GE SHEQ Manager in Herentals, Belgium
Power Water & Distributed Power
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Posted Position Title
Environmental Health & Safety
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Belgium
Operational and strategical activities:
The SHEQ manager leads the EHS and Quality team.
The SHEQ manager is responisble to ensure that the Herentals, SEVESO High Tier, site meets all European, Belgian, Flemisch and GE – corporate regulation and requirements with regards to Safety, health and environment and quality eg:
Permits (environmentals, ...)
GE framework 2.0 requirements
GE Quality framework
Coordinate and execute site SHEQ projects
Be compliant with seveso requirements and documentations: SWA-VR, O-VR, inspections of officials.
Follow up all site expansion projects with a strong focus on PSM (process safety management)
Advice from a SHEQ and PSM (Process Safety Management) perspective in all new projects, processes and installations being developed and or installed for/on the Herentals site
Contact to local authorities related to SHEQ issues
Support manufacturing in all SHEQ Management fields, contact for EHS & Quality representatives
Engage in clear, two way, communication on SHEQ issues.
Drive the GE (Herentals) SHEQ culture through the Herentals organisation
Participate in making factory efficiency improvement measures
Coordination of annual SHEQ projects, such as certification audits, etc
Quarterly review of the development and organization of the SHEQ team
Coordination of daily SHEQ issues
Lead safety meetings, Risk Assessments, safety walks, safety inspections, conferences kick-off meetings
Coordinate on project goals with other managers, including Development, Configuration Management, Product Management, Project Management, and Editorial.
Write justification documents and prepare proposals, which may include requests for capital expenditure or additional employees.
Conduct training and mentoring with staff members.
Provide primary input to performance reviews, recommend candidates for promotions, manage performance improvement plans. Provide input for compensation evaluations and recommend adjustments for staff.
Stay abreast of new technologies, developments, and industry standards in the SHEQ Assurance field.
The SHEQ departement is also responsible for keeping track of all upcoming new legislation and advice site leadership on actions to remain compliant.
People management activities
Systematic goal setting, performance appraisal, feedback, development actions, coaching, training.
Recommend personnel actions if needed.
Handling disciplinary issues, HR involvement if needed.
Motivating subordinates. (Promotions, salary increases, awards)
Responsible for ensuring bench strength, subordinates’ career planning.
Ensuring effective organization structure and work delegation.
Responsible for ensuring all relevant EHS and legal related regulations.
Assist staff with defining and building career development plans..
Masters Degree in Engineering (Preference Chemical process engineer) or equivalent experience/knowledge
Having a degree as safety advisor level 1 or 2, or equivalent experience/knowledge, is for sure a plus
At least strong experience in chemical process related field
Having a significant experience with regards to PSM (Process Safety Management)
Experience with Seveso regulations
Fluency in Dutch & English (written and oral)
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word programs
Detail oriented, excellent organizational and planning skills
Experience chemical testing methodologies
Exceptional oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with peers, senior staff, and internal or external customers
Effective leadership and mentoring skills
Proficient at presenting information in a formal manner
Strong project management skills