Environment, Health, Safety & sustainability Engineer // Zuid-Holland // 2 years position
Leiden, Netherlands
2 dagen geleden

SIRE® is the market leader in Life Sciences recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continuous innovation.

We like technology, in a Life Sciences market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies.

By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe.

This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment : we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market.

Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment , making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!Our client is a professional Pharmaceutical organisation, based in Zuid-Holland Netherlands.

The Company

Our client is looking for a new colleague to strengthen our Environment, Safety, Health & Sustainability (EHS&S) Team for two years.

We are looking for an EHS&S engineer who likes to interact with people, sees problems as opportunities and gets energized by improving EHS&S processes to ensure that the EHS&S risks within the organization maintain controlled.

If you feel you get energy from EHS&S and are ready for a new challenge, here’s your chance!

Role Description

The EHS&S Department leads the implementation of the World Wide EHS&S, the ISO14001 and the OHSAS18001 (to become ISO45001) Management System standards.

We work in a close collaboration with the EHS&S organisation in the Netherlands and related countries.

Management of EHS&S is a core responsibility of the entire organization where we as EHS&S department support by having a strong relationship with site-

departmental EHSS Representatives, Management System Standards Owners / Subject Matter Experts and Site Management.


Your tasks and responsibilities in this department / team are :

Expert in EHS&S Risk Assessments (e.g. JSA’s, RI&E) and Emergency Management

Strong knowledge about Occupational Hygiene subjects (e.g. noise, ergonomics, exposure to chemicals)

Lead and / or support the implementation of EHS&S Standards within your field of expertise

Coach / lead teams of EHS&S Representatives and Standards Owners / SME’s

Perform EHS&S assessments within projects and set up, lead and / or support EHS&S projects (for example waste reduction, use of chemical substances)

Lead incident investigations

Lead in- and external audits and inspections (for example ISO 14001-2015, EHS&S Comprehensive Audits, governmental agencies)

Conduct EHS&S related risk assessments like facility, ergonomic and chemical risk assessments

Give EHS&S training on EHS&S related topics

Present periodically to the Site Leadership Team

Develop and / or improve EHS&S processes and practices

EHS&S support to other (mainly offices) company locations within the Netherlands


Education, experience and knowledge necessary for this function :

Bachelor or comparable level (chemical, mechanical, electrical)

At least 7 years’ experience in the field or EHS&S (lab, R&D, chemical and / or biological environment)

Additional course Safety Manager level 3 ( HVK ) and / or Industrial Hygiene ( AH ) or comparable

Dutch and English in speaking and writing

Experience with international Management System Standards like ISO14001, OHSAS18001

Experience with Management of Change processes

Other information

You are driven to search for practical EHS&S solutions which are compliant with local and national codes and company standards.

This with close interaction with others within the company. You are only satisfied when improvements are sustainable. You have a can do mentality and see improving the EHS&S performance as a collective responsibility.

You focus only on short term fixes when really needed because you prefer to focus on long term solutions while you coach others to do the same.

Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Ria Bos.

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