Environment Expert Motion and Country (HSE) (80-100%)

Basic Info

Turgi, Aargau, Switzerland
Job type
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB’s Motion HSE team is a trusted business partner, setting strategic direction and delivering effective, efficient services that embed health, safety, environment, security and corporate responsibility in sustainable business practices. We work together as one team to strengthen governance and to support the business in improving performance and integrating sustainability deeper into our organization, creating a vital competitive edge. Committed to strengthening our HSE team for the Motion business in Switzerland, we are currently looking for a highly motivated and open minded individual to further develop our proactive and positive occupational HSE culture. You will take the lead on local business-related environment activities and thanks to your in-depth knowledge you will advise the business and provide solutions for a variety of challenges. Sustainability is a core element of our strategy, covering environmental initiatives as well as supporting our R&D teams and the supply chain to minimize the environmental impact of our products during their life cycle. “Don’t look the other way" applies to you and you want to spread your passion for the topic? We are looking forward to meeting you!

Your responsibilities

  • Take responsibility as Motion Switzerland Business Environment expert and dangerous goods advisor
  • Support operational units in environmental legal compliance and management system
  • Support business R&D departments in relevant environmental aspects related to activities, products and services
  • Support supply chain management in relevant environmental aspects related to procurement parts and services
  • Ensure compliance according to ISO 14001 and energy management aligned to ISO 50001
  • Lead ABB Switzerland community of environmental-, sustainability – and hazardous goods experts
  • Be responsible for sustainability agreements with Swiss Government authorities (EnAW, BFE etc.)
  • Identify changes in legal and other requirements and propose improvement steps to the environmental officer community of ABB Switzerland
  • Contribute to effective risk management of environmental-related risks and opportunities, including binding commitments and agreements
  • Ensure area of responsibility is audited according to audit program, perform audits to identify potential shortcomings
  • Ensure and align level-based training modules to achieve environmental targets
  • Ensure the definition and monitoring of the annual targets and programs
  • Drive behavioral change, the implementation of best practice and continuously improve our management system “The ABB Way” and approach
  • Dangerous goods advisor according to GGBV and in waste management (environmentally sound disposal, recycling, VVEA, VeVA)
  • Represent ABB in expert associations

Your background

  • University degree or comparable education with technical background
  • Education in environmental affairs and sustainability
  • Dangerous goods advisor according to GGBV
  • Occupational health, safety education would be beneficial
  • Proven leadership experience in an international business environment, leading, coaching and developing intercultural teams
  • Experienced Internal Auditor ISO 14001 is a MUST, ISO45001 and ISO 9001 are a plus
  • Strong communicator with the ability to adjust communication to all levels within an organization
  • Ability to deal with complexity, stress and ambiguity
  • Proactive, practical and systematic way of working and acting
  • Fluent in German (C1) and in English (C1)

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at www.abb.com/careers

ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Vera Keller
Talent Partner
Phone: +41 79 627 45 23


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