HSE Support Specialist (m/f/d)




Ratingen, Germany


Position summary

HSE Support Specialist (m/f/d)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As an OHS Manager, you will contribute to improving our performance in the areas of health, safety and the environment (HSE). At the same time, you will help the company to create a performance-enhancing corporate culture and a competent organization. This position is available at the site in Ratingen / North Rhine-Westphalia / Germany. By leading by example, using your extensive HSE knowledge, you will contribute to finding solutions and recommendations for very different problems. You will drive behavioral change through the implementation of a Group-wide system, training and support from the Center of Expertise.

This position reports to

HSE Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Strengthening corporate management's understanding of obligations and responsibilities and how to perform functions in accordance with ABB's occupational health and safety laws and Group policies, instructions and standards.
  • Generating and maintaining an exemplary culture of workplace safety from management to the store floor.
  • Engaging stakeholders to raise awareness and engage them in support of ABB Group's sustainability objectives
  • Ensure compliance with the group-wide management system by implementing policies and standards
  • Engage external (https://e.g. customers, suppliers, relevant authorities) and internal stakeholders to report on, raise awareness of, gain commitment to, and obtain objective feedback on HSE efforts and performance.
  • Report and investigate HSE incidents, collect feedback and communicate lessons learned and best practices.
  • Ensure appropriate HSE equipment (PPE) is in place.
  • Identify, plan and initiate employee training needs.
  • Plan and execute workplace health and safety and sustainability projects.
  • Report on targets and progress against the Group's sustainability strategies and HSE KPIs.
  • Facilitate risk assessments and ensure that all processes and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Act as a role model in occupational health and safety and throughout the organization.
  • Implement occupational health and safety related findings and trends.

Your background

  • First professional experience in a comparable position desirable
  • Further training as a safety specialist is advantageous
  • Degree in industrial engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar, alternatively technician or master craftsperson
  • The ability to deal with complex issues and to work in cross-functional teams
  • A team and solution-oriented approach and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in German and English


  • Flexible work practices
  • Canteen
  • Childcare

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website https://www.abb.com. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented induction programme, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently and self-reliantly within your assigned area. Even after the joining phase, ABB offers a wide range of individual career development opportunities and supports you in realising your career goals with targeted training measures. At ABB you will find an attractive working environment in all phases of life - including mobility services such as bicycle leasing, policies for sabbaticals and home office, the ABB children's vacation camp and taking care of family members. Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool. In the case of equal suitability, people with severe disabilities and their equals are given preference. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement: https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

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