HSE Auditor


Job Description

Would you like to play a role in a company that has feeding the future as a core value? Are you a Health Safety Environment specialist who wants to get (more) experience in internal auditing? Then Nutreco has a very interesting role for you!

The Group Internal Audit (GIA) within Nutreco is primarily responsible for the monitoring of control measures throughout the company. Next to operational and financial audits, GIA performs IT audits, HSE audits and other specific engagements.

The mission of Internal Audit at Nutreco is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. GIA supports the business to further improve and stimulates continuous improvement throughout the various layers of the organization.

The GIA department consists of 16 people. The Director GIA reports in a dual reporting line to the CEO of Nutreco and the Internal Audit Director of SHV Holdings. As a HSE Auditor you are part of the Group Internal Audit (GIA).


The HSE Auditor monitors, validates the follow up and prepares progress reports of the internal audits, insurer audits and corrective actions arising from (potential) severe incidents. The HSE auditor assists in planning, executing and follow up on HSE audits globally for proper implementation of Nutreco’s HSE policy, rules, standards and guidelines.


Auditing companies

·        Plan and organize HSE audits according the GIA audit planning;

·        Participate and assist the senior auditors as an independent co-auditor of companies, premises and facilities on all HSE aspects     by means of interviews, inspections and standard checks to ensure compliance with Nutreco policies;

·        Assist in writing audit reports in order to establish a clear insight and overview of the HSE status of the OpCo’s.


Other audits

·    Participate in entry reviews globally of newly acquired or commissioned operations for all HSE aspects by means of interviews, inspections and standard checks to investigate compliance with Nutreco policies, rules and standards;

·        Assist in the review of major capital investments at Nutreco on HSE aspects.


·        Process audit findings and corrective actions arising from (potential) severe incidents into the follow-up database;

·    Assist in reporting on the executed audits. Establish current status for a large variety of aspects and establish findings and recommendations;

·        Prepare HSE progress reports on action follow up to executive management.


Working for Nutreco means working in a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities. We have a friendly, pleasant and informal working environment in which you cooperate with dedicated colleagues.

·        We offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week in Amersfoort;

·        Your position will be classified in a Nutreco Hay scale;

·        30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days;

·        Attractive salary based on skills and experience -paid in 12 monthly payments- plus Holiday allowance in May;

·        Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company;

·        The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target.


Your capabilities should include being an excellent business partner, with a recognized sensitivity for balancing business risks with business opportunities. You are a critical yet constructive co-worker and a persuasive colleague. Driven to innovate without compromising on quality. Besides that, you have the ability to build effective relationships with a broad range of managers within the divisions and operating companies of the company. You are a natural team player with strong communication skills, who is capable of working in cross-functional teams.


·        Master degree in (food) technology or same level obtained by relevant work experience;

·        2-5 years of work experience in (international) production/processing environment;

·        Degree on HSE is a plus;

·        Auditor experience is a plus;

·        Familiar with HSE management systems and work practices.

·        Fluent in English, knowledge of other languages (Spanish) is a plus;

·        You currently live in the Netherlands;

·        Willing to travel average 30 weeks per year including weekends.


Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced nutritional solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future.

Nutreco is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Nutreco is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.