HSE Specialist

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EVBox

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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7 days ago

We're EVBox. We believe in a future where daily transportation is emission-free and sustained by smart charging infrastructure. That's why we've made it our goal to accelerate the adoption of electric mobility by bringing the most accessible and scalable charging solutions to the world. However, the transition from gas to electric cars will change a great deal of what we know about transportation. We're going to need EV charging infrastructure that is accessible, reliable, and future-proof. That's where you come in.

The growth and success of EVBox is driven by the passion and dedication of everyone in the company. Today, EVBox has grown into an international team across multiple offices in Europe and the United States with hundreds of driven professionals coming from different walks of life working for us. We're a fast-growing scale-up within the beating heart of the clean tech industry - will you join us?

The Role

We're looking for an HSE Specialist to join our team in Amsterdam. To be successful in this role you should be passionate about the development of solutions and implementation of strategies to address identified key risk areas, communicating changes and process improvements by actively participating in formal and informal communication to increase and enhance the understanding and awareness of HSE issues.

Get to know the team

As an HSE Specialist based in the Amsterdam office, you will be part of the QHSE Management team that is responsible for the awareness of Health, Safety and Environment support, advice, training, and reporting functions of the site.

What you'll be doing

You will maintain positive and proactive relations with key stakeholders and employees of the business, assisting with the ongoing day-to-day provision of Health, Safety and Environment support. You will assist in the development of solutions and implementation of strategies to address identified key risk areas, communicating changes and process improvements by actively participating in formal and informal communication, to increase and enhance the understanding and awareness of HSE issues. As HSE Specialist you will take the lead on local audits, continually reviewing work practices and making recommendations of ways in which processes and systems can be improved.

You will work from our office in Amsterdam at least 2 days a week or as needed, as well as from home, and report to the HSE manager.

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

HSE Compliance

  • Ensure all company policies surrounding HSE are met.
  • Host and lead audits (internal, clients and authorities).
  • Prepare health and safety plans and support the continuous developing of internal policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for day-to-day coordination and maintenance of the Health, Safety and Environmental systems.
  • Ensure that all assessments, as required by legislation, are conducted and reviewed at relevant intervals and maintain records of this.
  • Liaise closely with other operational teams to ensure continuous improvement of all systems and processes to improve safety at the workplace.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation and any developments that affect our industry.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.

HSE Awareness

  • Ensure all company policies surrounding HSE are met.
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of relevant HSE training.
  • Assist with the developing of suitable, practical and workable processes to reduce HSE risks to as low as we practically can.
  • Assist with creating meaningful HSE campaigns and initiatives that deliver positive change and awareness.
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. electrical safety, emergency preparedness, fire regulations, hazardous substances, safeguarding machinery, occupational diseases and environmental compliance.
  • Coordinate industrial hygiene and occupational health requirements.

Reporting & Controlling

  • Report to management on the performance of the HSE systems and any need for improvement and be fully accountable for achieving all relevant KPIs and metrics.
  • Record incidents and accidents, producing statistics for managers.
  • Support our operational teams with risk assessing our activities and putting suitable controls in place.
  • Monitor and analyze technical and legal standards.
  • Investigate incidents to get to the real root cause and identify improvements to prevent a recurrence.

You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What we'd really like more of:

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

  • A completed HBO degree, preferably Safety & Security Management (Integrale Veiligheidskunde).
  • MVK, VCA and / or Auditor / lead auditor certification is an advantage.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • Working knowledge of HSE Integrated Management Systems in ISO14001 & ISO 45001.
  • Working knowledge of a manufacturing or engineering environment including risk assessment awareness.
  • Incident investigation practical experience.
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook).

We want you to demonstrate

  • Skills, training or special knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation, implementation and management of Health, Safety and Environmental management system
  • Incident investigation practical experience
  • Relevant environmental /sustainability qualification
  • Analytical skills
  • Networking skills
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Ability to scale up a growing business

Skills and behaviours we value:

  • Strong communication (c-level) & people skills
  • Strong program management skills
  • High integrity, structured
  • Target definition and reporting
  • Able to prioritise
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Able to operate with uncertainty
  • Matrix management

We're not looking for you to tick all the boxes we listed above. What matters most is that we share the same values, passion and work ethic. Don't let the imposter syndrome get in the way of a great career move and apply—we'd love to hear from you.

At EVBox, we believe that when people feel valued and rewarded their potential is unlimited. We offer competitive salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. We promote within, offering learning and development opportunities, and we also provide the following benefits:

  • "A competitive salary" ... meaning, we imagine we'll offer around the 50-55k mark for this role, but we don't rule anyone in or out based purely on salary. Please, if you think this is the right job for you, get in touch and let us know your salary expectations.
  • 25 holiday days
  • Private pension contribution
  • Discount on medical insurance

That's not all. We understand that everyone is different, our benefits package is currently under review, but currently we offer a range of voluntary benefits aimed to suit every lifestyle:

  • Holiday Swap (2 days): option to swap 2 Dutch public holidays for 2 other (paid) days off.
  • Access to learning platforms and personal development support
  • Work from abroad for 4 weeks
  • Up to 3 days remote working, including working from home allowance of EUR 2 net per day (actual amount of days per week in consultation with your manager)
  • Budget of 600euros to set up your home office

Are you passionate about the EV industry? Do you have an interest in renewable resources, new sustainable technologies, and clean future-proof products? Our growth and success are driven by the passion and dedication of everyone here at EVBox.

Across our 13 locations, more than 700 EVBoxers work together to provide electric vehicle charging solutions that help businesses move forward. Are you ready to join them? Hit apply. Want us to know why you're interested - a short cover letter always helps!


EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

EVBox will retain your personal data collected through the application process for 1 year after the position is filled in case of rejection. You can request your data to be deleted at any time. Please read here how EVBox processes your personal data.


EVBox will retain your personal data collected through the application process for 1 year after the position is filled in case of rejection. You can request your data to be deleted at any time. Please read here how EVBox processes your personal data.