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Process Safety Lead

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Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Process Safety Lead

Fulltime, JG 25


Specializing in the provision of safety engineering services and solutions to enable The Heineken N.V. to realize the company ambition. Identify all necessary competencies in order to support successful implementation of safety management system in projects. You will organize and deliver training and workshops to support the implementation of local standards and procedures for all the people involved. Important task is coordination of safety issues and preventive actions with relevant departments in GSC and OpCo s . We are expecting that Process Safety Lead will brainstorm ideas for possible safety improvements with management and staff in order to gain ownership for necessary activities and achieve a proper level of compliance.


In order to be successful in this position we expect you to have:

  • Continuously enhance, refine and develop our Process Safety Engineering methodologies, templates, reports, tools and internal content for our projects.
  • Champion a culture of Process Safety excellence and managing and eradicating Process Safety risks and hazards to ensure an accident/ hazard free work environment from design phase to handover to operations
  • Be responsible for realization of process investment projects (CapEx) in breweries around the world as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.
  • Lead, maintain, improve and implement safety engineering & process hazard analysis specifications & techniques such as PHA, HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, SIL assignment and verification.
  • Knowledgeable with respect to Process Safety studies, Management of Change (MOC), fire safety, machine safety. Lead, build, maintain and improve the knowledge on process safety capabilities within Projects & Engineering.


Your strategic capabilities

  • SAFETY -> Identify all necessary competencies in order to support successful implementation of safety management system in projects. Organize and deliver training and workshops to support the implementation of local standards and procedures for all the people involved.
  • TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE -> You understand and advocate Capex roadmap and acts accordingly. Has deep and broad knowledge and experiences in project preparation and management. Broad experience with supplier management.
  • OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP -> You have a deep and broad knowledge of all business processes including relation to the own discipline and reciprocal impact and anticipates the consequences. Ability to train and influence others to ensure compliance to business processes, standards, adherence to project timelines and understanding of capital installations.
  • TPM & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT -> Promotes a culture of continuous improvement, benchmarking and innovation within the own area of expertise.


Your work field

Process Engineering Section is a part of the Projects and Engineering department, which is responsible for design, as well as to build, extend and revamp beverage production and brewing equipment against the optimal costs and optimal schedule in order with safety politics of The Heineken N.V.


We offer you

A work environment where your personality, knowledge and competences are the key to success

  • Gross annual salary between € 70.000 and € 105.000
  • Learning & Development training courses in line with your position and ambition
  • Laptop & cell phone
  • 20 vacation days (flexible budget to buy extra holidays)
  • Compensation for travel expenses
  • Pension plan where HEINEKEN covers 2/3 of the costs
  • Discount on our delicious products



Every day we work with pride on our great products that you've certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home with friends. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. Did you know that brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti are also part of HEINEKEN? We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and competencies are the success of our organization. 


Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain

HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain is a special operating company within the global HEINEKEN group. We support all Heineken breweries worldwide in the broadest sense of the word.


How to proceed?

Are you interested? Please apply via the green application button. If you would like to learn more about the position of Process Safety Lead or have any questions, please feel free to contact Vesko Perovic via mail ->


Selection process:

  1. Apply with CV and cover letter.
  2. Introductory meeting (Recruiter/Business)
  3. Follow-up interview (HR/Business)
  4. A day at the office or an assessment; varies by job group
  5. Job Offer
  6. CHEERS, welcome to HEINEKEN!

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