Quality Department

HSE Officer

Are you keen to promote a safe and healthy work environment, do you have good communicative and administrative skills and do you work in an orderly, well-organized and structured way?

Then we would like to get to know you, so apply now!

What is required?

• A completed MVK training and MBO/HBO working and thinking level.
• At least three years’ work experience in a similar job within a production environment.
• Experience with the implementation of improvement projects within HSE.
• An excellent command of Dutch and English, both spoken and written.
• Sound knowledge of relevant VGM en ESG-laws and regulations and the Working Conditions Act (Arbowet).
• Knowledge of ISO14001 and ISO45001.

What do you get?

• € 3.100 - € 3.600 gross p/m full-time (depending on knowledge, age and experience)
• 28-32-hour working week
• 25 holidays and 13 ADV days (full-time)
• Training opportunities

Get the most out of your career!

Growth Path

Gouda Refractories offers a lot of freedom, responsibility and space to develop yourself. The growth path is not fixed and depends on the position and your own ambitions.

What is your role?

As an HSE Officer you are responsible for ensuring that everyone has a safe and healthy work environment. Your focus is on operational processes in a production environment and to develop a positive way of thinking about quality and safety within our organization. From a critical viewpoint and a passion for HSE, you know how to convince your colleagues why these issues are important and to stimulate them to adhere to the HSE regulations. You are able to identify potential safety risks and are responsible for seeing that the safety regulations are observed.

Other tasks include:

  • Organizing risk assessments and evaluations (RI&E) at regular intervals and monitoring that the ensuing action plan is executed.

  • Monitoring trends and developing annual plans based on risk assessment.

  • Organizing briefings and trainings, in close association with managers, to further improve safety and environmental awareness at all levels. 

  • Registering dangerous substances and carrying out assessments on the risk of exposure.

  • Ensuring that incidents and near-misses are reported, recorded and followed-up to prevent reoccurrence, including the registration of lessons learnt.

  • Modifying and drawing up procedures for work instructions upon changes in legislation, organization and/or work processes which affect working conditions.

Do you have a question?

Jelle Koolstra (QHSE Manager)

T +31 (0)182 59 14 00

Are you who we are looking for?


  • Flexible

  • Positive

  • Pro-active

  • Practical

  • Enthusiastic

  • Innovative

  • Energetic

  • Committed

Are you interested?

Then we would like to invite you to apply as soon as possible. Send us your CV plus motivation.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

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