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Senior Manager HSE Germany (m/f/d)



You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Cologne


As Senior Manager HSE Germany (m/f/d), you will lead the activities regarding occupational safety, health and environmental protection of our German sites and the construction sites in Germany and abroad that are managed from there. From the first customer contact during our projects to the planning and production of our cable systems to the construction site, you live and drive our HSE philosophy.


You will be responsible for the following aspects: 

We Care: On your agenda will be the definition, implementation and control of the local HSE strategy to minimize hazards for our employees and external parties. To this end, you will lead a highly motivated team of specialists in occupational safety, health and environmental protection, fire protection, contractor management, projects, management systems and the plant medical service. From the first customer contact in the quotation phase to the detailed planning in the project, you and your team provide input into HSE management plans. During the production of our cable systems in the Cologne plant, you will accompany the respective supervisors in ensuring that all HSE requirements are met. During subsequent construction activities up to the commissioning of our cable systems, you and your team will be the first point of contact in HSE matters. Further key tasks are:

  • Support in the assessment of hazards, identification of corrective measures and coordination of their implementation
  • Comparison of the current status with valid legal and group requirements
  • Incident investigations and identification of measures
  • Development of programs for preventive health care and environmental protection
  • Representation of NKT in internal and external bodies, committees and working groups
  • Further development and auditing, as well as ensuring external certification of HSE management systems 450001, 50001, 14001, SCC and SCL

To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:
In addition to leadership experience, you have a completed technical or scientific degree (preferably safety engineering or mechanical engineering, process engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry or physics) and hold the qualification "Occupational Safety Specialist". Ideally, your profile is rounded off by further qualifications in the fields of environment, waste, immission control, fire protection and as an auditor. In addition, you have several years of professional experience as a senior occupational safety specialist in a manufacturing environment. Further important qualifications are:

  • Very good MS-Office skills
  • Fluent German and English, both written and spoken
  • Strong safety, cost and quality awareness
  • Strong communication skills across all hierarchical levels


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. 


Business Line HV Cable Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements.


Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Interested? Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker,


We welcome your application!





Posting Date:  02-Aug-2022

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  2019

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