Safety Officer


Gent, BE, 9000

ID:  1150

Brighter Together

KRONOS is a global player in the production of Titaniumdioxide (TiO2), a white pigment with strong covering power.
TiO2 can be found in coatings and plastics but also in inks, paper & cosmetics. It makes products whiter and provides gloss. You could say that we literally give colour to the world.

Here in Ghent, we produce some 90,000 tonnes of TiO2 a year, in a safe and sustainable way.

About the job

The well-being, safety and health of our employees are a TOP priority for KRONOS.
As Safety Officer, you are part of the "Safety, Environment, Quality & Energy" team and report directly to the Head of Department. Your colleague Safety Officer takes care of Process Safety, Work Safety will be your domain.
In this position you support both management and employees. Your task will be to coordinate and implement action plans in the field of occupational safety. Furthermore, you will have the full support of the management to take the safety culture within our company to a higher level.


Some of your duties include:

  • You are the key figure in our journey towards a proactive safety culture.
  • You coordinate the tasks related to prevention, safety and well-being at work. Think of risk analyses, incident investigation, ergonomics, training on prevention but also reports and keeping safety procedures up to date.
  • You formulate advice and recommendations on safety.
  • You lead internal working groups on the subject of safety.
  • You follow legislation closely and translate it to the organization.
  • You coordinate the operation of the intervention team.
  • You are responsible for providing information to the government and external auditors.
  • You also play an important role within the “CPBW”.

About you

Because TEAMWORK is one of our values, we are looking for a team player. Someone who takes the initiative to support all departments towards a proactive safety culture.
We also consider COMMUNICATION an important value. You are able to sensitize and convince people orally but can also formulate clear positions and advice in writing.
As a key employee, you will also have to play on your LEADERSHIP talents. This means that you can effortlessly get things moving.  With your maturity, persuasiveness and open attitude, you lead your colleagues to the desired behavior.
CUSTOMER FOCUS is self-evident for you, both towards external and internal customers. So you do not like ivory towers but like to put on your work uniform to go into the factory and enter into dialogue with all colleagues.

It goes without saying that you are an analytical thinker, both at master level and from experience.

About our offer

We offer a lot of flexibility in a permanent job. Family atmosphere but still part of a global group, with a lot of job security.
Nice salary, intensive guidance during your start-up & a whole range of extra-legal benefits on top of that!
You will join the ONE KRONOS family, where teamwork, communication, customer focus and leadership are key.

Ready to jump in?

Are you interested in this position or do you know someone who fits the profile?
Let us know at or call 09/254.03.10
Looking forward to seeing you!