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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 an Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety (EHS) Specialist at the two Chattanooga manufacturing facilities to directly support of all aspects of the site EHS program.
Senior EHS Specialist – Chattanooga, TN (1702918)
Your key responsibilities will include Air and POTW Permit Management, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan, Hazardous Waste Management, Accident/Incident Investigations, EHS Training, PSM/RMP Management, Occupational Safety Procedures, Industrial Hygiene monitoring, agency reporting and interface, and overall EHS compliance management.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Maintain and monitor EHS compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.
Maintain written EHS programs and procedures.
Provide governance and oversight of EHS program.
Participate in Process Hazards Analysis 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 EHS expertise needed.
Support the site in with emphasis on hazard recognition, job hazard analysis, etc.
Provide input to Hub Manager and interface with regulatory agencies, as needed, on compliance and/or enforcement issues.
Actively participate with 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.
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.
Environmental, industrial hygiene and safety regulatory knowledge is required.
Must have 5 years' experience in implementing environmental, industrial hygiene and safety programs in a chemical manufacturing arena
Experience with hazard recognition, job hazard analysis and Process Hazards Analysis is a plus.
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.