Global Process Safety Engineer Chemicals

Code 1549
Regio zuid
Datum vacature 19 november 2020


Our client is a global market leader in sustainable ingredients for the food, pharmaceuticals and bioplastics industry. They have a worldwide network of production facilities and sales offices in more than 100 countries and with more than 2000 emplyees. They are known for their quality, product innovation and customer orientation. For them we are searching for a Global Process Safety Engineer, placed in Gorinchem but working globally.


As a Global Process Safety Engineer you will be part of the Global Environmental, Health and Safety Department and member of the Global EHS Platform. This position is full-time based in Gorinchem and reports to the Global EHS Platform Leader. The main purpose of this position is to provide functional support for all sites globally, mainly in the domain of process safety, risk assessments, root cause analysis and auditing.

Here's what your ordinary day as a Global Process Safety Specialist might look like while performing the following activities:

  • Lower the amount of process safety incidents through process safety risk assessments (HAZOPs or other techniques depending on project and risk level related to bigger investment programs.
  • Perform and review RCAs, share the outcomes and learnings and follow-up on efficiency of action plans.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert person related to process safety for all facilities.
  • Develop and support the internal safety auditing process.
  • Create and maintain a zero incident culture for Safety and Environment.
  • Support the Global Engineering Group in process safety related matters.
  • Support the Global EHS Platform Leader in other safety related topics

Functie eisen

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering (chemical, process, mechanical) or (process) Safety.
  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in (chemical) processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of HAZOP or different process risk assessment and evaluation techniques (Tripod, Barrier, 5W, FMEA)
  • Extensive knowledge of different RCA techniques, including human factor analysis
  • Good command of both written and spoken English, Portuguese is desirable as well.
  • Willingness to travel internationally frequently (20-30%).
  • Able to set clear direction.
  • Be a strong team player.
  • Strong organizer: e.g. manage internal safety audit program, HAZOP planning.
  • Very good communicating skills: e.g. leading group sessions with different audience
  • Influencer: convince people of different levels to get actions implemented and sustained.

Wat bieden wij

We offer a challenging job at a company which develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life. In the Netherlands they have been awarded a Top Employer certification many times. We offer you the chance to join a company with a culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference in an international focus.

Aanvullende informatie

Want to know more? Please contact Alice van den Berge at or 06-40526368.

QHSE-Professionals is een werving & selectie en recruitmentsupport bureau voor vaste banen en interim functies op het gebied van Quality, Health, Safety & Environment (Kwaliteit, Veiligheid, Arbo en Milieu). Wij bemiddelen in functies als SHEQ Manager, Kwaliteitsmanager, KAM Coördinator, Quality Assurance Officer, Manager HSE, Veiligheidskundige, QA engineer, QHSE Advisor, KAM Coordinator, HVK ’er en MVK ’er en werken voor opdrachtgevers in onder meer energie, afval, recycling, food, farmacie, facilitair, scheepvaart, olie & gas, chemie, kunststof, offshore, metaal, bouw, infra, maritime, automotive, ICT en logistiek

Eigenschappen van deze vacature


  • Vast


  • Industrie
    • (Petro) chemie


  • Coördinator
  • Engineer


  • medior
  • senior


  • Veiligheid
    • HAZOP
    • HAZID
    • Proces Safety
    • Route Cause Analysis


  • 3 - 5 jaar
  • 5 - 10 jaar
  • 10+ jaar


  • HBO


  • Noord-Brabant
  • Utrecht