Health & Safety Manager

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  • Job category: Health and Safety
  • Contract type: Permanent contract
  • Site: Brussels & Charleroi

Sabena Engineering is a leading independent and international aviation solutions provider for civil and military operators. Our capabilities cover the main aircraft types, including Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, regional and military aircraft and rotor aircraft. With our unique and innovative solutions to both regular and complex needs, Sabena Engineering is all set to grow as a worldwide proximity partner, bringing its expertise wherever needed.

SABCA offers a full range of services to the civil, space and military aviation markets and recently expanded into the commercial Unmanned Autonomous Systems market as an integrator of aerospace-grade solutions for the industry.

Sabena Engineering & SABCA are part of a unique industrial ecosystem in the Belgian aerospace industry which is owned by Sabena Aerospace (holding company) and by the Société Fédérale de Participations et d’Investissements (SFPI/FPIM).

You will join the ORIZIO HSE team in an organisation that brings sustainability to the aerospace industry.

Are you ready to join us?

Your Main Responsibilities:

As Health & Safety Manager, you will support the HSE organisation at SABENA Engineering (Charleroi/Zaventem).

  • Design, implement and maintain HSE policies, procedures and programmes in compliance with local, national and international regulations
  • Ensure effective communication of all HSE policies to all staff.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards and develop action plans to mitigate risks
  • Work with stakeholders to develop contingency plans and incident response procedures.
  • Organise regular training sessions for staff to ensure a full understanding of safety procedures and practices
  • Promote a safety culture within the organisation through awareness campaigns
  • Ensuring compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Keeping abreast of legislative changes and updating policies and procedures accordingly
  • Ensuring that the company’s activities comply with the requirements set out in ISO 14001
  • Investigate incidents, accidents or non-compliance and recommend corrective action
  • Maintain accurate records of incidents and corrective actions taken
  • Carry out regular audits to assess the effectiveness of HSE programmes
  • Propose and implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to the implementation of corrective and preventive actions to continuously strengthen the safety and environmental management system.
  • Work closely with operational departments to integrate HSE standards into day-to-day activities, as well as the principles of ISO 14001
  • Maintain open communication with employees and management teams regarding health, safety and environmental issues.

Your profile:

  • You have a Master’s degree in a technical field
  • You have the “level 1 prevention advisor” certificate
  • You have at least 3 years’ experience in a safety-related position
  • You have a good knowledge of local and international HSE regulations, e.g. Codex, ISO 14001, Reach, ADR, EN9100, etc.
  • You have good project management and problem-solving skills
  • You are diplomatic and able to interact with different stakeholders
  • Independence, analytical acumen, responsibility, accuracy, work ethic and assertiveness are your main assets
  • You are also a committed, communicative and motivated person who seeks to find a solution to every problem
  • Languages: French, English and a good knowledge of Dutch

Our offer

  • Join the Sabena Engineering family, which is passionate about aviation and fully dedicated to its success. Within our organization, everyone contributes to our target to meet our customers’ needs, with their own expertise and their responsible behaviour.
  • Have the great opportunity to contribute with us to bringing aviation expertise wherever needed.
  • Benefit from a competitive package and develop your skillset to contribute to the company’s success.


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