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Health & Safety Coordinator

  • Bridgestone
  • Bridgestone


As an H&S Coordinator you animate, monitor and control all H&S topics within our Distribution Center in Zeebrugge. You are responsible for following the correct utilization of our H&S tools (B-SAFE, Bridgestone & legal standards), making sure that the defined H&S roadmap is running effectively. You are the bridge between different stakeholders: warehouse supervisors, operational teams, local management and Bridgestone’s Central LSCM team, managing the relationship between all the parties and securing a proper delivery of the shared targets.

You also drive all initiatives with the purpose of defining best practices and solutions for common issues identified in the network.


  • Focus on strong and weak points of the local H&S organization, proposing to local management and central LSCM team possible adjustment to reinforce the H&S guidance;

  • Coach and train the local team on global standards and corporate programs, site safety and security procedures, ergonomics;

  • Coordinate all activities related to Bridgestone’s B-Safe program;

  • Report on accidents and near misses and initiate preventive actions;

  • Coordinate and train the local First Intervention Team and ensure its operability;

  • Monitor the First Aid team and follow up on their training programs;

  • Organize and perform evacuation drills, both internally and with external parties like fire brigade;

  • Monitor, through periodical audits, the level of compliance with the LSCM policies and guidelines;

  • Standardize the H&S documents (manual and procedures), by proposing guidelines and supporting the sharing of good practices, where existing;

  • Drive the digitalization of H&S processes by rolling out digital tools;

  • Promote best practices identified in the LSCM network;

  • Maintain, promote and further develop the Health and Safety management system;

  • Coordinate external audits with 3rd party bodies (Insurance companies, AIB Vinçotte, …) and assure compliance to all legal requirements;

  • Coach the local operational team on target definition and develop clear and transparent KPI’s;

  • Set up and follow up on mandatory activities: year action plans, DRBS, GPP, IDPBW, CPBW.


  • Strong values in line with Bridgestone’s behavioral expectations (Agility, Courage, Ownership);

  • Hands-on person with high level of accuracy;

  • Analytical mindset with eye for detail;

  • Adapt to fast change easily in an efficient way;

  • Pro-active and solution oriented;

  • Able to communicate clearly your thoughts, ideas, solutions to different type of audiences, internal and external;

  • Able to manage projects;

  • Autonomous and capable to take decisions;

  • True team player.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Supply Chain, Management, Engineering or a related field;

  • Prevention Advisor level 2;

  • > 5 years’ experience in a H&S role, preferably in a warehouse environment;

  • Management of mid/large-size projects.


  • Management System standards (ISO9001) and audits techniques;

  • Technical expertise in H&S and disaster prevention.

Languages / Others

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office;

  • Fluent in Dutch & English.


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.
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