HSEQ Manager


Due to this expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for a self-starting and hands on:

HSEQ Manager

In this position you will help Wilmar to grow within the region in a safe and compliant way. You lead the HSEQ team (2FTE) in supporting the Rozenburg site and the Wilmar Europe activities. This includes process safety and compliance, road transport & marine safety and compliance. This role reports to the Plant Manager and is based at our plant in Rozenburg (Rotterdam Botlek).

More about Wilmar Europe
Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Botlek-Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International is founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents. Wilmar is a strong proponent of sustainable growth and is strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and is a pioneer in that field in her industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is based in Rotterdam. In addition, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

Quality, service and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry.

We offer you: 
Wilmar offers a dynamic and international working environment. We appreciate it if our employees take the initiative and offer new ideas in addition to taking responsibility. We grow and continue to grow. Quality, safety, teamwork, innovation, sustainability and reliability are the core values Wilmar stands for.

Wilmar offers good salary and benefits package:

  • 30 holidays per year
  • A bonus scheme
  • A pension scheme paid in full by Wilmar
  • Participation in the employer's collective fitness scheme and health insurance
  • Various other insurances paid for by Wilmar
  • Work from home options

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead the professional development and performance of the HSEQ team
  • Develop and coordinate the annual HSEQ action plan and longer term HSEQ roadmap
  • Help build a proactive and caring HSEQ culture and promote health & safety in business decisions
  • Ensure sustained compliance towards applicable rules and regulations (Seveso, WABO, ADN, ADR…. etc.)
  • Build constructive relationships with regulatory bodies
  • Take the lead for the safety/compliance (part of new investments) and provide support handling HSEQ aspects of growth initiatives
  • Ensure compliance to ISO 9001/14001/45001 and other applicable standards
  • Continuously improve the HSEQ management system and assist with the implementation of new or existing HSEQ-related legislation, rules, and company standards
  • Organise compliance toward/be a frontrunner in Wilmar internal expectations
  • Support Wilmar Europe with HSEQ management of tollers and other service providers
  • Organise and perform internal and external audits to ensure compliance and continuous improvement
  • Provide incident investigation and reporting support and expertise to line management
  • Investigate accidents and ensure all documentation is tracked and updated
  • Facilitate all forms of risk assessment and acts as a final authority where a specialist response is required in relation to risk assessments performed by others on site
  • Conduct occupational health & safety related surveys (e.g., noise, exposure to chemical substances and makes associated recommendations)
  • Communicate with both internal and external stakeholders (DCMR, ISZW, PoR, Fire brigade, neighbours, Wilmar corporate)

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in relevant technical direction with a HVK or similar addition
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a SEVESO company
  • Excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • Experience in process safety management
  • Good working knowledge and appreciation of HSE rules and standards (ARBO-wet, SEVESO, ADN, ADR, WABO, ISGOTT, …)
  • Hands on mentality
  • Available for occasional travel abroad to support Wilmar Europe operations on HSEQ matters (new projects, tolling partners, JV sites)

The Wilmar Europe organization is growing and regularly needs ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; that's why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success.

If you are interested in this vacancy and working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar you can also check on our international website

Acquisition for this advertisement is not appreciated. 


Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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