Philips Safety Expert in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Are you committed to ensure Health & Safety (H&S) is an integral part of everyday work? Are you able to take ownership of a problem and come up with a safe, but also workable and affordable solution? Are you approachable and able to communicate with all levels in the organization? Can you prepare understandable work instructions and trainings? Do you keep to timelines and deliverables while managing a demanding and changing environment? Then we may have the right job for you!

Your responsibilities

As Safety Officer of PInS you are responsible for:

  • Preparing the H&S policy of the organization.

  • Giving advice on H&S care on a strategic, tactical and operational level.

  • Maintaining the H&S Management System (based on OHSAS18001) by, amongst others, keeping internal audits, having risk overviews and assessments and analyzing the root causes to structural problems.

  • Promoting safety awareness on the work floor and organize training and schooling of employees with H&S tasks. Ensuring that occupational health and safety legislation and regulations as well as the Philips H&S policy are complied with and that you have relevant legislation and regulations available.

  • Identifying undesirable or unacceptable situations in terms of health and safety and investigating complaints, incidents and emergencies are an important part of your job. When needed you have the authority to take immediate action, give (unsolicited) advice and order work stopped in case of immediate danger on behalf of the CEO of PInS.

  • Representing PInS in internal and external meetings on Health and Safety, and are also responsible for local security.

Your team

PES is part of Philips Innovation Services and employs approximately 30 highly qualified professionals that work in four competence fields (Health & Safety, Radiation Protection and Dosimetry, Dangerous Goods and Sustainability). They define, implementation and execute Environment & Health measures for customers within Philips as well as for external customers in the High & Health Tech industry.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between €53000,-and €67000,- (including personal benefits package)

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for a candidate who

  • Has a technically oriented bachelor degree, preferably on chemistry.

  • Has a completed Higher Educational Level in Health & Safety (Dutch: hogere veiligheidskunde) and >5 years related experience.

  • Has good communication skills and is fluent in Dutch and English, in spoken and written word.

  • Has a strong personality, a high drive and is committed to continuous improvement.

  • Brings a self-starting and ownership attitude. A pragmatic doer who helps to think of a safe, workable and affordable solution to a problem.

  • Preferably has a Dutch Radiation Safety Degree level 4, or a willingness to obtain this degree.

  • Brings a hands on mentality and experience with working in a chemical and physical lab environment.

  • Is a team player that has the ability to co-act with the various disciplines in the organization.


If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 224702.

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.