SHE Supervisor

Job description

Excellent safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) risk control is vital to Royal IHC. Our people are our most valuable assets and upholding safety in the workplace is one of our core values. This is embedded in our strategy and company culture. With this in mind, 'zero' is our goal, which means zero injuries, zero accidents and zero damage. We provide safety courses to increase awareness, and all employees - including our (sub)contractors - are expected to take our values and rules to heart and act accordingly.

In addition, performance, sustainable employability, compliance, operational excellence and continuous improvement are also of paramount importance to us. As such, we are expanding our SHEQ team in order to drive the implementation of means and methods company-wide. As a SHE supervisor, you will be assigned to our production locations in Kinderdijk and Krimpen aan den Ijssel, and report directly to the SHEQ Manager Shipbuilding.

As a SHE Supervisor, you will be the first point of contact for production colleagues at our facility regarding all aspects of safety, health and the environment (SHE). You will also: supervise the daily safety activities at the yard; work actively together with your colleagues to increase awareness; act as a critical sparring partner for management; and aim to improve IHC's overall safety performance and culture.

Your team comprises seven safety professionals (two SHE Engineers and five SHE Supervisors), and you will be responsible for:

  • leading a team of external fire attendants
  • executing and reporting SHE inspections
  • implementing and maintaining management systems for safety and environment
  • realising targets set out in the SHE year plan
  • analysing and following up on incidents.

To be eligible for the position of SHE Supervisor, you must have:

  • a senior secondary vocational (MBO) degree in a technical discipline
  • VCA VOL and MVK diplomas
  • more than three years of experience in a production organisation
  • experience working with OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001
  • the ability to work in different IHC locations in The Netherlands
  • a valid driving licence
  • strong communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • knowledge of other languages such as Polish or Romanian (advantageous).

Terms of employment
IHC offers you a challenging full-time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year

Contact information
Are you interested in the position of SHE Supervisor and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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Company description

IHC is the global market leader in the construction of specialist ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products.

If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today, we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please visit:

Vacancy details

OW ID #182186
Date Updated Tuesday 23 July 2019
Location Kinderdijk
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Engineering
Region Western Europe

Contact details

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Company name IHC
ContactMr. Eric Atuahene
Telephone +31 78 691 0984

Postbus 1
2960 AA Kinderdijk

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