Senior Environmental, Health %26 Safety Specialist
January 26, 2018
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a professional like you to support, facilitate, and implement Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs designed to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements (federal, state, local) for three Ohio-based facilities (two located in Beachwood and one located in Streetsboro). This includes two business group functions comprised of a production facility, all on-site Research & Development, and the Remote and Technical communities. Occasional support of other sites within the Hub will also be required. You will have proven expertise in EHS, including industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and process safety, with ability generate innovative solutions for continuous EHS improvement. This position reports to the EHS Team Leader.
Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist (1800224) – Beachwood, OH
Contribute strategic leadership and work with management on identified EHS issues/recommendations/opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS programs and culture.
Ensure all program elements are developed under the principles of Operations Line Management Accountability for EHS.
Assist sites with implementation of BASF's Responsible Care ® Management Systems (RCMS) including, but not limited to, Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Hot Work, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Hazard Communication, and Emergency Planning and Response.
Be responsible for comprehensive occupational health and Industrial Hygiene (IH) support and oversight to various manufacturing and laboratory facilities within the Central Hub.
Perform exposure assessments, including exposure and hazard evaluation, as well as control solutions for chemical agents, biological agents and physical stress agents (e.g., occupational noise). The incumbent is also responsible for data interpretation, data communication (monitoring reports and control recommendation), and regulatory compliance relating to occupational health and safety.
Participate in capital project reviews consistent with the level of environmental, industrial hygiene, and safety expertise.
Provide operational support for Environmental Programs including Air, Waste, and Water Permitting compliance.
Effectively use the corporate Environmental Management System tool to ensure EHS tasks are identified and completed at the sites. Support the interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
Provide field presence and daily support to include, but not limited to, reinforcing a culture of behavior-based safety, field audits/inspections, and coordinate/track findings
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Internal Number: 475277
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.