BASF Jobs in Port Arthur – EHS Safety Specialist

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Job Description:

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. 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 2021. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! EHS Safety Specialist (2202039) – Port Arthur, TX Where the Chemistry Happens… The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS) is responsible for supporting the Port Arthur site in an effective, safe, and environmentally acceptable operations. This position will provide technical support for Occupational Safety Industrial Hygiene (OSIH), Process Safety, and Emergency Response compliance activities at the Port Arthur, Texas Site.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
  • Support the development and implementation of EHS training programs for new and existing employees
  • Lead in the development of EHS programs with focus on Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene, and Process Safety for the assigned site(s).
  • Advise site management of compliance concerns and provide strategic guidance on EHS matters to the site leadership teams.
  • Coordinate and conduct exposure monitoring in accordance with the Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Plan, including recordkeeping, results interpretation, and recommendations for controls and communication.
  • Complete all internal and external EHS reporting to ensure compliance with BASF and regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitate and participate in incident investigations to ensure root causes are identified and appropriate corrective actions are created and implemented.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with Process Safety Management and /Process Safety at a Refining or Chemical manufacturing facility is a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA and NFPA rules.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Safety Engineering, Engineering, Chemistry, Science, or a related discipline.
  • At least 5 years of experience as an OSIH Specialist and/or in an Operations Manufacturing role. In lieu of degree, a minimum of 8 years of experience as an OSIH Specialist and/or in an Operations Manufacturing role.
  • Prior background at a Refining or Chemical manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Professional certification as a CSP, ASP, CIH, or CIHT strongly desired.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work with employees at all levels of management; ability to effectively communicate with
  • Management, Operations, Maintenance, and Contractors.
  • Knowledge of current industry safety practices; lead/facilitate OSHA/RMP regulatory Inspections. #IND-Petrochemicals

Job Details:

Company: BASF

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Port Arthur, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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