HSE Specialist

Job location:
Bodio, Switzerland
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05914

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

HSE Specialist

Job Summary

Recognized internationally as a market leader in graphite and carbon solutions, Imerys Graphite & Carbon serves a variety of growing industrial sectors including electric vehicles, polymers, engineering materials and refractories.  Research and innovation are the drivers of all our solutions, developed at our own laboratories and produced in our own factories equipped using the most advanced technologies.

Part of the Imerys Group, the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is headquartered in Switzerland with commercial offices and production sites around the globe.

For our site in Bodio, Switzerland, renowned for the processing of graphite for over a century, we are looking for a: 

HSE Specialist

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and supervise the workplace and work activities on the site to enforce safe work practices in place and are followed by workers;

  • Provide administrative support: preparation of KPIs, periodical statistics and reports; preparation and update of working instructions and procedures according to the Company policies;

  • Perform periodical audit and regular inspection, to identify hazards and non conformities, unsafe or unhealthful conditions and behavior; 

  • Be a team player and a coach, supporting the development and training of HSE skills, awareness and knowledge among all levels of the plant organization, conduiting safety; 

  • Manage the availability, selection and correct use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and check the provision and update of the Safety Plan;

  • Manage health and industrial hygiene surveillance with external providers;

  • Be the contact point with Authority for safety and health legal compliance aspects;

  • Collaborate with the Project/Engineering site Construction Manager for all site construction & installation Coordinate the team of security specialists on contract for the plant.


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in engineering, chemistry, mining, environmental sciences or other related HSE field; 

  • Qualified and registered CFSL/ASGS (or equivalent by SUVA) Health and Safety Professional;

  • 5-7 years pregressive experience in technical or EHS related position, preferable in a comparable industrial domain, with proven experience as supervisor on the field; 

  • Fluent in Italian and English, German and French are a plus;

  • Excellent comprehensions of occupational safety and health International and Swiss Standards and Codes, ability to interpret legislation and regulatory standards requirements and updates;

  • On call availability to coordinate and advise emergency response and security teams on necessity;

  • Expertise in documents management and procedure/technical instruction preparation;

  • Elaboration of risk assessment, lesson learnt and root-cause analysis documents, proactively identifying existing gaps and risk factors in the company, determining hazards, risks and root causes/problems to appropriately respond to issue, reduce risk exposure and prevent accidents.

We offer an attractive and dynamic working atmosphere in a truly multicultural and multinational environment with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

We apply the collective employment agreement (CEA) for Switzerland’s mechanical and electrical engineering industries, which guarantees the employees of the signatory companies fair and up-to-date working conditions.

In addition, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is very committed to protecting the health of its employees offering a series of advantages aimed at improving safety and a healthy work-life balance. 

The company is dedicated to the continuous improvement of its activities to reduce its environmental impact.

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.