23 mei 2024

Health and Safety Officer

Safety and health have the highest priority within Teijin Aramid, with behavior and communication being key themes to make the step towards a proactive safety culture. Do you want to contribute to an environment where safety awareness and safe working are central? And do you want to contribute to achieving strategic QHSE objectives with a focus on Health and Safety? Then become a Health and Safety Officer at Teijin Aramid in Emmen. 

  • Are you the energetic person who wants to work in a team to make our production site even safer and healthier?
  • Do you know what is needed to ensure a safe and healthy working environment, and are you capable of elevating the HS policy and its implementation to a higher level? 
  • Do you have extensive experience in identifying potentially unsafe situations and advising, encouraging, training, and instructing supervisors and employees in the areas of safety and health?


We offer a highly competitive salary.

Personal Budget

For every employee, there is a Personal Flex Budget available with an option of more days off per year.


Our employees each receive a green and personal development budget of €1500.


You will enter a knowledgeable team of colleagues.

Role and department

You will be working in a close-knit QHSE team of approximately 10 FTEs, including 3 other HSE colleagues. The QHSE department is responsible for the QHSE activities at the Emmen location. This team plays a coordinating role in supporting the organization in the QHSE area. The department works closely with the production and maintenance departments on-site and with QHSE colleagues at the other locations in Arnhem and Delfzijl.

As a Health and Safety Officer, you support the line organization in fulfilling the obligations related to "Health & Safety" (HS) for Teijin Aramid in Emmen, ensuring that the company complies with legal requirements and internal policies. You are responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures that meet the highest HSE standards.

Your profile

Your Profile In the role of Health & Safety Officer, you have at least a completed higher professional education (HBO), supplemented with a completed Higher Safety Science (HVK) program. You have at least 5 years of work experience in a similar role in a production environment. Additionally, knowledge of chemical substances is a highly interesting plus, and: 

  • You have a good level of abstraction, you are good at planning and organizing, and you achieve agreed results on time; 
  • You have extensive experience with project management and change processes; 
  • You possess excellent communication skills, both in Dutch and English, and you can communicate with all levels within the organization. You are able to overcome resistance naturally; 
  • You have very good influencing skills and know how to use them effectively; 
  • You have extensive knowledge and experience in accurately assessing and managing occupational risks, and you are familiar with applicable methodologies and practices such as RI&E; 
  • You have knowledge of ISO management systems such as 9001, 14001, and 45001.

Our offer

This is why you want to work with us Exciting challenges await you at Teijin Aramid. In addition to our leading international work environment, we also offer you: 

  • This position is classified in our own collective labor agreement scale 10 (€ 4500 to € 6800 gross per month), your salary will be based on your experience and education; 
  • 20 vacation days per year and an additional 26 leave days as a Personal Choice Budget, which you can use as extra vacation days or have paid out; a total of 46 leave days on a full-time basis. 
  • We offer excellent secondary benefits such as 8.33% holiday pay, a market-conform pension with a low personal contribution, profit-sharing between 0 and 10%, and flexible working hours; 
  • Various training and coaching programs to help you develop and map out your own professional career; 
  • Your home office allowance of € 3.76 per day and a travel allowance of € 0.23 per kilometer traveled; 
  • A green and development budget of € 1500 gross each.

Information and apply process

Interested in this vacancy? Of course, you have your own unique knowledge and experience in the field of safety and health. We also find it valuable if you bring something extra, so even if you don't tick all the boxes of this vacancy, we would still like to invite you to apply. We consider a positive work attitude and affinity with the subject more important than having all the substantive knowledge at hand. 

Email, call, or message our recruiter Gerwin Noij at +31647103629. Do we see a suitable match? Then we would be happy to invite you for an interview at our office! We look forward to receiving your application, including your CV and a short motivation, via the 'apply' button. An assessment is part of the application procedure. For this vacancy, we handle the recruitment and selection ourselves. Acquisition is not appreciated.

Gerwin Noij


Gerwin Noij


Recruitment is my passion. As an all-round recruiter, I prioritize the candidate. My focus is to support and advise employees and managers. 


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Hiring process

Discover our recruitment process

We are committed to a smooth and transparent recruitment process. During the process, we follow several steps that you can find below.

    Step 1: Apply

    If you would like to join us, please send your application through this link.

    Step 2: Introduction

    We'll get in touch to set up a meeting to discuss the vacancy and get to know each other better.

    Stap 3: Match?

    If your qualifications align with our requirements, there will be a second interview and possibly an online assessment.

    Step 4: Offer

    If your application is successful, an offer will follow. The recruiter will draw up the contract and send it to you digitally.

    Step 5: Welcome

    Through our onboarding process, you'll quickly learn everything you need to make sure you get off to a good start. Welcome to Teijin Aramid.

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