QHSE Manager

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PAQUES with offices in the Netherlands, China, Latin America, North America, India and Southeast Asia is worldwide a leading player in the development, production and sale of high-quality biological purification systems for (waste) water and gas. Paques solutions are used in a variety of industries and offer enormous added value such as reuse and saving of water, generation of green energy and the recovery of valuable raw materials. Paques helps its customers to contribute to the most important challenges of our time. With its mission 'revitalizing resources' Paques offers quality and the company strives for the right balance between People, Planet and Profit.
As a leading and reliable partner in the development and application of innovative biotechnology, we are always looking for well-educated and driven professionals that can strengthen our team. Currently, we have a vacancy for an enthusiastic

                                                                            QHSE Manager                                     

A qualified, highly motivated, experienced professional who likes to work in a dynamic and challenging environment. You will be located in Balk and report to the Management Director Paques Europe. To succeed, you must be a great communicator with a passion for QHSE. You work easily with colleagues in all layers of the organization to continuously integrate and improve QHSE into all the core operations. You are known for your enthusiastic approach that allows you time and again to convince others of the importance of QHSE Sounds like you? Apply now!

Roles and Responsibilities

- Ensure the implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Paques QHSE Systems
- Maintain quality, health, safety and environmental systems, i.e. implement and audit to achieve and retain compliance with ISO 9001, VCA, “together for sustainability”, RI&E (Risico-Inventarisatie & Evaluatie) and other needed certifications to continue with operations 
- Identify, inform, analyze and advise the (Senior) Management in the QHSE Management System standard issue
- Digitalize the QHSE organization at Paques by applying existing software applications (i.e. IMPAQT).
- Propose and implement relevant training (to staff and management) to improve awareness, knowledge and understanding of QHSE legislation, standards and best practices, appropriate to industry specific qualifications and the relevance to business objectives
- Lead the BHV (Emergency Response Officers) team at Paques and initiate, coordinate and implement all relevant activities (i.e. trainings, drills, meetings) to ensure a well-functioning BHV team
- Assists the Commercial, Engineering and Operations Department in their dealings with Clients in all issues concerned with Health and Safety at work, including H&S standard documentation for tenders, carrying out safety audits on Sub-contractors, providing Safety support and advice
- Evaluate and analyze quality issues in the production as reported by the Quality Controller and introduce corrective and preventive actions
- Enforce together with Managing Director that processes are taking place related to accident/incident reports and statistics, Risk analysis and Crisis Management and propose improvements when necessary.


- Completed HBO education (Technical/Business Management/HVK)
- 3-5 years of experience in the area of QHSE, technical and or business management
- Knowledge of internal audit techniques and Quality Assurance.
- Knowledge of the health and safety legislation
- Experienced in writing policies, procedures and work instructions
- Ability to work under pressure, think clearly and act decisively.
- Able to work both independently and in a team
- Ability to plan and organize a broad range of diverse activities and to keep overview
- Self-organized and a problem-solving attitude
- Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English language.


Your application with motivation needs to be addressed to before December 17th, 2021. Further information about this position can be obtained from Paula González Contreras, Managing Director Paques Europe (+31 (0)514-608500).