Engineer, EHSS

Teesside, United Kingdom

Posted: 24-Jul-2018

Ref#: 4453

From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colourful smartphone cases, we manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. In Europe, SABIC employs over 5,000 professionals and is running 6 world-scale production sites and 4 technology & innovation centres. Based upon this strong fundament, we are a key producer of olefins, polyolefin, engineering thermoplastics resins, films and sheets. 

As the home of unique offerings’ within SABIC, the Strategic Business Unit of Specialties is set to work on the hard, difficult endeavours in technology for they can bring a fundamental progress to the way we travel, communicate, work and live. This SBU provides unique high heat resins, functional compounds and additives, specialty fluids, nanotechnology and thermoplastics composites to markets such as Additive Manufacturing, Consumer & Industrial, Electrical & Electronics, Healthcare, Mass Transportation, Automotive and Water Management.

Thornaby, England

  • To lead the management and development of professional EHSS services in support of the SABIC IP Thornaby Operation, such that standards are maintained in compliance with statutory requirements and company standards
  • Lead a range of activities, including but not limited to:
    • Assures area compliance with applicable legislation, relevant corporate SHEM standards, and local site management procedures.
    • Provides direction, advice and support to all personnel on EHSS matters whilst ensuring all EHSS aspects of the work undertaken in the area are effectively risk assessed and managed to minimize operational risk
    • Establishes and implements the short and long term EHSS objectives, policies and procedures in accordance with the broader SABIC EHSS strategy


  • A Level 6 EHSS qualification e.g. NEBOSH Diploma in health and safety or a willingness to work towards this
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • An ability to influence and present to Senior Managers of the business 
  • An ability to promote collaboration across organizational boundaries
  • Be computer literate and have a broad knowledge of EHSS management systems.
  • An ability to promote the need for change, with confidence and enthusiasm, & to motivate others to understand how their work supports SABIC’s vision

At SABIC, we create the conditions for our talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment you need. As a SABIC employee, you will benefit from career opportunities that are accompanied by an attractive package and benefits. You will have access to comprehensive training and development programs which are among the best in the Petrochemical industry. Furthermore, you will be offered opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependent of local regulations. 
Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.

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