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(EHS) Safety Manager

For the past couple of years, we have been living with uncertainty caused by COVID-19. People fear for their health, their future, their personal economies (etc). This global crisis has proven once again just how essential it is to have a solid (EHS) Safety program that employees and employers can rely on. Because work Injuries and illnesses can affect every aspect of life for workers and their families. But Safety is good for business too; a safe work environment will reduce cost, absenteeism and employee turnover all whilst increasing Productivity and Quality.


Are you motivated by the opportunity to influence and develop a strong Safety Culture? Get ready for a challenge in a new site for one of our technology customers! Join us and become part of the supply chain that keeps the World on-line.  

For our Technology division in Amsterdam we are looking for a EHS Manager who can support and drive our rapidly changing and new Supply Chain Operations facilitating an Industry 4.0 manufacturing and fulfilment plant. Someone with a hands-on approach and tactical mindset, participating in a local/global team mastering the environment, health and safety elements while supporting efficient operations & auxiliary functions. We’re looking for an experienced EHS professional with, preferably, a supply chain/logistics/warehousing background who has expertise in designing & implementing EHS policies and strategies to help drive the safety of our operations to the next level.

About the Role

Tasks and responsibilities
In this position, you will

  • Manage EHS-operational processes and reports – Internal metrics, quality & EHS trends, proactively coach the local organization concerning EHS with tools and reports.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the local applicable EHS management systems, procedures and instructions to comply with local legislation.
  • Monitor and evaluate EHS management system: Generate, interpret, analyze, and communicate results using management tools, graphs, and reports.
  • Provide input on document enhancement and retention within EHS; Maintain ISO 14001, 45001 documentation and controls, administer activities required to maintain ISO certification, and actively coach the organization for implementing & maintaining ISO system.
  • Monitor and drive the EHS performance at a site level and provide direction, advice and counsel to supervisors, managers, and employees regarding EHS and related best practices.
  • Have control over implementation of policies and procedures for the EHS area; this includes reviewing and formulating/revising operations policies and procedures;
  • Manage site specific EHS goals and coordinate it with other departments and organizational units.
  • Build and lead a team of EHS experts in the operational department as the site is targeted for growth and rapid expansion over the next few years; potentially with direct reports.
  • Work alongside the operations, engineering, inventory and trade compliance teams to sign off on Standard Work Instructions (SWI’s) from a health and safety perspective.
  • Proactively participate in the PFMEA (Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) studies when new processes are introduced by giving inputs from a safety perspective.
  • Create and maintain a “safety-first” culture all across the organization.



Key Qualifications:

  • University/Bachelor's degree preferably in Environmental, Health and Safety, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience managing Environmental, Health and Safety management systems in large,  international sites. 
  • The successful candidate will be a strong communicator (English) across all levels of the organization.
  • Working knowledge of international standards and local legislation (is a plus). 


At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
At syncreon, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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