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HSE Specialist Mining

Are you an expert in Health, Safety & Environment and do you have demonstrable experience in the mining industry? Do you have demonstrated operational hands on experience in initiating, formulating and implementing new HSE processes and procedures? Do you have a natural affinity with mining processes & governance? If so, we are looking for you.

In our Mining team, we have a vacancy for an:

HSE Specialist Mining
Fulltime, Hengelo or Delfzijl
Annual salary: EUR 70.350 – EUR 112.000

Your challenges as HSE Specialist Mining

As HSE Specialist Mining You take the lead in optimization of our HSE systems, reporting and procedures in our Mining area within the boundaries of the Nobian HSE framework. You support, advice and coach the front leaders (internal & external) on our Mining locations and drive culture change. You will initiate and perform field inspections, support risk assessments, coordinate HSE meetings and toolboxes & drive follow-up on actions & learnings. You will assure that our Mining operation complies with local law and branch standards.

Together with the central HSE competence team and site HSE community you drive the organization towards a commitment-based safety culture.


Nobian is a European leader in the production of essential chemicals for industries ranging from construction and cleaning to pharmaceuticals and water treatment. We excel in the safe and reliable supply of high-purity salt, chlor-alkali and chloromethanes, thanks to our integrated value chain and modern production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.

From our first salt production in 1918, we continue to innovate every day to become safer, more efficient, and sustainable to ensure the essential products of today will continue to enrich our lives tomorrow. Nobian has approximately 1,600 employees in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, Hengelo, Delfzijl, Arnhem, Amsterdam and Deventer), Germany (Ibbenbüren, Bitterfeld and Frankfurt), Denmark (Mariager), and Sweden (Gothenburg). Nobian has mining operations in Hengelo, Delfzijl & Mariager.


Our HSE&S Strategy is focused on driving to zero injuries, waste and harm. Why: because we care about our people, contractors & environment. Continuous improvement methodologies are used to progress on the key pillars: People Safety, Process Safety, Environmental Compliance, Health, and Security. While maintaining a compliance foundation, Nobian works to shift to a commitment-based safety culture.

Have you got what it takes?

To be eligible for this challenging position you bring at least 10 years relevant work experience as HSE Specialist in a Mining environment.  

Next to this, you:

  • Have a bachelor or academic degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mining Engineering Environmental Science or similar
  • Have demonstrable experience in HSE in the field of Mining, specifically on drilling rigs
  • Have experience in culture change processes
  • Have affinity with HSE IM tools
  • Have knowledge of management systems
  • Have HSE auditing experience
  • Are fluent in English, both verbal as in writing
    Have influencing skills
  • Are willing to travel 20-40% of your time

This is our offer

When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

  • A permanent contract
  • An excellent salary tailored to the job level, your expertise and competencies.
  • An attractive bonus scheme
  • 35 vacation days
  • An excellent pension plan
  • The option to participate in a collective health insurance
  • Training opportunities

Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.

Are you eager to start your career at Nobian as HSE specialist Mining?

Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page, and upload your CV and job specific cover letter.  Any questions? Then contact Brecht Vanhemel, Talent Acquisition Specialist a.i.,

Please note that applications by email will not be taken into consideration.

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A pre-employment screening may be part of the selection process.


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.