HSE Business Partner,

China, Sichuan, Chengdu

Business unit: Powder Coatings

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.


Responsibilities:1.     Appointed Workplace Safety & Health Officer and Secretary of Site HSE&S Committee in line with the requirements of Workplace Safety & Health Act.
2.     Appointed Fire Safety Manager in line with the requirements of Fire Safety Regulations.  
3.     Appointed Working at Height and Confined Space Safety Assessor in line with the requirements of Workplace Safety & Health Act. 
4.     Implementation and enforcement of permit-to-work (including issue General permit, Working-At-Height permit, Hot Work permit, confined space entry permit & Excavation permit).
5.     Appointed Risk Management Leader in line with the requirements of Workplace Safety & Health (Risk Management) Regulations.
6.     Implement improvement plans to meet AkzoNobel objectives as defined in the Common platform with special focus on SAQ & LSR requirements and ensure that annual SAQ-Reviews are performed
7.     Work closely with Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) Steering Committee and offer advice relating to HSE matters.
8.     Maintain ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and OHSAS18001 Occupational Health &Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS )for the Site .
9.     Appointed Internal Auditor for ISO14001 EMS and OHSAS18001 OH&SMS.
10.   Carry out HSE&S daily/monthly inspection/audit.
11.   Appointed as Trainer in conducting HSE&S related trainings.
12.   Support Line Managers to ensure HSE&S and Corporate HSE&S SAQ are in complying with local HSE  regulations, AkzoNobel policy, directives, rules and procedures.
13.   Provide HSE advice to management especially but not limited to the following HSE aspects:
·          Process Safety and Dust explosion prevention
·          Machine safety and Guarding
·          Personal protective equipment
·          Handling of dangerous substances.
14.   Participate in carrying out investigation and support to track follow-up actions identified from incidents or accidents investigations and share learnings from incidents/ accidents form other sites
15.   Assist in incident and crisis management.
16.   Conduct HSE&S legal compliance analysis regularly and report any short-coming to management.
17.   Consolidate HSE reports and submit HSE KPIs to Corporate, BA and SMU and site management and ensure compliant incident/accident reporting via the Incident reporting system (IRS).
18.   Carry out tests and monitoring of waste water, solid waste, industrial hygiene and noise and ensure adequate reporting and communication to local authorities in compliance with local regulations
Perform annual assessment of safety and health and environmental aspects/ impacts for all departments and update responsible department leaders on the results and make suggestions for improvement and stimulate and support the implementation.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Powder Coatings

Job family

Health, Safety & Environment

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Requirements:1.     Bachelor or Master Degree on Chemistry, safety, environment/ labour safety
2.     At least 5 year experience in HSE within manufacturing industry preferable in paint industry.
3.     Knowledge in HSE requirements for powder coatings manufacturing or similar industry including dust explosion prevention
4.     Understand local and global safety standards and regulatory requirement
5.     Registered Fire Safety Manager with 2 year relevant experience.
6.     Registered Workplace Safety & Health Officer with 5 year relevant experience
7.     Certified Waste disposal Advisor
8.     Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor