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Local HSE Manager



Vaasa, Finland
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Local HSE Manager

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 Local HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Manager to join ABB, Electrification Service, Finland. Your role is to actively coordinate the HSE programs and practices implemented within the organization and develop new practices together with local and global experts. As our HSE Manager you will also lead continuous development of your expertise area by providing advice and coaching at all levels of the local division organization. The goal is to support and develop our health, safety and environment culture by pushing improvements to ensure a high-performing health and safety culture with a strong focus on the environment. You will be welcomed to a versatile job environment, combining local and global views, from office work to field installations and customer sites. The preferred location for this role is Vaasa as that is where our factory is located. We also have other field service workshops around Finland which is why Helsinki, Tampere, and Lappeenranta are other possible locations. Reporting to the Local Division Manager and in close co-operation with local management team you will lead by example, applying your in-depth HSE knowledge to provide solutions and advice to address a variety of issues. Our culture and benefits reflect our values: courage, care, curiosity and collaboration. The most appreciated benefits according to our personnel are at the moment e.g. an annual performance bonus, employee share acquisition program, continuous learning opportunities, bicycle and other wellbeing and family benefits.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring exemplary health and safety culture as well as a strong focus to environmental issues
  • Coaching the line managers for the HSE culture development
  • Supporting the business by applying in-depth HSE knowledge
  • Conducting risk management through HSE excellence
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and providing regular HSE reporting
  • Leading investigations for any possible incidents and near-misses including creating and communicating lessons-learned from them
  • Assisting and coaching the different levels of management in order to achieve excellence in HSE and prevent future incidents

Your background

  • A M.Sc. or B.Sc. level degree from a relevant field such as electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Passion for improving and leading HSE related initiatives to support wellbeing, health, safety and environmental areas of work within the business
  • Some experience in working with HSE topics in an industrial/manufacturing company with good knowledge and/or experience in Health and Safety regulations and practices
  • Excellent communication skills, you are able to communicate efficiently and are comfortable with holding presentations among different stakeholders
  • Understanding on the changing requirements that effect HSE practices, current environmental challenges and sustainability
  • The ability to manage complex issues and work in cross-functional teams
  • A collaborative, solution focused approach to work
  • Fluency in Finnish and English, both written and spoken
  • Experience from working in the field (manufacturing/installations) as an electrical engineer or work around electrical safety is seen as a benefit

More about us

Electrifying the world in a safe, smart and sustainable way, ABB Electrification Service is a global technology leader in electrical distribution and management from source to socket. As the world’s demand for electricity grows, our 50,000+ employees across 100 countries collaborate with customers and partners to transform how people connect, live and work. We develop innovative products, solutions and digital technologies that enable energy efficiency and a low carbon society across all sectors. By applying global scale with local expertise, we shape and support global trends, deliver excellence for customers and power a sustainable future for society. In Finland, ABB has about 5000 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 contact the recruiting manager Juha Ekholm, Local Division Manager, tel. +358 50 334 2930. Interested in joining the crew? Please 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 Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

Publication ID: FI89465358_E1

Important: In order to be employed by ABB you will need to fully comply with/fulfill all local ABB employment requirements/processes.

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