Project & Construction Safety Specialist

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Location: Switzerland

Our client is an industry leading manufacturer who is renowned for their best-in-class technology, processes, and forward-thinking culture!

Talent development is a key reason for their huge success and exciting opportunities in areas such as team leadership could be available to you in the future!

If you are looking for an opportunity to be a true subject matter expert for HSE project construction safety, then look no further!

The requirements of the Project & Construction Safety Specialist:

  • You will already have 3+ years of experience in a similar Project & Construction Safety Specialist role and you may currently hold the job title of HSE Engineer, HSE Supervisor, HSE Inspector or similar
  • Direct experience of running permit to work systems in a HSE environment
  • You will have gained this experience in a highly regulated setting in either a building environment or a facilities management/laboratory services project delivery company such as ISS A/S, Sodexo, JLL, EMCOR or within a pharmaceutical company such as BASF, Roche, Syngenta, Amgen, Lonza or similar within the region
  • Alternatively, you could be working in a similar highly regulated manufacturing centric environment in either a Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Paint, Food & Beverage, or related company
  • Fluent/Native in German is a requirement & excellent English skills (written & spoken)
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office programmes such as Excel
  • Possess the foresight to detect potential problems and adopt a solution focused approach to prevent/overcome these
  • High levels of organisation & attention to detail skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and effectively manage stakeholder interests in a fast-paced/dynamic organisation
  • Full Swiss/EU drivers license and valid passport with the ability to travel nationally & internationally when required

The role of the Project & Construction Safety Specialist:

  • As the Project & Construction Safety Specialist you will take ownership of running the critically important permit to work system
  • You will be involved in a mixture of exciting technical projects with a value ranging from circa 100,000 CHF to 160 million CHF
  • Manage the event investigation process from start to finish to include product outputs, running processes and reporting on all outcomes 
  • Be a visible presence and take the lead in “toolbox talk” sessions and actively engage with the client on these subjects 
  • Review all current procedures and make the necessary changes and improvements  
  • Maintain all relevant documentation and share best practice at every opportunity

Salary & Benefits:

  • Base Salary Circa 140,000 CHF – 160,000 CHF (DOE)
  • 13,000 CHF Car Allowance
  • Circa 20% Bonus
  • Full Company Benefits!

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Oliver Gill today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in Switzerland to be considered for this role

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone would be good for this role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 (o/e) of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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