Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Process Safety Manager EU (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you’re up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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  • Participate in global development and improvement and regional implementation of process safety standard, tools, programs, training and work processes in a systematic approach
  • Work with regional engineering and sites to develop and implement a concrete roll out plan for process risk assessment (PRA) for existing processes and site projects
  • Provide training and hands-on coaching through leading and/or facilitating the process risk assessment (PRA) with site team and project team to build up process safety network and enhance process safety competency for the region
  • Provide process safety consulting support and recommend optimal solutions to the engineering, project, operations and business teams in execution of process safety requirements and ensure compliance with corporate standards and local regulation requirements
  • Provide focused process safety support to major engineering projects to ensure process risk and corrective action are addressed with application of engineering principles to design, construction, commissioning, operation etc.
  • As requested, facilitate or participate the root cause analysis and accident investigation of process safety incidents; collaborate with sites to promote process safety learnings in the region
  • Work closely with peers in SHE team by providing expertise input on process, engineering and risk assessment methodology (e.g. qualitative or quantitative tools) to support development of overall regional SHE programs, as there are always interfaces and overlaps among different areas of SHE management, e.g. process safety, occupational safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene and environmental management


  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in chemical processes (reactive chemistry/synthesis)
  • 2-3 years of leadership experience and strong ability to be self-directed
  • Experience with typical Adhesives’ production process (handling of flammable liquids, reactive chemistry and handling of toxic materials) are advantageous
  • Indirect experience in project management aka liaising with the other counterparts, managing a virtual team
  • Ideal candidate has experience in risk assessment methodology
  • Fluent English language skills, German language is advantageous

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 21023777
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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