HSE Compliance Officer

HSE Compliance Officer

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Do you enjoy working in fast-paced, global settings? Enjoy enormous growth and the challenges that come with them? Do you share Vanderlande’s high ambitions for a sustainable future? If the answer is ‘yes’, this may just be the right step for you!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Set up a structural approach in HSE compliance management

  • Coordinate further implementation of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 in every relevant location of Vanderlande around the globe;

  • Drive the Zero waste goal on our main manufacturing locations within the context of ISO 14001

  • Drive the Zero Carbon goal per 2040, supported by the requirements of ISO 50001

Your role

In the position of HSE Compliance Officer, you will be contributing to the realization of Vanderlande’s global sustainability ambitions. You will focus on the part of our Sustainability Roadmap, that deals with compliance to internal and external standards and requirements. Some of these goals are:

  • Zero Carbon Footprint per 2040

  • Zero waste from our facilities per 2040

  • ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification for our main locations

Tasks and responsibilities

In this role, you will focus on enhancing and maintaining HSE compliance and adherence to ISO standards. You will drive improvements on (global) HSE performance. You will do so by:

  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining a process for evaluating compliance with legal, customer and Vanderlande requirements in the field of occupational health & safety and environment, meeting the requirements of ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001.

  • Evaluating compliance to these requirements, in close cooperation with local HSE Management.

  • Driving improvements globally on environmental performance (Energy consumption, waste reduction, circularity).

  • Monitoring and advising on compliance to (local) environmental legislation and permit requirements.

  • Developing a Corporate HSE Audit Program, in close cooperation with Quality Assurance and Local HSE Management.

  • Conducting HSE audits at Manufacturing, Project and Service Sites of Vanderlande and at suppliers and contractors of Vanderlande.

  • Keeping records of the above mentioned responsibilities.

  • Reporting to internal and external stakeholders and providing hands-on advice when required.

  • Supporting the Corporate HSE Vision: Deliver World Class HSE Performance, leading our industry. Objectives

Your department

The Global HSE team (6 fte) is part of the BU Technology and is responsible for creating and implementing global HSE policies and guidelines, and for the support of local HSE Management. This role reports to Director Global HSE.

Apart from your direct colleagues in the Global HSE Team, the main contacts for this role are

  • Local HSE Managers & HSE Officers

  • Global Sustainability Office

  • Quality Assurance Department

  • General Counsel & Compliance

  • Legal Department

  • External stakeholders (e.g. certification institutes, Labor Inspectorate, suppliers)

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Management

  • Practical knowledge and experience in the field of Environmental Management

  • Up to 5 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health & Safety, preferably gained in a construction a/o mechanical engineering environment.

  • Experience with ISO 14001/ISO 50001/ISO 45001 is a must.

  • Experience in occupational safety or sustainability is a plus.

  • Good communication skills, mastering the English language

  • Excellent stakeholder management

  • Setting of high standards / setting a good example

  • Ability to analyze information & produce written reports

  • Assertiveness, you are willing and able to challenge status quo

  • Excellent command of the English language

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of HSE Compliance Officer, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

If this challenging profile appeals to you, apply now by filling in the application form and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter – +31 413 49 30 24