WH Safety Officer

Komatsu is the 2nd largest worldwide manufacturer of construction, mining and utility equipment, and also delivers forest machines and logistics.
Currently there are almost 300 people working at the Komatsu Europe Headquarters and Parts distribution center in Vilvoorde (Belgium): technical experts, sales profiles, logistic and administrative staff, etc. These people come from wide-ranging backgrounds and jobs, and share common characteristics such as perseverance, commitment, analytical skills, efficiency and trustworthiness: the very image of Komatsu machines.

WH Safety Officer


  • Execution of daily safety tours based on checklists
  • 6s tours; follow-up of all outstanding actions
  • Incident registration + investigation + follow-up
  • Investigate work accidents
  • Execution and reporting of safety measurements of all kinds in the warehouse
  • Creation and maintenance of all WH safety related instruction cards.
  • Follow-up contractors regarding safety
  • Formulate safety  improvements on a regularly base to Head of Health and Safety
  • First aid  – check all first aid equipment on a regularly base
  • Keeping all safety information boards up to date
  • Prepare toolboxes and give toolbox-training
  • Execute safety induction-trainings for all new WH-workers
  • Climate control & other measurements needed in the warehouse



  • Prepare training plans for warehouse machine-operators
  • Give all machine training
  • Planning and maintenance of all warehouse related trainings PDCA.
  • Prepare and distribute of all kinds of eLearning
  • Giving all machine trainings (Forklift, Combi truck, Hubtex, Order picker, etc …)


C. Coordinator of the distribution of Personal Protective Equipment and work clothes

  • Work Clothes stock control + all personal protection equipment
  • Safety shoes (staff + visitors)
  • Give training
  • Follow-up personal use of all work clothes + PPE
  • Follow-up maintenance of the changing room

Profile Requirements:

  • Certification Safety Advisor level 2 / Preventieadviseur Level 2
  • 1-3 years’ experience in similar position
  • Able to operate one or more: Forklift, Combi truck, Hubtex, Order picker
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Tools,
  • Able to work independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Dutch (fluent), French (good), English (fluent)

What Komatsu has to offer

An employment contract (indefinite period) with an attractive salary package and other benefits (meal vouchers, group - and hospitalization insurance, all available gift vouchers (eco, sports & culture, ...), variable remuneration, flexible working hours, training opportunities, company canteen).

Are you the professional we are looking for?
If so, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs.be@komatsu.eu to the attention of Evelien Vanderstappen