Site HSE Manager,

China, Shandong, Binzhou, Shandong

Business unit: Surface Chemistry

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.


1. Strategy and policy: Develop policies and objectives for the assigned unit and contribute to the development of the strategy on a level higher.
2. Year plan/budget: Ensure development, manage and ensure realization year plan/budget for the assigned unit, acquire approval, ensure and manage execution and deliver results.
3. Organization development: Evaluate organizational design, (work) processes and systems and initiate and implement changes and improvements.
4. People management and development: Attract, lead, coach, appraise and develop employees, ensure staffing and stimulate talent(management).
5. Knowledge and information management: Keep up with internal and external developments and ensure development, transfer and retention of knowledge and information.
6. Management information: Provide insights regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical and ad hoc reports and/or analyses.
7. Relations management: Build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners and represent the organization.
8. Projects: Define, plan, manage and co-ordinate assigned (portfolio of) projects and ensure execution and delivery.
Ensure the site adheres to local HSE related legislation and meets AN standards.
Lead the systematic delivery within the site of company HSE improvement programs, including SAQ, behavior based safety and process safety management programs
Drive specific site-based improvement programs.
Be the conscience of the site management for all aspects of HSE.
Leverage the AN expert network in support of the above.
Sponsor or support CI project.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number









Binzhou, Shandong

Business unit

Surface Chemistry

Job family

Health, Safety & Environment

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

·         Bachelor degree or above in relevant areas ( C hemical, Safety, Environment, or equivalent).
·         Certificated Safety Engineer
·         Minimum 5 years in experience as plant HSES manager, 10 years plant experience in chemical industry or in related areas.
·         Good working knowledge of applicable legal and other company requirements on HSE&S.
·         Good management skills, safety drive, communicator and team player.
·         Structured, analytical and practical. Proficient in plant chemical process and equipment.
·         Good working knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and other applicable management systems.
·         Good communication skills, fluency in English and ability to interact with all levels on site.