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Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer

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In support of the European organization, our customer, located in Dordrecht, we are hiring a full time:

Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer

He/she reports to the Global EHS Manager in the US while working closely with the local organization and is part of the European Supply Chain management team. The Safety engineer supervises one intern.

In this role, you are responsible for creating and maintaining an environment that drives continuous improvement within all EHS areas. You lead the implementation of and assure compliance with the Environmental, Safety and Health policies and regulations applicable to the Dordrecht location and all the associated activities like progress and performance monitoring and reporting thereof. You play a key role in setting the standards through leading by example and providing hands-on expertise to the organization.

You will work within the regional team but also align with the Global Safety organization based in the US.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Assure the integrated management system contains all elements of the requirements of ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Responsible Care 14001.
• Function as the Subject Matter Expert for assigned topics.
• Define the annual EHS goals, objectives and KPI’s in cooperation with the global and local management teams.
• Provide for EHS action tracking on corrective and preventive measures from safety incidents, audits, corporate programs, KPI’s and assure follow up.
• Ensure timely and accurate reporting of the EHS performance (indicators) both internally as well as externally.
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• Actively participate in the development or updating of company level procedures and processes.
• Develop and maintain assigned facility EHS processes, documents, and forms.
• Partner with Operations to drive the proper execution of the Management of Change process.
• Lead and conduct detailed hazard assessments for a variety of initiatives, including machine safety, walking-working surfaces, and ergonomics.Manage the Emergency Response Plan and coordinate exercises.
• Execute risk assessments alike SA, FRA, RI&E, ergonomics, etc.
• Lead and assist sites in conducting effective root cause analyses for incidents and trends. Ensure corrective actions stemming from incidents are closed in a timely fashion.
• Review and maintain facility sustainability and environmental processes.
• Act as Waste registration coordinator.
• Participate in EHS & Q assessments of third parties.
• Maintain and update local regulatory permits and compliance plans at assigned locations.
• Assure compliance to and maintenance of the Operational permits of the location(s)
• Act as focal point of the communications to authorities and environmental agencies.
• Act as Port Facility Security Officer responsible for the Port Facility Security Plan.
• Coordinate and ensuring compliance with all Dutch and European legislation.

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• Bachelor’s Degree in Integral Safety Management (IVK), HVK or related Engineering Studies.
• A minimum of 5+ years of experience in EHS. A background in chemical or automotive industry related is a plus.
• Sound knowledge of the requirements standard like Responsible care, ISO 14001, and OSHAS 18001.
• A thought leader who works well across organizations, who is adept at building consensus and help shape the organization's strategy.
• Hands on team player with high energy and enthusiasm for EHS matters and the ability to motivate others.
• Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
• Fluent in Dutch and English.
• Strong PC skills: MS Excel, Power Point, and Word. SAP knowledge is strongly preferred.
• The candidate must be willing and able to grow into different leadership roles in the organization.
• A valid work permit to work in the Netherlands.


Our client believes your career should provide more than financial returns; we believe it should also provide qualities such as personal satisfaction, opportunity and growth. Next to that she offers a competitive salary, 27 holidays, a great set of company benefits and the possibility to work in an international and dynamic environment.




M. de Krieger

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