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Manager, EHS


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 Manager to reinforce our EHSS SABIC site Geleen department.



  • Optimizing the implementation of EHSS policies within the various production sites of SABIC, Geleen site.
  • Managing a team of safety professionals (Industrial Hygienist; B. Sc. Safety (HVK), TA EHSS Engineer and Transport Safety Specialist) and ensuring safe working methods on site.
  • Professional advice and active support of management and operational staff towards continuous improvement in the field of EHSS and the realization of objectives in this area.



  • Lead, direct and coach own team and SHEM analysts.
  • Develop, implement and optimize Safety and Health related programs, projects and trainings with the goal of improving EHSS performance.
  • Actively participate in various meetings and networks such as Site EHSS team meetings, Culture Network, Health and Safety Network, Chemicals Management Network.
  • Facilitator role for RCA/ team investigation and where appropriate provide substantive contribution to incident investigation.
  • Encourage learning from incidents.
  • As owner/manager (Element Leader), implement, audit and optimize elements of the Operational Management System in the field of Incident Management (OMS 318), Industrial Hygiene (OMS 3110), including assurance of local laws and regulations herein.
  • Point of contact for Site management on health and safety related issues and as Subject Matter Expert for various topics (Culture and Behavioral Change, HFAT, OMS316 safe work practices, OMS 3113 transport safety).
  • Implement Corporate initiatives on EHSS.
  • Identify, develop and implement improvement initiatives in the area of EHSS, both with respect to processes and procedures as well as behavioral and cultural aspects.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement in safety performance of contractors through various initiatives: chair SABIC and Partners SHE officers monthly meeting; improve contractor onboarding processes; identify and implement theme-based EHSS activities together with contractors.
  • Improve safety performance through safety inspections, field checks, risk assessments, project management of safety projects. 



  • Part of the EHSS Management Team.
  • Responsible for coordinating and prioritizing team activities within own work area on a daily basis to achieve work objectives.
  • Provides guidance and advice to team members on matters pertaining to own work area. Escalates problems to the manager if and when necessary.



  • A master or bachelor degree
  • Preferably a completed MOSHE or HVK education, minimum of 5 years work experience in similar management position and work environment
  • Tactical and strategic communication skills and able to act at different levels (internal and external) as EHSS representative of SABIC.
  • Experience in setting up and delivering training
  • Provide solicited and unsolicited advice to management on EHSS aspects
  • Good command of Dutch and English



For more information about this role you can contact Corporate Recruiter Laura Deckers via laura.deckers@sabic.com.


Please upload your application, resume ánd motivation-letter, online, not via email.


Important notice: 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 the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependent of 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.