- Post Date:20th August 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.
£38,000 – £44,000 depending on experience
A qualified Health & Safety professional with an understanding of HSES processes in a production environment you are ready to take on a more demanding role. We have it here at AkzoNobel in Ashington. We are a company recognised for offering careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We have also been awarded Top Employer status and are admired globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers.
As HSE Specialist, you will help production teams understand safety processes by building their understanding of theoretical concepts, industry standards and best practices. You will guide colleagues in developing and implementing HSE&S policies, procedures, plans and practices in line with internal and regulatory requirements. You will also provide practical and valuable advice to the line organisation as well as contribute to the development and implementation of site improvement plans. You will act as a role model for compliance and our commitment to H&S too. Important will be the ability to coach colleagues to increase HSES knowledge, support continuous improvement and maintain the highest operating standards.
With a good understanding of HSES processes, you will possess strong strategic and conceptual skills gained in a manufacturing operation. Able to influence others, you will be expert at gaining agreement or acceptance of plans and moving others willingly towards a desired goal or course of action. An effective communicator, you will used to driving continuous improvement in processes, policies and standards. Results orientated, you are good at solving problems and managing projects too. You will also have a good understanding of management systems such as ISO 14001 & 45001 or their equivalent as well as possess a NEBOSH certificate and IEMA chartership (or be working towards them).
Who are AkzoNobel?
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.
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: 10957