BASF EHS Safety Specialist - McIntosh, AL in United States

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…

Your key priorities will include managing the safety and IH program for the Site Utilities, Logistics, Analytical and Quality Control Laboratories, Maintenance and Contractors. Specific duties involve Site Safety/IH Procedures, Accident/Incident Investigations, Capital Project Safety Reviews, Safety/IH Training, Contractor Site Orientations, and Oversight.

EHS Safety Specialist (1704818) – McIntosh, AL

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Maintain and monitor compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.

  • Lead monthly contractor safety officer group meetings and contractor safety program.

  • Maintain written Safety/IH procedures.

  • Provide governance and oversight of Safety/IH program.

  • Participate in Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) activities and participate in technical review of process changes as necessary.

  • Lead and/or participate in investigation and root cause analysis for accident/ incidents as needed.

  • Participate in capital project reviews consistent with the level of Safety/IH expertise needed.

  • Prepare materials for contractor Safety/IH meetings.

  • Provide input to EHS Team Leader and interface with regulatory agencies, as needed, on compliance and/or enforcement issues.

  • Provide oversight and guidance related to contractor EHS qualifications and serve as EHS liaison with procurement, maintenance and technical engineering services for contractor approvals.

  • Actively participate within the EHS Community.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science preferred.

  • Knowledge of Safety and Industrial Hygiene regulatory guidelines.

  • Experience with hazard recognition, job hazard analysis, and Process Hazards Analysis is a plus.

  • At least 3 years of experience in implementing safety and industrial hygiene programs in a manufacturing arena. Experience working with a contractor work-force is preferred.

  • Basic computer skills (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing, database management).

  • Customer Focus, Collaborate for Achievement, Entrepreneurial Drive, Drive Sustainable Solutions, and Effective Communication skills are essential.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: NCU-Environment, Health & Safety

Title: EHS Safety Specialist - McIntosh, AL

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1704818

Other Locations: US-AL-McIntosh