HSEQ manager

Loction: close to one of Teknos major European sites in Finland, Sweden, Denmark or Germany


Teknos is a global coatings company with operations in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and the USA, employing approximately 1,800 people. We are one of the leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in architectural and retail coatings. The company was established in 1948 and is one of Finland’s largest family-owned businesses. Teknos wants to make the world last longer by providing smart, technically advanced paint and coating solutions to protect and prolong. Always working in close cooperation with our customers and firmly believing that the company’s personnel are vital to its success, Teknos has created a corporate culture that is derived from family values, where each employee is heard and encouraged to take the initiative. Our goal is to make use of the great potential of our excellent personnel in order to create new solutions for our customers. Teknos has grown rapidly in recent years and the company has a strong growth strategy for the future. 


Main goals:

You will develop and support Teknos Group’s business through HSEQ management on a global scale according to the Group strategy and design as well as coordinate and control the HSEQ processes, ensuring that the products and services are produced according our quality practices and standards.


Daily tasks and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and coordinating Group HSEQ function
  • Creation of Group HSEQ strategy and objectives, including annual and long-term planning
  • Steering the development and implementation of common HSEQ practices:
    • Health, safety and environment management systems and program
    • Process and system audits at functions and site
    • Tools for HSEQ management and reporting
  • Group risk review process
  • Participating M&A integration projects in HSEQ area
  • Ownership of Corporate Sustainability Responsibility targets in Operations (CSR-targets)
  • Coordinating quality, safety and environmental systems ISO9001, 14001 and possible OHSAS 18001/ISO45001
  • Ensuring link to sourcing in purchasing and raw material quality and requirements



  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in leading health, safety and environment related tasks in a manufacturing environment, preferably within chemical, food, medical/pharmaceutical or process industry
  • Prior experience within coordinating HSEQ activities within a multisite scope is a must
  • Clear understanding of different HSEQ practices and standards
  • Well-developed leadership skills within matrix organization
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Understanding of LEAN/Six Sigma
  • Strong work ethic, lots of initiative and proactive attitude
  • Development and innovative mindset
  • Fluent English plus second European language
  • Located close to one of Teknos major European sites in Finland, Sweden, Denmark or Germany


What we offer:

This position offers you a great opportunity to use your professional skills in a rapidly growing business and further develop your exposure to the global environment. You will have the support of a professional and international team in a growing company. 


In Teknos you will also have: 

Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.  

Inspired and motivated teams: We have a highly skilled workforce. We are a multi-faceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.  

Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.   

Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a sustainable future. 

Please send your application (CV and cover letter with salary expectation) to our recruiting system. Use the below button to apply.


For further information, please contact:

Paulina Długosz, Group Talent Acquisition Manager (paulina.dlugosz(at)teknos.com)