs and the implementation of the necessary HSE training program in cooperation with HR Department;
  • Ensure the identification of emergency situation and the management procedure for response;
  • Ensure the monitoring, reporting and communication of the HSE performance and provide recommendations and solutions in case of negative trends;
  • Ensure that all HSE accidents and incidents are reported, investigated and analyzed at the purpose to learn from incidents;
  • Ensure that nonconformities are identified and corrective/preventive actions are taken into account to mitigate it and avoid the recurrence;
  • Participate in annual internal/external HSE Audits;
  • Ensure that working areas are inspected on regular base in compliance with local legislation and HSE Management System;
  • Participate in the annual management review meetings.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health, Safety and/or Environment Management
  • 5+ years managing safety in a Manufacturing Industry  
  • Experience with Electrical Safety & Standards (e.g. NFPA 70E)
  • Communication, presentation and training Development and Delivery Experience
  • Experience integrating into functional teams and engaging stakeholders from across all disciplines in the HSE Program
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA Regulations
  • Implementing programs and policies within ISO 14001 and 45001 Certified Organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices for compliance with corporate and legislative requirements, standards, and regulations.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships and promote a harmonious safety environment.
  • Ability to complete written reports and electronic communications expeditiously and with a high-degree of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Computer proficiency with a strong knowledge of PCs and software applications related to the work, such as MS Office, Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint, etc.
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and take action on safety-related issues, conduct root cause incident investigations and handle both uncomfortable and sensitive situations.
  • Ability to travel within the US

Desired Skills &Experience

  • OSHA 511 Authorized Outreach Trainer Designation
  • Lead ISO 14001 and 45001 Auditor Certification
  • Experience developing and implementing internal auditing programs.

Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities. 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at 
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected].   Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

In accordance with the DOT’s FRA and FTA programs, Hitachi’s substance screening program tests pre-employment candidates and current employees, as required for safety-sensitive positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected].

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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