Process Safety Management (PSM) Specialist to Akzo,

Sweden, Västra Götaland, Bohus

Business unit: Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance AB are looking for a Process Safety Management (PSM) Support Specialist. In this position you will support our sites in Europe and Asia. You can be seated in Sweden (Bohus, Stockvik or Alby) Finland (Oulu), France (Ambés) or Germany (Leverkusen).

Your responsibility will be to build line management understanding of safety processes by supporting local HSE critical leaders in creating safety culture. You will also support the site by helping them to define capability gaps and build development plan. By contributing to the HSE strategy you will help the organization to reach the goals within HSE.

Main responsibilities

• Lead, conduct and train the sites in Hazop studies (PHA, LOPA etc.)
• Insure PHA Pro tool is correctly used and known locally by the sites
• Provide standardization of all PSM procedure (i.e critical equipment)
• Lead and participate in PSM incidents investigation
• Ensure maintenance inspections, plans and procedure are consistent through the whole BU
• Establish and maintain a solid best practice platform between the HSE/PSM business partners through networking

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

March 28, 2017

Vacancy number







Västra Götaland



Business unit

Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

Sub business unit

PPC Integrated Supply Chain

Job family

ISC Management

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• Bachelor, masters or doctorate level qualification in HSE or engineering or related discipline or equivalent by experience
• Trained in and strong experience in Hazard Studies
• Specialized knowledge of the AkzoNobel PSM functional role and PSM management
systems and programs, as well as external benchmarks.
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

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h3>Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to the AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance chemicals HSE director. Please apply via our online recruitment system. Plesae note that we need your resume in Englsh.
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Philippe Castermans, HSE director, phone +33 635595973.
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Matilda Bolin, Talent Resourcing Partner phone +46709577134.

We welcome your application!

More about the business

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, paper chemicals, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Our 2,400 employees operate in 35 countries. Pulp and Performance Chemicals forms a business unit within AkzoNobel, which is the world’s largest paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

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