Prevention Officer Logistics

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Prevention Officer Logistics

Do you like to improve the work environment of a newly built distribution center? Do you like to spread safety awareness among our Decathletes and be the stakeholder regarding safety for our logistics team? We are searching for a new prevention officer - safety coordinator. Read below for more information about our prevention officer role!

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Full-time · Tilburg

Your job

Prevention Officer 
The Prevention Officer (also knows as safety coordinator) is authorized to provide solicited and unsolicited advice to employees, management and works council. You have a mandate for visiting workplaces and consulting external H&S experts. You'll be the safety coordinator for our logistics processes and will have a supporting role for the several stakeholders and business units. 


Safety Expert:

  • Providing the employer and the works council with solicited and unsolicited advice with regard to improving the working conditions
  • Training the business unit operation leaders and also employees with safety responsibility about the safety rules and procedures on site. Ensuring the safe environment in the workplace
  • Participating in yearly safety audits for logistics
  • Coordinating the internal BHV organization, adapted for the emergency response plan
  • Holding periodical H&S meetings with management, discussing reported accidents and / or near- accidents, hazardous situations and corrective measures taken and the progress of the corrective action plan in response to the Risk assessment
  • Creating new visualizations for communications/training purposes
  • Monitoring the implementation of the established H&S policy
  • Monitoring the execution of the corrective action plans as they are recorded
  • Supporting and establishing guidelines for new machineries/installations
  • Acting as an escalation central reporting point for accidents, near accidents, unsafe situations

  • Acting as a source of information in the field of working conditions


  • Advising management and the works council with regard to working conditions
  • Provides contact between managers and the health and safety service or other experts
  • Create a functional link between the different business units in logistics (warehouse, e-logistics, service center). You'll have a supporting role for the business units


  • Acting as an intermediary between the organization and external experts. Coordinates the medical/safety service provider’s and other expert’s activities with regard to H&S activities within the organization
  • Being a first point of contact for these experts, provides them with the necessary information and makes arrangements with employees within the organization where necessary
  • Coordinating and actively participating in the regular area safety checks and safety related KPIs

What we offer

At Decathlon we not only believe in sports as a lifestyle, but also in creating a stimulating working environment where colleagues with a passion for sports can enjoy exercising together. Job satisfaction is our priority and we ppromote a great sports culture in which you can be yourself and share your passion for sports. In addition, we offer:

  • A salary that matches your experience & knowlegde, 8% holiday pay and 24 wonderful holiday days.
  • 20% discount on our own brands. Whether it concerns sportswear, shoes or equipment, you benefit from great discounts on the products that support your sporting adventures.
  • We understand that personal growth and development are crucial to a successful career. That is why we offer the unique opportunity to participate in training through our Decathlon Academy.
  • Decathlon shareholding plan: We believe in sharing success with our employees and offer you the opportunity to become a co-owner of our successful company
  • To make your trip to our Decathlon team even more pleasant, we also provide a travel allowance. 
  • Decathlon encourages a healthy mind in a healthy body. That's why we offer access to the 'Open Up' platform, where you can find professional support for mental and physical challenges in both your work and private life.
  • We organize great events such as an annual event where all your colleagues from the Netherlands come together for a day full of sports, fun, food & drinks and a dance! An annual ski trip is also organized for which you can register. 

What we expect from you

  • You have strong communication skills
  • Solution-oriented thinking and working
  • Accessible to colleagues and management
  • Well informed about the daily routine within the distribution center
  • Has sufficient insight into working conditions in the company and the way in which they are dealt with
  • Has knowledge of common H&S practices, legal requirements and other H&S related standards.
  • Is able to execute a risk assessment and provide a corrective action plan.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • You are interested in logistics
  • You are at least 30 hours per week available

About Decathlon

Decathlon is much more that just a sports retailer. We are an international spots community with a mission to 'move the people through the wonders of sport' regardless of age, background or experience. As the market leader in sports retail, we are constantly evolving and continuing to grow. 

Our commitment to sustainability

At Decathlon we are committed to a sustainable future for sport and our planet. We offer second hand sports product, rent sports equipment and repair broken sports products. In this way we recude waste and contribute to a cleaner world for future generations

Application process

  • Apply by sending your cv and motivational letter
  • Telephone acquintance
  • First interview
  • Second interview
  • Contract proposal
  • Welcome at Decathlon!!

Apply now and become part of our sportif and passionate team at Decathlon!