(Sr) Corporate EHS Expert

Neways is a fast growing international innovator in electronics for smart mobility, connectivity and semiconductor solutions. With more than 50 years’ experience and strong engineering power, we are proud to act as technology innovation partner for the most demanding customers in the industry. Neways develops and produces electronics that facilitate major trends around global ESG themes. Our global team of more than 2,500 specialists across the Netherlands, Germany, USA, China, Czech Republic and Slovakia enables future solutions for EV charging, electric power trains, digitizing health solutions, sustainable agriculture, producing microchips and more.

To elevate sustainability of our work even further, we are looking for a EHS Expert for our headquarter who can support the growth and professionalize sustainability across the global network. You will have a key role in further developing our ESG program and sustainability management.

What will you do as a EHS Expert?

As an EHS Expert, you will hold a key position within our global QESH department and report into the Global Quality & EHS Director. As an EHS Expert you ensure the execution of the Neways EHS policies, procedures and improvement programs in collaboration with the different operating and production companies. You will implement appropriate safety controls and working methods to ensure an accident / incident free environment and ensure regulatory compliance is met for our employees.

You will have the chance to join the further development and professionalization of the corporate sustainability ESG program, its reporting structure and execution in the organization. You’ll define and deploy behavioral change programs towards a daily safe, healthy work environment and develop practices where sustainability impact is taken into account during decision making.

As a Corporate EHS Expert you will make a significant contribution to Neways’ sustainable growth

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Actively engage with the different locations through regular meetings, visits, field observations, audits, inspections, reporting analysis, and improvement plans
  • Design & provide training/workshops/coaching sessions, as well as regular reporting to Corporate
  • Be a key advisor on EHS matters for our operating and production companies to identify risks, define priorities, provide solutions, and guard the fundamental EHS concepts and principles
  • Set-up reporting structures on sustainability, analyze waste flows over the value stream and initiate and execute improvement projects
  • Investigate overall number of accidents, incidents and complaints to initiate structural improvements and ensure learnings are deployed throughout the company
  • Manage, lead & drive risk awareness/assessment, health & safety operational excellence, and behavioral changes with key focus in leadership & culture
  • Further develop and administer the Neways management system and its compliance with regulatory environmental, health or safety regulation

Your profile & DNA:

To excel in this role, strong soft skills are essential. As a conceptual thinker, you can pragmatically apply your ideas within Neways’ framework. Your persuasiveness enables you to make a significant impact. While you enjoy working autonomously, you recognize the importance of collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in shaping a strong sustainable organization. Your entrepreneurial mindset, patience, decisiveness, and hands-on attitude will contribute to successfully navigating the daily dynamics.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, Environmental and/or Health & Safety
  • Certified MVK, HVK is a pre
  • Good knowledge of existing and developing relevant EHS legislation / standards (ISO14001/ISO5001), and practical appreciation of EHS hazards
  • Experience in EHS topics and running change programs across different entities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and able to work with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong facilitator with experience of delivering H&S training sessions and coaching
  • Experience working as part of a diverse and remote team
  • Good English language skills both written and spoke
  • Available to travel (across the locations) 15-20%

What we offer:

We offer an exciting position in a dynamic and thriving development and production environment. You will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Neways’ sustainable growth. Join our highly driven and collaborative working environment, where you will enjoy autonomy, initiative-taking, and room for personal development. We provide competitive secondary benefits, including:

  • 27 vacation days
  • 13 days off work under the Reduction of Working Hours Act
  • 8% vacation pay
  • Flexible hours and the option to work from home for two days a week
  • Training opportunities
  • A pension arrangement
  • Company telephone and laptop
  • Expenses allowance

About us:

As an EMS Life Cycle Partner and System Innovator, we create smarter solutions for a changing world. We do not only respond to market demands, but are also involved in our customers’ development and engineering processes at an early stage, proactively delivering concrete solutions and add value.

As an employer, we stand for:

  • Passion– we are proud of our work and work with passion.
  • Trust– we believe that trust is the basis of good cooperation.
  • Customer Focus– we work proactively with our customers and suppliers and together we come to a good solution.
  • One Team– we believe in working together as one team and one company with a common goal.
  • Innovation– we challenge today’s society and keep improving ourselves.

You are most welcome!

Are you interested? Then apply directly by clicking the button!

Do you have any questions? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter Sander de Groot at +31 (0)6 – 3830 5718 or


Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.