Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HSEQ

Genoa, IT

HSE Specialist

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.


Do you want to make your next move count? With us, you can.


Kalmar Italia is looking for a HSE Specialist who will provide expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and promote a positive Environment, Health & Safety culture across the organisation. In this position you will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems to ensure compliance with all existing environment, health & safety initiatives and local legislation. In this role you will provide timely reporting to management on any safety accident, incidents, near misses and environmental status in line with FLU KPIs. 

As a HSE Specialist you will act as the Functional Safety Lead across the Value Streams in alignment with the Regional HSE Director and safety representatives and will be the lead site representative in all communication and coordination with the local health and safety authorities (local/governmental regulator body).


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Safety 
    • Development, implementation and maintenance of a system for hazard identification and risk assessment on existing and new processes and equipment
    • Coordinate and support the closure of health and safety root causes and risk assessments in alignment with value stream safety representative(s)
    • Develop, implement and maintain a system for accident/safety incident investigation which would include detailed reporting and corrective action 
    • Develop, implement and maintain a system to ensure all statutory inspections and audits are carried out and records are maintained by relevant personnel
    • Develop, implement and maintain a system whereby monthly KPI statistics are complete and communicated in a timely manner
    • Case management of all incidents and accidents, liaising closely with the appropriate legal and insurance bodies and keeping senior management updated in a timely manner
    • Lead on-site EH&S improvement, awareness and engagement programmes
    • Responsible for the effective development, implementation and maintenance of the Company's EH&S policies, strategies & goals in compliance with legislative and company requirements


  • Operations 
    • Spread the safety culture awareness to the organisation, The safer the working environment is the more productive it is 


  • People
    • Promote a culture of safety awareness in a collaborative way; bring to life each day our Kalmar values and demonstrate these behaviours in his / her leadership style
    • Identify and ensure delivery of the H&S training programme across the site, ensuring statutory requirements are adhered to, taking into account best practice and site safety culture development 


What you’ll need to succeed


  • Education: 
    • Relevant degree in HSE preferable 
    • Country specific certifications (ASPP/RSPP certification)


  • Experience: 
    • 3-5 years of experience from technology industry's safety and it's development 


  • Competencies: 
    • Strong understanding of safety related policies and requirements 
    • Safety First attitude and thinking 
    • Good communication skills 


  • Desired behaviour:  
    • Observant 
    • Perseverance 
    • Collaborative influencer 


  • Language skills: 
    • English requirement: written Good, spoken Good 


You will be part of


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 


With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with your CV today!

For more information on the position please contact Marco Tosi, Country Director, Italy.

Email address:

Phone number: +39 348 5447253


Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting. 


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.