Job location(s): ideally based in Bergen op Zoom, however multiple locations in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, UK, Spain, and Italy are possible.
The EMEA EBPO (Engineering & Build Project Organization) Construction Safety Manager is responsible for applying broad and in-depth knowledge of Construction Safety practices and standards, in all the projects managed by the EBPO across the 5 different Business Groups in EMEA.
The Construction Safety Manager provides leadership and direction in the following areas of focus: development and implementation of Construction Safety strategy, continuous improvement of Construction Safety results, shaping of the internal and external Construction Safety culture / brand. He / she is also a member of the EBPO Leadership Team.
The positions also oversees the design, implementation, communication and coordination of all Construction Safety programs of the EBPO Projects Portfolio in the EMEA region. Responsibilities include primary oversight of and leading effective safety activities such as identifying and minimizing the risk of accidents to persons, property and coaching contractor and project staff on safe work practices, pre-job safety planning, safety observations, site inspections/audits, data analysis and corrective action plans and contractor orientation.
40% Project Safety Design & Planning
Ensure Construction Safety Risks and Opportunities are being analyzed in the projects managed by EBPO;
Ensure all applicable laws, regulations and Cargill Construction Safety requirements are communicated to Project Teams (owner and contractors) and action-plans are in place to comply with;
Ensure Project Teams and Contractors are fully introduced to the construction site and safety expectations, including necessary training and education;
Ensure Construction Methods and Design are reviewed, from early project planning through completion of projects;
Consistently implement and set expectations on safety planning (effective Pre-Job Hazard Assessments);
Oversee site construction safety activity plans with local project safety lead and contractors.
30% Safety Leadership & Strategy
Lead the development of the Construction Safety Strategy in the EBPO organization;
Engage at all levels in the EBPO-organization to lead a strong “Achieving Zero Injury Safety Culture”;
Ensure the Construction Safety Strategy within EBPO stays in line with Corporate Construction Safety Guidelines.
Provide in depth Technical Consulting for construction safety related issues;
Lead the development of the Construction Safety Best Practices in EBPO.
15% Project Execution
Conduct comprehensive on-site safety assessments/inspections and verify effective corrective actions are being completed;
Conduct behavior based safety observations and provide feedback on safe and at-risk behaviors;
Ensure adequate level of safety meetings & contractor toolbox meetings.
15% Project Safety Control
Monitor contractor safety prequalification process and training verification;
Coordinate hazard, near misses and incidents reporting and investigations and verify corrective actions are completed;
Participate in contractor annual/end-of-project reviews;
Make comprehensive monthly overview for EBPO-Leadership Team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemical, Food Processing, Mechanical or Electrical;
Minimum 10 years in Engineering & Construction environments;
Solid experience with managing safety on construction projects, including supervising third party contractors;
Safety/Construction safety education;
Knowledgeable in Construction Management Techniques;
Ability to influence and interact with different levels of the organization;
Demonstrated skills at managing and leading in complex and ambiguous situations.
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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Job Safety/Environmental Health
Primary Location Netherlands-NB-Bergen op Zoom
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job