HSE Manager


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!



Our ambition “Triple 0” (0 accidents, 0 quality incidents and 0 delays) leads Barry Callebaut to look for a HSE Manager for the Wieze plant.


Building a HSE culture inside the Wieze plant based on the EMEA and global strategy. Partnering with management team, local workers, unions and Plant Manager to reach a “0 accidents” culture throughout the plant.


  • Implementing and rolling out this system to develop a Safety Culture in the site supporting HR and Plant Managers improving HSE KPIs;
  • Proposing and communicating HSE policies, ensuring that the plant is complying with European and local regulations in EHS, supporting local management;
  • Leading and giving guidelines to local HSE team and plant management
  • Developing and emphasizing behaviours, by improving safety empowerment and commitment on the shop floor and within the organization, as part of Continuous Improvement (CI), sharing safety leadership for creating additional value to the Company Performance, considering safety is the key for quality assets;
  • Promoting engineering improvements in a “set from design” mindset for assets;
  • Developing training (with HR support) to help create a safety shared mindset within management and operating roles, creating Change Management into the organization;
  • Supporting investigation and recommend actions for major EHS accidents;
  • Recommending action plans after audits;
  • Ensuring that EHS accidents return on experience and best professional practices are shared inside the organization between sites and also inside transversal supports as well within other regions;
  • Managing internal and external relationships on behalf of governmental requirements and internal policy compliance;
  • Working together with the operational sites and related departments to coordinate business resiliency/continuity planning to reduce impact on operations when disasters or any mission critical-impact event occurs (risk assessment skills).


If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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