International SHE Manager

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Deerlijk, BE

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change


About the role

Your impact as SH&E Manager BeCare, Compliance and Systems is to develop and implement behavioral safety concepts, manage compliance-related processes, implement IT tools and systems to support a globally managed SH&E environment.


  • Lead & champion the Bekaert behavioural safety journey globally.
  • Lead & champion SH&E legal compliance globally with all applicable international / local / legal / Bekaert norms and requirements.
  • Lead the global SH&E internal/2nd party audit program.
  • Lead the global compliance capex portfolio board/compliance capex process.
  • Lead the selection and implementation of the necessary IT tools to support the SH&E processes.
  • Act as SH&E business partner for business unit Steel Wire Solutions.
  • Companion in globally defined SH&E related communications, campaigns, H&S week.


About You

Essential skills & competences

  • You have a degree in engineering or operations management.
  • You have strong knowledge and understanding of SH&E processes.
  • You have +5 years of experience in an operational environment.
  • You have technical knowledge and broad operational skills.
  • You have industrial/manufacturing background.
  • You are an excellent communicator with influential skills.
  • You have proven track of leadership & management skills.
  • You can communicate fluently in English.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary with benefits.
  • 20 vacation days + 17 ADV days.
  • Company car.
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.
  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.
  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).
  • Cool colleagues all over the world.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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