Safety and Industrial Health Specialist - McIntosh, AL

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Job Field: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental
Location: McIntosh, AL, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1702138

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are seeking a Safety/IH Specialist at the McIntosh, AL chemical manufacturing facility. This position involves direct support of all aspects of the site safety and IH program with a significant emphasis related to contractor safety. Safety and Industrial Hygiene Specialist (1702138)– McIntosh, AL 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. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Maintain and monitor compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.
  • Lead monthly contractor safety officers group meetings and contractors 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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Science is required.
  • Safety and Industrial Hygiene regulatory knowledge is required.
  • Experience with hazard recognition, job hazard analysis and Process Hazards Analysis is a plus.
  • Three or more years’ experience in implementing safety and industrial hygiene programs in a manufacturing arena preferred. Experience working with a contractor work-force is also preferred.
  • Basic computer skills (ex. Spreadsheets, word processing, database management) essential.
  • Customer Focus, Collaborate for Achievement, Entrepreneurial Drive, Drive Sustainable Solutions and Effective Communication skills are essential.

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