HSE Advisor

Full-time, Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

Zhejiang, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice



Delivery – provide expertise support to build plant/site line management of understanding of HSE processes

- Be an influential advisor to line management by building and fostering a deep understanding of the theoretical concepts, industry standards and best practices in one or more AkzoNobel safety Core Processes (people/process safety) and/or sub-processes (for example: behaviour based safety, industrial hygiene, hazard study, asset integrity, environmental management and distribution safety) as they are relevant to the site.


Results: Established and maintain HSE management system of site wise and fully implementation in all report units


Capability: Leverage HSE expertise to support own unit and others

- Tasks: Be an effective coach for the plant/site by leveraging and extending its HSE knowledge through personal participation in AkzoNobel expert pools for delivery of the Safety Common Platform, HSE Faculty learning programs, auditing and/or incident investigation and/or through training activities within the sit as well as through personal functional development.

- Provide content and development leadership related to site or network, have key role as an influential peer of site team, HSE network within AkzoNobel or outside company.

Results: HSE capability of self and team meets company expectation to deliver the HSE excellence.


Improvement: Act as a role model for compliance and commitment

- Tasks: Act a change agent for continuous improvement in the HSE standards, performance, capability and culture of the site in line with the AkzoNobel programs (Safety Common Platform);

- As liaison of change, take the HSE excellence projects initiated from BA/BU as well site identified.

- Maintain and further improve the relative HSE element, not limited to LSR, BBS, PSM, HSE SAQ, Security management system, Safety Standardization.

Results: site wise progress towards to ensure the realization of targeted maturity level of ALPS, BBS, PSM, SAQ, PSRA, Security management system, ISO management system.


Strategy: Contribute to the HSE strategy beyond own unit

- Contribute to support site development of the HSE&Q strategy for design, deployment and delivery of the AkzoNobel HSE Policy, Directives, Rules & Procedures and Safety Common Platform for the site at the next higher level, in order to ensure alignment of objectives and performance of the site.

- Be responsible for HSE internal and external communication to obtain the external permitting and support and make sure site compliance.

- Build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners and represent the organization.

Results: Align of site/company HSE&Q strategy and obtain the support to site operating from local government and authorities to assume the HSE excellence in terms of project, statutory compliance, permit, authority support.

Job Requirements


Bachelor level qualification in HSE or engineering or related discipline

Management/general skills:

- Minimum 5 years of working experience in the discipline of chemical plant operation, HSE or technical engineering in a multinational company

- Preferred 2 years working experience of process safety management

- Good English skill both speaking and writing

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

- Good skill of coordination and planning

- Strong ability to drive the follow-up and improvement.

Functional skills:

S pecialized knowledge of the AkzoNobel HSE functional role and HSE management systems and programs, as well as external benchmarks.

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Open until further notice
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Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives
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Health, Safety & Environment
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Full time/part time
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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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