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Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S) - 2901 in Longview, WA at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The SHE Specialist ensures the effectiveness of safety, health, environmental and security programs in a chemical manufacturing plant by auditing, collecting data, reporting, and improving site policies. 

Essential Job/Responsibilities:

Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with applicable health, safety, environmental, and security regulations for a chemical manufacturing facility.

  • Member of plant leadership team reporting to plant manager and provides guidance on compliance and best practice.

  • Responsible for all regulatory compliance reporting to agencies and acts as site contact for regulatory agencies. Maintains compliance calendar for the site.

  • Manages audit program of all applicable plant policies related to safety, health, environment and security.

  • Develops or provides input to hazardous material communications and maintains safety data sheets.

  • Participates in job safety analysis as needed.

  • Directs workers and manages contractors engaged in field and laboratory verification of compliance with environmental health and safety regulations.

  • Maintains the site’s EHS&S standards in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Maintains working knowledge of new developments in the industry and government regulations.

  • Ensures training materials for workers on issues related to environmental, health & safety and security are in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Develops any new site environmental, health & safety and security programs, policies, procedures, or training with the support of the corporate SHE function.

  • Reviews MOCs for SHE impact as part of approval chain.Participates on pre-startup safety reviews.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • 5+ years of experience in similar role in chemical manufacturing or similar industry or equivalent experience

  • Authorization to work permanently in the US.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following essential skills and qualifications:

  • Maintains a high level of safety performance.Prioritizes safety over other objectives.

  • Displays principle and discipline in adhering to plant policies, processes, and procedures.

  • Self-directed individual capable of taking ownership and responsibility for projects.

  • Communicates effectively to employees at all levels of the organization.Follows through on commitments to other departments.

  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with contractors, consultants, and regulatory agencies.

  • Ability to read and interpret applicable regulations.

  • Experience with WA Labor & Industries regulations and OSHA VPP program a plus.


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