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HSE Specialist / Netherlands

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Location: I Jmuiden, Netherlands
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We are currently recruiting for a HSE Specialist to be based in IJmuiden, North-Holland but will travel to different location to The Hague, Coevorden, Heerhugowaard, Den Helder and Scheveningen. The HSE Specialist supports local Management in establishing and continuously improving HSE culture within the worksite. Pool cars will be available to use when traveling to the various locations. If you prefer to travel with your own car you will be eligable to claim mileage.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Expectations

  1. To develop Managers' awareness and ensure HSE is an integral part of Line Management responsibilities and objectives.
  2. To assist Line Management in:
    • Understanding and Implementing the HSE Management System;
    • Monitoring HSE objectives;
    • Liaising with local contractors, and agencies regarding HSE;
    • Assessing the local risks;
    • Generating local HSE procedures, work instructions and checklists as required;
    • Preparing and monitoring HSE plans that define how the HSE Management System is implemented at location level;
    • Monitoring compliance to policies, standards and procedures;
    • Plan and assist in compliance audits and self-audits (HSE MS, HSE and Product Line standards).
  3. To advise Management on corrective action required;
  4. To coordinate and actively participate in the screening and HSE training of all personnel, including contractors;
  5. To keep abreast of any new documentation and training material related to HSE and to inform management accordingly;
  6. To ensure that the relevant HSE documentation is updated and available on the site;
  7. To advise Management on the level of compliance of the local HSE program, local and national requirements/regulations of the host country;
  8. To actively monitor & follow-up on HSE reports and facilitate LPT meetings, HSE audits;
  9. To support line management in investigations of failures and accidents;
  10. To develop and maintain a high level of awareness among all personnel through communications, training, and promoting active involvement of employees in HSE;
  11. To recommend improvements to the HSE program;
  12. Regular Quest reviews to ensure the logged data is correct and up to date;
  13. To analyze HSE trends for the location.
Additional Requirements

  • Hands on experience with the implementation of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems;
  • Experience in radiation and explosives compliance (lack of it is not a deal breaker);
  • Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA) L3” qualification as a preference;
  • Dutch speaking person would be essential to liaise with the regulatory bodies when necessary.
  • As is also needed to drive to all the different locations in the NL (driving license will be mandatory)
Previous Experience and Competencies

University degree or Master’s degree preferred; equivalent experience to be considered:
  • HSE recognized as strength by peer and manager
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic English understanding
Additional information

Applicants with a non-university degree will be considered for the position when:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience
  • HSE recognized as strength by peer and manager
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic English understanding

Applicants with university degrees will be considered for the position when:

University degree or Master’s degree in a related field such as Occupational health & safety or Environmental science/management.

Competencies to be kept current
  • HSE Professional training of step 1-4.
  • Completion of the NEBOSH International Certificate (or equivalent)
Only EU- citizens will be considered to be based in the Netherlands. 

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