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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Security & Surveillance
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 13,2021
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    Health & Safety Manager

    About the job

    Nutricia Research Centre for Specialized Nutrition, located in the Utrecht Science Park in the Netherlands is a state of the art Life Science innovation center for the development of new product concepts for Specialized Nutrition. We create formulas that provide clinically substantiated health benefits to vulnerable consumers – infants, toddlers, elderly and patients.

    For Advanced Health & Science (Adv. H&S) division we are looking for a Health & Safety Manager.

    Your main responsibilities

    To ensure the highest Health Safety Environment (HSE) standards for the operation of the research facilities and the protection of our colleagues and stakeholders. Strengthen our business by delivering and manifesting a ‘safety first’ culture and mind-set to all colleagues and striving for continuous improvement in safety.This is an ideal position for a candidate who is seeking to grow and develop within a combined laboratory, pilot
    plant and offices site.

    Your key responsibilities are:

    • Lead the definition and roll out of Nutricia Research HSE ambition, through an on-going global safety program we call “WISE” and road map across all departments in Nutricia Research, Utrecht;
    • Build a strong & sustainable network and organization of safety coordinators in Nutricia Research and support the on-going development of WISE Behavioural Safety Program;
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate guidelines;
    • Managerial animation of the site Safety Steering Committee and relevant workgroups;
    • Nutricia Research performance monitoring (KPI’s, Audits, Training);
    • Participate and secure safety mind-set in relevant projects within Nutricia Research facilities;
    • Connect and share with the regional Safety Managers in other Danone operations.

    About you

    You are a team player who can easily connect to other departments and influence and persuade others when needed. You have strong communication skills to communicate with all levels and can easily build effective working relationships. For this role it is important to have a proactive attitude with a strong eye for detail.

    In addition, you fit this role perfectly because you are/have:

    • You have a Master or Bachelor degree, added with at least 5 year of relevant (HSE) experience;
    • Experience in project management en people management;
    • Have affinity with health and safety and preferably knowledge and experience with HSE management systems;
    • You know how to combine a hands-on approach with vision and strategic thinking and to act in accordance with team’s interests. You know how to generate commitment, to connect with people and to achieve results;
    • You have the ability to develop an own vision and carry others with you, and to be consistent and resolute;
    • You know how to grow and develop the role and yourself and the belief that “Zero Accidents” is possible;
    • Fluent in verbal & written English.

    About us

    Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

    We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

    Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

    We Offer

    At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

    What’s next?

    Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date November 25, 2021 to apply. After your application deadline first feedback will follow within 2 weeks. In case you are invited to the selection process you should expect to receive feedback 2 weeks after each step of the process

    To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via Share.

    Need more information? Please contact Toon Fleminks, Talent Manager Quality and Research & Innovation via

    • all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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