Global Chemical Safety Manager to Perstorp AB

Global Chemical Safety Manager to Perstorp AB

Do you have knowledge of chemical safety? We are seeking an experienced Chemical Safety Manager to join Perstorp AB.

Do you have experience working in the chemical industry?Are you interested in working in a global role, supporting local organizations and collaborating cross-functionally to maintain a healthy and safe workplace? If so, this opportunity might be a great fit for you! Join us in shaping a safer and healthier workplace environment in the role of Chemical Safety Manager.

Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team, driving global excellence in health and safety!

Purpose, Offer and Benefits

Responsible Care is a global function that provides the entire organization with the strategic direction, global framework and support structure for health, safety and environment. In addition, the function supports leaders and teams with relevant insights, coaching and training to define and execute their own local health, safety and environment roadmaps.

At Perstorp you will get a true opportunity to contribute and influence – despite our global presence we are still a relatively small company. That means you are never anonymous: what you do really counts.

Perstorp has eight production sites around the world. As the Global Chemical Safety Manager, you work with a mixture of strategical focus and operational closeness. You analyze and follow up on how chemical safety is managed at the different sites and identify potential improvements. You act as a project manager for strategically important health and safety related projects.

If you are ready to work whit safety on a global scale, we want to hear from you. Join Perstorp and be part of a team committed to excellence in chemical safety. 

Union contract
Union contract
Fitness stipend
Fitness stipend
Office gym
Office gym
Professional development
Professional development

Your Responsibilities

You will play a leading role in our internal culture transformation program for health and safety, driving global excellence and supporting our production units, functions, and projects in the following processes/areas:

Your responsibilities will include:


The Bigger Picture

You will report to the Vice President Responsible Care and be part of an engaged and dynamic team that collaborates with colleagues in all functions and positions. The position will be based in Perstorp, Malmö or Stenungsund in Sweden. International travelling to our production sites in Europe, North America and Asia will be expected. You can expect approximately 40 traveling days a year.

Our Expectations

You have a Master´s or Bachelor´s degree, preferably in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Toxicology, Occupational Health or Medicine. You have at least five years of experience from process industry, working with HSE and particularly chemical safety. You combine the theoretical and practical experience to prevent and/or manage health, safety and environmental incidents. 

As a person you are very skilled in facilitation, auditing and project management. You have a curious and exploring mindset, willing to take on ambitious challenges together with the team. Furthermore, you have excellent communication skills and can use these to successfully persuade and get the message through to top and middle management. You are fluent in spoken and written English.

Get to know Perstorp AB, your soon to be employer!

Get to know Perstorp Group your soon to be employer!
Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.
Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp Group is since October 2022 a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.
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Career advice from your Recruiter Paula Claesson

Paula Claesson

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Perstorp AB

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Now, we're excited to see your application. Apply with either a CV or LinkedIn profile – no need for a cover letter – just use our straightforward application form. Please note that we can not accept any applications by e-mail. However, you are always welcome to contact the recruiter with questions. After the application has been submitted, we will both anonymize your personal data, and invite you to do some of our recruitment tests, before making an initial assessment. Of course, we'll give you more details about each step when the time comes. As soon as you submit your application, you can track it in real-time on our website. Keep in mind that we're reviewing applications continuously, so the position might be filled before the final application date. Let’s stay in touch!

Last application day 2024-05-04