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EHSS 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 25 locations in 11 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

  • Manage safety training(on-boarding, compliance training, via self and outsourced trainers). Ensure that contractors are provided required safety training through coordination with the site Maintenance contractor. Ergonomic assessments as required. Maintain safety training records
  • RCMS Activities:  Compliance related plans, actions, documentation, training, Audit preparation and execution.  Documentation in/ownership of the Safety & Compliance SharePoint portal. RCMS including, but not limited to Compliance Calendar update and actions coordinated, Annual Management review, annual Aspect and Impacts updated
  • Safety meetings: Naugatuck - Monthly HSE Team meeting (preparation and leadership), Attend 3 Department safety meetings each month, present site level content, HALO Meeting - Behavior Based Safety - attend, consultant 4 - 4.5 days per week on-site. Shelton - Reconstitute non-existant Shelton site Safety program.  Meet with Office managers and create an appropriate Office program.  0.5 - 1.0 day a week on-site in Shelton
  • Emergency response & Hazardous Waste Compliance:  Maintain the site Safety Coordinator & First Responder lists and ensure that they are current on appropriate. Participate in NEMA Naugatuck Emergency Management Association. Ensure emergency trainjing and drills are executed. Coordinate the 90 day pick-up of Waste in both Naugatuck buildings including the contractor preparation visits, signing manifests, maintainming waste profile data with the vendor, filing appropriate regulatory waste reports
  • Maintain, create, record, and distribute the monthly corporate NAFTA HSE KPI report.  Maintain HSSE statistical databases for assessment, planning, and management reporting on a regular basis.  Track Naug/Shelton site level corrective actions with associated OSHA recordable incidents, and any HSE or facilities corrective actions
  • Acts as the main Connecticut safety contact for all employees reporting to the Naug. and Shelton.  Works with Corporate PTSE / HSEQ and Business Unit HSE experts and the Facilities Managers to ensure compliance with applicable OSHA regulations and CT State regulations and LXS Directives.  Maintains the site OSHA 300 log and electronic reporting requirements to OSHA
  • Incident and accident investigations
  • Leadership role in investigations, TapRoot trained, proper documentation in Velocity and Intelex systems achieved
  • Guide SOP, JSA, MOC type activities


  • BA/BS minimum in a safety related field of study. Engineering degree or technical background preferred or Equivalent in Safety, Occupational Health
  • At least 3 - 5 years of EHSS experience required
  • Must be able to interact professionaly and successfully with various levels of management, up to and including senior management.  An ideal candidate would be a people person and proactive in engaging with others
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, SharePoint, other specific Software to be learned if not already proficient
  • Candidates should be knowledgeable of occupational safety, environmental, security and waste handling requirements. Knowledge of CT laws and regulations are strongly desired  
  • Must be able to work at both Naugatuck and Shelton locations



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:  3271

Naugatuck, CT, US, 06770

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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