Environmental Manager, Supply Chain Denmark - Aarhus, Denmark


Viby J, DK

Are you an inspirational and engaging Senior Environmental Professional who is passionate about the food industry, then you have the opportunity to join Arla Foods Denmark now., You will get the chance to play an instrumental role to further develop and implement our environmental standards, towards our ZERO loss vision. In recent years Arla has made significant gains in step changing its EHS culture, and we are now looking for a new Environmental Country Manager for Denmark to be our lead within all Environmental matters, BAT and ISO 14001 multisite certificate.


This role is based in head office in Viby Denmark, including frequent site activities across all DK Arla Foods production and logistics sites. Occasional international travel can be expected. The role will report to the Global Environment, Health & Safety Director.


How you will make an impact

As an Environmental Manager, you will be the voice of Environment Health & Safety (EHS) within Arla to enable equal visibility and importance to other business priorities. You will give Environmental subject matter expert guidance and support to the QEHS agenda and develop country and global initiatives that drive risk reduction and organisational competence (skills, knowledge and behaviours).


Your key areas of responsibilities will be:

  • Support Country QEHS business partner and operational teams in ensuring environmental compliance to internal and external standards
  • Support energy and water optimization team
  • Support serious incident and crisis management situations, including contact to authorities
  • Monitor and targeting Environmental related metrics and KPI’s
  • Work collaboratively across the business to share EHS learnings and best practices
  • Be the primary link to relevant authorities and industries on environmental matters


What will make you successful

To thrive in this role, we value candidates who bring diverse experiences and perspectives. We are looking for individuals with a solid background in working with Environmental matters, ideally in a global QEHS organization related to food production, and experience in collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders across FMCG operations, retailers, and logistics. Preferably, you also have experience in roles like Project Manager or Lead Auditor and hold a degree in fields such as Chemical Management, food science/technology, or a related discipline.


Proficiency in the Danish language, both in written and verbal communication, is essential, as well as expert knowledge of Danish environmental legal matters. A valid driver's license for Denmark is also a requirement.


As an individual, you should embody the following characteristics:

  • Demonstrate unwavering integrity and sound judgment in your actions and decisions.
  • Skillfully establish and nurture positive relationships with colleagues and partners, fostering collaboration and teamwork.
  • Possess strong analytical skills to navigate complexity and ambiguity, ensuring effective problem-solving.
  • Adroitly handle both strategic and operational aspects of the role, showcasing adaptability and versatility

What do we offer?
We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.


Would you like to join us

If you want to join us and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. We are conducting interviews on an ongoing basis. Hence, please apply as soon as possible.

For additional information, feel free to call Global EHS Director, Filip Rasmussen at +45 30373614.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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