—Lead strategy, development, and execution of world class EHS systems and activities within the company’s International Inc. business.
—Direct EHS & Security programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and company policies
—Lead and implement sustainable activities that result in EHS and Security excellence at all the companies US locations.
—Implement EHS standards, provide technical assistance on EHS issues, and partner with the business on compliance, project management, and EHS management issues.
—Develop predictive risk analysis program to identify critical EHS risks and provide preventive actions to mitigate potential risks.
—Establish goals, objectives, metrics and scorecards to assure integration and consistent deployment of standards and systems within the region
—Deploy safety, industrial hygiene, PSM and environmental processes which demonstrate continuous improvement in EHS stewardship directed toward preventing accidents, eliminating safety hazards, waste minimization and pollution prevention.
—Conduct technical research to assess and mitigate risk to chemical exposure, noise exposure, air quality issues, ergonomics, radiation and other potential exposure risk issues.
—Provide expertise in key health and safety programs such as but not limited to lockout/tagout, process safety management, machine guarding, confined space entry and fall protection systems.
—Develop regional EHS and other professional networking and ensure information related to EHS is properly and consistently shared across the functions and locations
—Establish guidelines and investigative protocols surrounding EHS incidents that address reporting criteria, causation, accountability, remedial actions and incident tracking and closure of corrective actions
—Lead the development of an organization that delivers EHS excellence and compliance programs and standards through the program defining, training, and implementation stages, ensuring that all functions own and have the tools required to implement.
— Account for all state, local, and federal permitting including NPDES wastewater, underground injection control, air, Title V, RCRA, and Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Compliance with all EPA regulations, NSPS, NESHAP, MACT, and HON regulations as well as all Texas and Tennessee regulations, as well as responsible for maintaining plans regarding RCRA Contingency, SPCC and Risk Management Plans.
—B.S. degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or related degree; Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering or related field preferred.
— At least 10 plus years of leading a successful EHS program.
—Extensive knowledge of federal and state mandated OSHA and EPA programs, ANSI, DOT and NIOSH requirements.
—In-depth experience in chemical manufacturing, industrial hygiene (IH), PSM, inspections, audits, corrective actions and safe work practices.
—Extensive knowledge in environmental permitting including waste, water and air (Title V). Incumbent must be able to conduct EHS related training for various levels of the organization.
— Experience in implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 180 is preferred
—Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.