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HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Trainee



Vaasa, Finland
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Trainee

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.

We are now looking for a HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) trainee to join our HSE team in ABB Distribution Solutions, Vaasa. We offer a part-time position in which you will support with the HSE related tasks, especially in the field of activity-based risk assessments (ABRA) in our local Distribution Solutions division. Your weekly working time will be agreed on a flexible basis to fit your studies, the average being 18h/week. During the summer you may have the opportunity to continue the work as a summer trainee. Your responsibilities may include a variety of HSE matters, but the main focus in this position is in creating activity-based risk assessments. This means getting familiar with the risks in our unit with a very practical approach and create detailed step by step risk assessments from our operations. The position is located in Vaasa and hybrid work is an option, once you are more familiar with your tasks.

This position reports to

HSE Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Creating step by step activity-based risk assessments, meaning getting familiar with the risks in our unit with a very practical approach
  • Familiarizing yourself with related areas, such as environmental and ergonomic issue
  • Collaborating with our operations team especially the division HSE Manager
  • Getting familiar with the ABB Way management system, which is our global HSE & Security operating model

Your background

  • On-going university studies (you are at the minimum on your 2nd year) from a relevant technical field
  • Genuine interest for health, safety and environment matters
  • Good communication skills, including good presentation skills and the ability to create detailed documentation
  • Independent approach to work with a practical mindset
  • Fluency in Finnish, both written and spoken
  • Good English skills are considered an advantage

More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services. In Finland, ABB has about 5 000 employees, making it one of the biggest industrial employers in the country. ABB Finland serves its customers in over 20 locations and has production sites in Helsinki, Vaasa, Porvoo and Hamina. As a global company, we’re also able to offer international job opportunities. For more information, please contact the recruiting manager Mika Parvinen, HSE Manager, tel. +358 50 3347 634. Interested in joining the crew? Apply for the position by December 3, 2023. 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 Let’s write the future. Together. We reserve the right to withdraw this posting at any time. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

Publication ID: FI89523191_E1

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