EHS Advisor - Brussells

Chemicals - Operations
Ref: 111 Date Posted: Friday 09 Aug 2019
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Our Client
Our client for over 100 years, has been at the forefront of innovation. The company offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

The Job - EHS Advisor
Primarily responsible for developing, implementing and managing Global Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHSS) programs to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies and practices.


EHS Responsibilities:

  • Drive continuous improvement in EHS performance in order to achieve EHS excellence & keep internal and external EHS Management systems certifications in place.
  • Implement local EHS programs to ensure compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and with SUEZ and Business Policies.
  • Organizes and coordinates risk-assessments for machines and installations, investigations of incidents and accidents, and advises in complex root cause investigations in order to be able to improve safety and reduce risks.
  • Organize and coordinate employee EHS training.
  • Track goals achievement through collection, analysis and communication of EHS goals and measurements
  • Participate in EHS compliance and/or management system audits and providing guidance to field EHS personnel on conformance and best management practices.
  • Knowledgeable of local EHS regulations affecting business operations and communicates specific regulatory requirements as they apply to the work setting.
  • Realize EHS Field audits at customer sites, ensure or support prompt closure of findings. Travelling less than 20% work time in Belgium and Netherlands.


EHS Other Responsibilities:

  • Support senior leadership and operations
  • Oversee of the work of EHS consultants for specific EHS projects (eg. Audits, Training, Site Assessment.)
  • Coordinate the safety of employees who work in the company buildings.


EHS Required Qualifications

  • Safety Engineer / Safety advisor level 2

  • 3 - 5 years experience in a similar function

  • Knowledge of local and European EHS legislation

  • General Knowledge in link with the job: Risks, analytical tools

  • Profound knowledge of health & safety issues, in particular, the risks associated with chemicals.

  • Fluently speaking Dutch, English and knowledge of French appreciated. 


EHS Desired Characteristics 

  • Demonstrated ability to influence organization culture, personnel and EHS programs

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects and tasks by using timelines and tracking systems of action plan/milestones to assure self-delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize the most important liabilities and compliance issues and focuses activities/efforts on them.

  • Excellent personal skills, ability to interact with key customers.



Get in touch with 
Michal Barut       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 436