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Health & Safety Manager BU Paints & Coatings


Schiphol Office, Noord-Holland, NL

Job ID:  25761
Estimated Travel:  50%+
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Environmental and Health & Safety


Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people and has annual revenue of approximately $2.7 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care and premium beverages.


Health & Safety Manager BU Paints & Coatings

Role Description

Aim of the role is to coordinate all subordinated Health & Safety activities within the BU to ensure (legal) compliance with local, governmental, ISO 45001 & 14001 and Trivium Packaging regulations and guidelines, to develop and implement BU’s Health & Safety strategy in accordance to Trivium Packaging goals and to lead the team of local H&S Managers in strong relationship with Plant Managers and GM as well as in daily business.


Key Responsibilities

Continuous identification where H&S improvements can be made by carrying out audits and identifying trends and putting necessary actions in place

Promote a positive Health and Safety culture across the business

Functional lead of BU’s H&S Team

Develop Audit and Risk Management Guidance

Take leadership / pro-active communication of H&S related topics in BU and plants, creation of a communication master plan based on Trivium Packaging and local goals

Support local teams in reaching Trivium Packaging H&S target, deliver required training and guidance

Provide day to day Health and Safety advice to the business

Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced

Creation of SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure), WIs (Work Instruction) and other safety related internal documents align with Trivium Packaging and Role out

Keep up to date and check changes in European and local legislation incl. Trivium Packaging and support the implementation of new / changed legal requirements

Check the need of change requests of permissions (e.g. in case of changes in production having)

Development and monthly review of BU S&H Master Plan

Follow Trivium Packaging Group and European Division activities.


Place in the organization

The job holder reports directly to the General Manager Paints & Coatings and has a dotted line to the European H&S Manager

High percentage of travelling through Europe is expected



University degree, profunded H&S education



Several years of experience as a H&S expert in a manufacturing environment, some basic knowledge about European legislation (or the willingness to obtain this knowledge), experiences in matrix organisations and a strategic role.



Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Fluency in English (read & write)

Analytical skills and technical knowledge of production processes (all plant processes)

Ability to establish a positive relationship with employees at all levels

Team player

Dynamic, quickly respond to ever changing environment

Adequate public speaking skills

Being proficient and self-assured

Problem solving skills

Willingness to work collaboratively in a team environment

Must be comfortable in office, factory and warehouse environments

Ability to work with senior management to plant level employees.

Strong leadership skills


What we offer

A strong and professional structured organization

Working in a healthy organization with supportive atmosphere

Team spirit for our goals and visions

Individual people development programs

Autonomy & Accountability for areas of responsibility

Attractive salary packages



At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions