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Health & Safety and ISO Coordinator

POSITION SNAPSHOT

JobReq ID:  46642
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

ZEEBRUGGE, BE

OUR COMPANY

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job purpose

 

As a H&S Coordinator you animate, monitor and control all H&S topics within our Distribution Center. You are responsible to follow the correct utilization of our H&S tools (B-SAFE, Standards, etc. , making sure that the defined H&S roadmap is running effectively. You are the bridge between different stakeholders: Warehouse supervisors, operational teams, local management and Bridgestone’s Central LSCM team, managing the relationship between all the parties and securing a proper delivery of the shared targets.

You drive all initiatives with the purpose of defining best practices and solutions for common issues identified in the network.

For the ISO Quality management part, you are the driving force to maintain and further improve the ISO9001 Quality management system.

 

Main responsibilities:

 

  1. H&S
  • Focus on strong and weak points of the local H&S organization, proposing to local management and central LSCM team possible adjustment to reinforce the H&S guidance
  • Coach and train the local team on global standards and Corporate programs, site safety and security procedures, ergonomics
  • Coordinate all activities related to Bridgestone’s B-Safe program
  • Report on accidents and near misses and initiate preventive actions
  • Coordinate and train the local First Intervention Team and assure its operability
  • Monitor the First Aid team and follow up on their training programs
  • Organize and perform evacuation drills, both internally and with external parties like fire brigade
  • Monitor, through periodical audits, the level of compliance with the LSCM policies and guidelines
  • Standardize the H&S documents (manual and procedures), by proposing guidelines and supporting the sharing of good practices, where existing
  • Drive the digitalization of H&S processes by rolling out digital tools
  • Promote best practices identified in the LSCM network
  • Maintain, promote and further develop the Health and Safety management system
  • Coordinate external audits with 3rd party bodies (Insurance companies, AIB Vinçotte, …) and assure compliance to all legal requirements
  • Coach the local operational team on target definition and develop clear and transparent KPI’s
  • Set up and follow up on mandatory activities: year action plans, DRBS, GPP, IDPBW, CPBW, …

 

  1. ISO
  • Maintain and further improve the ISO9001 Quality management system.
  • Schedule internal and external audit plans
  • Perform internal audits
  • Follow up on non-conformities and opportunities for improvement
  • Organize and animate periodic ISO meetings and actively support management reviews
  • Manage the site training plan and budget and follow-up on results
  • Periodical reporting of KPI’s (Claims, training, audits, …)

 

Required capabilities

 

  • Strong values in line with Bridgestone’s behavioral expectations (Agility, Courage, Ownership)
  • Hands-on person with high level of accuracy
  • Analytical mindset with eye for detail
  • Adapt to fast change easily in an efficient way
  • Pro-active and solution oriented
  • Able to communicate clearly your thoughts, ideas, solutions to different type of audiences, internal and external
  • Able to manage projects
  • Autonomous and capable to take decisions
  • True team player

 

Experience

 

  • Bachelor degree in IT, Supply Chain, Management, Engineering or a related field
  • Prevention Advisor level 2
  • > 5 years’ experience in a H&S role, preferably in a warehouse environment
  • Management of mid/large-size projects

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Desirable

 

  • Management System standards (ISO9001) and audits techniques
  • Technical expertise in H&S and disaster prevention

 

Languages / Others

 

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in Dutch & English

 

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MORE INFORMATION

If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, just click on the Apply Now button and add your CV!

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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