HSE Consultant, Germany

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is looking for a talented HSE consultant (permanent or freelance) for their office in Germany, with work experience at a large manufacturing company and the capacity to drive transformation using a consulting approach.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), recently named by the independent research and consulting firm Verdantix as an “Outstanding Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety Advisory”, is a global operations management consulting firm which advises leading industrial companies around the world for more than 20 years. Not only do we rely on over 200 years of DuPont experience in operating high-risk facilities worldwide, we also leverage our expertise in operational excellence and enterprise transformation. Our strengths are our employees – a diverse team of experts with experience in various industries, functions and disciplines.

Businesses turn to us to make sustainable changes that make their processes and work environments safer, more dynamic, and more productive. They trust us because we have extensive, hands-on experience in managing the situations they are currently facing, because we support them to implement and operationalize their solutions, and because we always show outstanding commitment. We focus on the essentials: protecting and improving lives, operations and assets.

Job title: Consultant (permanent or freelance)

Location: Germany (Neu-Isenburg or Home office)

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is looking for a talented HSE consultant (permanent or freelance) for their office in Germany, with work experience at a large manufacturing company and the capacity to drive transformation using a consulting approach.

As a consultant, you will be responsible for managing the tasks of complex customer projects. You will be assisted by experienced DuPont managers and industry experts. In this exciting role, you collect and capture on-site information, formulate and test hypotheses about root causes, and develop and communicate appropriate recommendations. It is also your job to present results to the customer and to implement recommendations in collaboration with members of the customer team. In addition to active customer project work, as a consultant you will assist in gaining new customers and markets, providing presentations for executives and developing a thought leader position.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to apply your creativity and ingenuity as well as your technical skills to find solutions to the complex challenges of our customers. In addition, you need strong analytical skills and communication skills to maintain positive customer relationships and contribute to high customer satisfaction.

Are you characterized by a high level of initiative and self-employment and achieve maximum performance in a fast-moving and dynamic working environment? Do you like to solve problems? Do you like the prospect of making an effective and sustainable difference for our customers through your actions? If you can answer all these questions with a clear “yes”, we look forward to receiving your application.


  • Manage the execution of complex tasks and assigned responsibilities in the framework of customer projects independently and on their own responsibility, including:
    • Identify and structure customer challenges and issues to build hypotheses about possible causes
    • Collect and capture customer data for testing these hypotheses
    • Analyse data to develop meaningful recommendations and solutions
  • Mainly responsible for involving the customer through meetings, discussions and workshops at different stages of the project lifecycle
  • Lead the development and creation of high-quality presentations and documents used in customer projects and business development
  • Build and maintain customer relationships to ensure project success
  • expand knowledge and expertise in an important area of expertise (e.g. security, OpEx, [other disciplines]) while keeping up to date with industry developments
  • Promote the development and transfer of DSS knowledge. These include creating content about best practices developed during customer projects, and standardizing project procedures and related templates.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Sciences or other related fields; MBA or Master preferred
  • Required: Several years of professional experience in a leading management consulting firm or in the field of operations of an industrial enterprise (eg oil & gas, manufacturing, mining, construction, etc.)
  • Experience in implementing safety, process safety, operational excellence or risk management programs in industrial companies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and extraordinary skill in working with clients at all levels
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent skills in quantitative problem-solving methods
  • Knowledge of challenges and growth opportunities for companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
  • English and German fluently spoken and written. Knowledge of a third European language is of significant advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently (up to 80% of the monthly working time)

Important behaviours for success:

  • Showing Commitment: Communicate successfully and effectively by motivating and engaging colleagues and customers, sharing information and potential perspectives, and providing and receiving constructive feedback
  • Deliver Values: Build true win-win relationships with customers by delivering valuable results that exceed customer expectations
  • Promote Teamwork: Promote a collaborative environment for successful teamwork that leverages the skills of each individual employee to achieve our common goals and to live our mission
  • Continuous Learning: Invest time in personal and professional development both your own and that of other employees.

For more information, please contact [email protected] referencing N182361.

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