EHSS Manager Geleen Manufacturing



SABIC Europe is committed to conducting its activities in a manner that protects the safety and health of all employees, customers and (local) communities in which we operate. We also take responsibility for environmental aspects and the integrity of our company assets. Within this framework, EHSS SABIC Limburg BV advises and supports management in the execution of SHE-policies, requirements and standards in the field of Safety, Health and Environment to ensure that organizational entities are conducting their activities in a responsible and sustainable way with respect to License to Operate and an Injury and Incident Free working environment.

To support manufacturing management site Geleen in achieving these objectives we are looking for an EHSS Manager to reinforce our EHSS SABIC site Geleen department.


*Optimizing the implementation of EHSS policies within the various production sites of, Geleen site.

*SABIC Leading a team of safety professionals (AH; HVK, TA EHSS Engineer and Transport Safety Specialist) and ensuring safe work practices at the site.

*Professionally advise, and actively support, SABIC management and operational staffing towards continuous improvement of the safety performance.

Tasks and result areas:

*Leading, directing and coaching EHSS Engineers and SHEM analysts.

*Developing, implementing and optimizing Health and Safety-related programs, projects, processes and training courses with the aim of improving EHSS performance.

*Actively participate in various networks such as Site EHSS team meetings, Culture Network, Health and Safety Network, Chemicals Management Network.

*Incident follow-up: ovide substantive contribution to incident investigation as appropriate (including facilitation of the RCA/team investigations) and stimulate the organization to learn from the incidents.

*As owner/manager (Element Leader), implement, audit and optimize elements of the Operational Management System in the field of Incident Management (OMS 318), Industrial Hygiene (OMS 3110), including assurance of local laws and regulations therein.

*Point of contact for Site management on safety and health-related issues and as Subject Matter Expert on various topics (Culture and behaviour change, HFAT, OMS316 safe work practices, OMS 3113 transport safety).

*Identify, develop and implement improvement initiatives in the area of EHSS,behaviour and cultural aspects.

*Responsible for continuous improvement in contractors’ safety performance through various initiatives: chairing SABIC and Partners SHE officers monthly meeting; improving contractor onboarding processes; identifying and implementing theme-oriented EHSS activities together with contractors.

*Improve safety performance through safety inspections, field checks, risk assessments, project management of safety projects.

Management Responsibilities:

– Is part of the EHSS Management Team.

– Responsible for coordinating and prioritizing the team’s activities within its own work area on a daily basis to achieve work objectives.

– Provides guidance and advice to team members on issues related to own work area. Escalates problems to the manager if and when required.


– Academic/HBO working and thinking level

– Preferably a completed MOSHE or HVK education, at least 5 years of work experience in similar management position and work environment

– Tactical and strategic communication skills and able to act as SABIC’s EHSS representative at different levels (internal and external).

– Experience in inspiring a team up-to an organization towards a learning organizations in the area of EHSS as well as developing innovating EHSS programs.

– Providing requested and unrequested advice to management on EHSS aspects.

– Excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both written and oral.


Besides a competitive salary and excellent additional benefits, we at SABIC take personal and professional development for granted. We pay attention to developing your professional knowledge to support your ambitions and your further career path by means of a career ladder. Salary depends on your knowledge and experience, based on the SABIC Collective Labour Agreement.


Interested in this position?

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact recruiter: Anke Bovens via

The application closing-date is 31th of May 2024.

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations.

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.