Engineer, EHS

Engineer, EHS

EHS Engineer – Geleen, The Netherlands



 SABIC Europe is committed to conducting its activities in a manner that protects the safety and health of all employees, customers and (local) communities in which we operate. We also take responsibility for environmental aspects and the integrity of our company assets. Within this framework, EHSS SABIC Limburg BV advises and supports management in the execution of SHE-policies, requirements and standards in the field of Safety, Health and Environment to ensure that organizational entities are conducting their activities in a responsible and sustainable way with respect to License to Operate and an Injury and Incident Free working environment.

To support manufacturing management site Geleen in achieving these objectives we are looking for an EHS Engineer to reinforce our EHSS SABIC site Geleen department and the polymer plants.


 The primary task and responsibility of the EHS Engineer is to Optimizing the care for health and safety within SABIC's various production locations, Geleen site. Professional advice and active support of management and operational staff towards continuous improvement of H&S care and the realization of objectives in this area.



 Owner and project leader of improvement initiatives in the field of EHSS, with regard to processes and procedures as well as behavioral and culture aspects for improving the EHSS performance and driver of the EHSS transformation plan.

  • Training and coaching of colleagues within the organization in specific H&S areas.
  • Support, guidance and coaching of operational safety experts (SHEM-analysts) within the various production facilities.
  • Developing, implementing and optimizing Health and Safety related training.
  • Actively participate in various consultations such as Site EHSS team meetings
  • Supporting and, where appropriate, making a substantive contribution to incident investigation.
  • Stimulate learning from incidents.
  • As owner/manager, implementing, auditing and optimizing elements of the Operational Safety Management System, including safeguarding of local laws and regulations.
  • Functioning as Subject Matter Expert (eg work permit/LOTO, PPE, Factory Safety Instruction, LMRA, security, REACH, Chemicals Management, Industrial Hygiene/ AH, Emergency Response).
  • Implement and support Corporate initiated initiatives.



 Technical HBO (Bachelor equivalent) Degree working and thinking level.

  • A completed HVK training, at least 5 years work experience in a comparable position and working environment, preferably SKO certified.
  • Tactical and strategic communication skills and able to act at different levels (internal and external) as an EHSS representative of SABIC.
  • Experience in setting up and providing training.
  • Provide solicited and unsolicited advice to management on EHSS aspects
  • Completed AH training or willing to become a AH-specialist is a plus
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both written and oral



 Interested in this position?


Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Anke Bovens, Corporate Recruiter via email –


The application closing-date is 01-10-2023


Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations.


Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.



SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Our production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.


We have more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 9,000+ global patent filings, and significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.


In Europe, we have over 6,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).


SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.