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Director, HSE, North America in Charlotte, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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The Director HSE NA is responsible for leadership, oversight and management of HSE resources in all NA. This entails driving strategy, development and execution of the Global HSE & Sustainability strategy and HSE goals. Main HSE function areas are HSE management, working environment, safety, security, environment and climate, food safety and crisis management.


  • Advise, support and challenge the line managers at all levels to develop, communicate and implement the HSE strategy to reach our goal of zero harm
  • Partner with BU and global support team’s leadership to identify and develop talent management strategies, identify gaps, and plan processes to support business initiatives
  • Contribute to and lead the HSE strategy and ensure it is  up to date and serve North American needs
  • Contribute to, lead communicate, and coordinate of all health, environmental and safety/security programs
  • Identify best HSE practices, drive learning and communicate those across the group to ensure continuous improvement and best practice.
  • Supports cost-effective business processes and continuous improvement through standardized tools and focus on quality.
  • Help ensure HSE becomes a competitive edge in the way ACT does business
  • Participate in developing HSE Awareness and culture program
  • Coordinate and lead North American Emergency response


  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, with 6-10 years of experience or combination
  • Excellent acumen on how HSE impact fuel and retail business and vice versa. Good knowledge in safety and security.
  • Proven ability to influence without direct authority
  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
  • Certified EHS/HSE/ Professional preferred 
  • OSHA certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort collaborating with site leaders 
  • Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Proficiency at tracking / IT systems and Project Management beneficial

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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