HSE Manager

Our Client, a privately held, family-owned and operated company, has more than 3,000 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

They are currently looking for a HSE Manager.

The HSE Manager is responsible for the implementation and continuous improvement of processes and systems related to environmental, health, and safety within the company. 

Function description

Together with the site management, you ensure consistency with policy, as well as the standards and priorities of the improvement plan, taking into account legal requirements. You act as an expert who promotes and maintains a positive safety culture within the organization, and provides guidance, training to the teams.

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing, implementing, development and maintaining the HSE system policies , programs and procedures
  • Assist with developing or updating plans such as SPCC, SPPP, emergency response, and contingency planning.
  • Ensuring that all applicable internal and external reporting requirements are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Leading or taking an active role in activities to reduce, reuse and recycle. Leading projects for Safety, Health and Sustainability within the EMEA region
  • Reporting of KPIs related to health and safety in accordance with regional standards.
  • Investigation of (near) accidents, incidents, and taking action to prevent recurrence
  • Daily contact with the workplace to promote safety programs and accident prevention
Job requirements
  • Level 1 safety advisor and environmental coordinator level with + 5 years of experience preferable in a chemical organization
  • Experience person in creating and driving a safety culture
  • Excellent communications and collaboration skills
  • People oriented person and able to motivate and inspire people
  • Well organized and accurate
  • Knowledge of OHSAS 18001 is a plus
  • Language skills: Dutch and English
  • Experience with Seveso regulations is a plus but not a requirement.

6 Months Interim Management assignment, full time.

Organizational and departmental definition

As the HSE Manager you will serve as the head of the HSE department.


Patrick Michielsen Partner