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Logistics HSE Manager EMEA

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: AkzoNobel

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.

Job Purpose

 

  1. Delivery – Guide line management to deliver HSE policy, set the culture and manage hazards (30%)
  2. Improvement – Act as a change agent for continuous improvement and a role model for compliance and commitment (20%)
  3. Capability – Leverage HSE expertise to build HSE capability in logistics (20%)
  4. Strategy – Contribute to the HSE strategy beyond own unit (10%)
  5. Other - Support multiple warehouse locations with HSE expertise (20%).

Key Accountabilities

 

  1. Delivery Guide line management to deliver HSE policy, set the culture and manage hazards (30%)
    Tasks: Guide Site Management Team and line management to develop and ensure implementation of HSE policies, plans and practices for the Logistics locations and warehouses in line with the AkzoNobel HSE Policy, Directives, Rules & Procedures and in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements; together with and in support of line management, set the safety culture and manage hazards.

     
  2. Improvement Act as a change agent for continuous improvement and a role model for compliance and commitment (20%)
    Tasks: Be a change agent for continuous improvement in the HSE standards, performance, capability and culture of the warehouse locations in line with the AkzoNobel programs; along with line management, spend time on the shop floor and act as a role model for ensuring compliance with and commitment to the AkzoNobel HSE Policy, Directives, Rules & Procedures, including its risk tolerance criteria for People and Process Safety, Environmental, Health and Security.

     
  3. Capability Leverage HSE expertise to build HSES capability in logistics (20%)
    Tasks: As a member of the Regional Logistics Management Team, be an effective coach for the Logistics teams by leveraging and extending its HSE knowledge through personal participation in AkzoNobel expert pools for delivery of the Safety Common Platform, HSE Faculty learning programs, auditing and/or incident investigation and/or through training activities within the warehouse locations as well as through personal functional development. Identify and develop HSE resources in external in-source WHs.

Key Activities

 

4. Strategy Contribute to the HSE strategy (10%)
Tasks: Contribute to the development of the HSE strategy for design, deployment and delivery of the AkzoNobel HSE Policy, Directives, Rules & Procedures and Safety Common Platform for logistics, in order to ensure alignment of objectives and performance of the warehouse locations.

 

5. Other - Local Regulations (20%)

Tasks: Ensure the government’s regulations and guidelines being attended by the range of activities covered in warehouse locations considering employees, community relations, environmental and other stakeholders. Represent company in relevant HSE forums.

Experience

 

Qualifications/education:

Bachelor degree in areas related to HSE, Chemistry and/or Supply Chain.

Work experience in a similar role within manufacturing/chemical industry.

 

Management/general skills:

  • Strong strategic and conceptual skills with ability to execute and follow through;
  • Positive influencing: ability to convince others, gain agreement or acceptance of plans, activities and ability to move others willingly towards a desired goal or course of action;
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement of the processes, policies, standards;
  • Able to work in an inclusive way in the HSE community to make sure the business experiences ‘one voice’ and the teams collective objectives are met;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, entrepreneurship, result oriented, negotiation, problem solving, project management, business acumen;
  • Very good verbal and written English language skills (mandatory);
  • Relevant experience in different multiple units, disciplines, locations and/or other companies;
  • Broad (people) management capabilities.

 

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: 13675