HSE Business Partner
- Post Date:11th June 2021
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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
A qualified Health & Safety professional with a background in production engineering you are now looking for your next career move. Look no further than this Health & Safety role with AkzoNobel. Home to world class brands, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers.
We are now looking for an experienced HSE professional to deliver our HSE policy, as well as champion an HSE culture and drive continuous improvement within our manufacturing business in Stowmarket. As HSE & S Business Partner you will guide managers to develop and implement HSE policies, plans and practices in line with corporate procedures and relevant regulatory requirements. You will assist the business set the safety culture and manage hazards as well as support our move from compliance to commitment based safety. We will look to you to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives that deliver upgraded company performance too. You will also use your HSE expertise to coach and share learning to enhance HSE capability within the business. In addition, you will use your knowledge to contribute to the development of our overall HSE strategy.
A graduate in a relevant discipline you will have a strong understanding of the legislation and compliance needs around HSE issues, and ideally hold a relevant HSE qualification. Good at communicating with people at all levels you will possess strong interpersonal and problem solving skills as well as the ability to influence managers and departments to take responsibility for HSE standards. Comfortable acting as an agent of change you will be able to demonstrate continuous improvement delivery and expertise in working with management systems such as ISO 14001 or equivalent.
Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.
If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
We may consider flexible working for this role.
Salary for this position is circa £45,000 depending on skills and experience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
Requisition ID: 10843