Health, Safety & Environment Engineer

  • Oinofyta 320 11, Greece
  • Full-time

Company Description

General Mills is among the world’s leading food companies with the purpose of serving the world by Making Food People Love.

Headquartered in the United States in Minnesota, General Mills, with over $16.6 billion in net sales and more than 38,000 employees worldwide, is one of the top food companies in the world, marketing a portfolio of dynamic and trusted consumer brands across a wide range of food categories, holding No.1 or No. 2 market positions in virtually every category in which they compete.

Some of our most known global and regional brands are Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Green Giant, Nature Valley, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, in addition to strong local brands such as Knack & Back in Germany, Jus-Rol in the United Kingdom, and Latina in Australia/NZ.

We have a commitment to developing each employee's talents and skills for the benefit of the business and the person. We recruit people with the potential to succeed, and then help them realise that potential. We provide well-defined career paths and actively encourage career opportunities throughout the global business.

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated and agile young graduate for the key role of Health, Safety and Environmental Engineer.

While helping us build our Human Safety Culture at Oinofyta Plant, you are expected to act as a Subject Matter Expert and lead the Site’s Human Safety and Environmental compliance by following Greek legislation and General Mills Global Standards.

Your passion and commitment will be reflected on the way you role model safety, working towards our vision of Zero Loss Culture.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with Safety and Environmental legislation and ISO 14001 requirements

  • Inspect the site conditions (e.g. facilities, processes, tools, equipment), define possible hazards and propose corrective/preventative actions

  • Assess, investigate and track incidents and near misses and gather evidence about their causes

  • Develop, implement and enforce policies that reduce the risk and likelihood of HSE incidents

  • Construct and implement the annual HSE plant improvement plans

  • Determine training needs, design and implement HSE training programs (e.g. safety guidelines, emergency situations, use of Personal Protective Equipment etc.)

  • Advise the Plant Leadership Team and key stakeholders for HSE related gaps and help establish best practices in the shop floor

  • Additional tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor in Production/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering or other similar background

  • Master in a relative area will be considered as an asset

  • Learning agility, analytical thinking

  • Proactiveness, troubleshooting and “Can do” attitude

  • Strong communication and coaching skills

  • Proficiency in PC, MS Office software applications and data management

  • Fluency in Greek and English language

Additional Information

What will you get from us?

  • An employee-focused culture and a dynamic work environment

  • Benefits such as private healthcare, transportation and performance bonus

  • Ways to help you grow your skill set through training and cross-functional experience

Choosing a career with us means joining a company that makes a difference all over the globe, all day long. There is tremendous opportunity here for creative thinkers who want to lead the industry through innovation, nourish the world with quality, and be part of something big.

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