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Health Safety Security & Environment Specialist

 

Who we are:
 

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 states.  

 
What we can offer you:
 
LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
 
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.

 

Job Highlights

The EHSS Specialist is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and maintaining all Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security efforts at the East Hanover Site.  This will be done within the full scope and requirements of LANXESS company standards; Local, State, and Federal regulations, including OSHA PSM; and the Responsible Care standard RC14001.  This position will be a member of the Site Leadership Team, champion the safe work culture, and ensure safe work habits and behaviors are practiced by all site employees on a daily basis.

  • Responsible for ensuring the successful completion of assigned projects within the budgeted time and cost constraints
  • Plans own work to achieve assigned goals and is responsible for the relevance of work and the integrity of results
  • Participates in development of the site capital plan and priorities

Job Responsibilities

Have primary responsibility for PSM compliance elements of Training, Contractor Safety, Critical Work Permits, Employee Participation, and Emergency Planning and Response.
Have support responsibility for PSM compliance elements of Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Management of Change (MOC), Incident Investigation, Compliance Audits, and Pre-startup Safety Review.
Performs analysis of results to trend data and identify opportunities for improvement.

Responsible for incident trend analysis and sharing/leveraging learning’s for the facility.
Influences Operations, Maintenance and other facility leadership to drive HSSE performance.
Responsible  for company interface with regulatory authorities for regulatory visits, requests and submissions for their area, with support from Area Managers, as needed.
Monitors new and proposed changes to all HSSE regulations pertaining to their site and reviews recommendations for incorporation into HSSE management systems and standards in a timely manner. Understands impacts and implications of such changes to facility, materials, technology and potential emissions, and supports improvements. 
Actively support site leadership and may potentially lead internal/external audits from internal/external customers, regulatory agencies, and recertification firms.

Supports and contributes to incident investigations. Reviews and shares learnings with HSSE organization.
Responsible for supporting Plant Manager to maintain regulatory compliance including emission monitoring, waste disposal, report preparation and submission, and for all licenses and permits.  
Supports design and maintenance of Emergency Response Program and Plan for the facility in conjunction with line management.
In conjunction with the Plant Manager, ensure a secure work environment and that the site security system meets all regulatory and LANXESS requirements.
Accountable for managing site HSSE documentation to include program design, HSSE data collection and posting, training documentation, and HSSE KPI reports locally, and into corporate EHS system.
Responsible for the  management of pursuing Responsible Care certification and prioritization of areas  for improvement.  
Develop and maintain PPE matrix and coordinate supply of appropriate PPE for employees
Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as EHSS professional required.  Engineering degree or technical background preferred or Equivalent in Safety, Occupational Health
  • Ability to build successful relationships with regulators, with supervisor/management experience.
  • 3-5 years of HSSE work experience in the chemical industry.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and Responsible Care (RC 14001) preferred
  • Candidates should be knowledgeable of occupational safety, environmental, security and waste handling requirements. Knowledge of NJ laws and regulations are strongly desired.
  • Ability to identify and deliver HSSE Programs within facility and in support of corporate initiatives.
  • Experienced Auditor – leading to delivery and assigning resources and responsibilities. 
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to act as a coach, trainer, and advisor at all levels.
  • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

 

What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .

 

Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.


Join the LANXESS team!


Must include a resume.

 

Requisition ID:  2125
Location: 

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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