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Solenis EHS Specialist in Suffolk, Virginia

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 47 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,000 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2021 US Best Managed Company.

For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com or follow us on social media.

Our growing company is hiring for an EHS specialist. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent.

This position is accountable to the EHSS Manager responsible for evaluating, implementing, and maintaining workplace safety and health programs that are consistent with applicable regulatory and corporate requirements. The EHS Team member will spend approximately 70-75% of their time in the field interacting with both employee and contractor work groups.

An EHS resource for plant operations will:

-Monitor programs and procedures for safety, health, and training

-Develop Health and Safety training as needed and provide to applicable employees. Site POC for LMS

-Support construction project contractor management

-Support technical monitoring systems and data collection

-Conduct routine safety and health inspections

-Maintain safety and health recordkeeping/reports

-Assist with activities involving regulatory agencies in the areas of safety and health including inspections and audits

-Assist with preparation of required permits, licenses, or approvals

-Assist with submitting specified required reports to external agencies or stakeholders to meet all

regulatory deadlines

-Monitor emerging regulatory and industry issues that may affect facility

-Monitoring and tracking of all relevant health and safety data

-Participate in project reviews and change management processes to identify EHS issues/opportunities.

-Other duties as assigned by manager

Education & Experience:

-B.S. in Safety and Health, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. Other degrees in the sciences will be considered. Prefer a minimum of 3 years work experience in Industrial Environmental Systems or related field.

-Knowledge of ISO EHS Management program to ensure compliance with Corporate and Statutory requirements including ISO 14001 and 45001 requirements.

-Knowledge of The Responsible Care Management System (RCMS)

-3 – 5 years’ work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environmental systems or related field working with EHS compliance and management systems preferably within facility operations

Essential Skills:

-The desire to exist in a dynamic environment that has a continuous improvement focus

-Time management

-Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

-Knowledgeable in health, safety, ergonomics, job safety analysis

-Experience in a chemical facility preferred

-Good functionality with PC programs including in Microsoft Office applications (Strong in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

-Good communication and public relations skills are required

-Effective problem-solving skills.

-Must possess the highest level of integrity, honesty, and ethics. You know right from wrong and treat everyone with respect and professionalism.

-Team player: works cooperatively with others to solve problems and proactively helps others when assistance is needed.

-Experience in reporting metrics for Safety and Health performance

Essential Physical Functions: (e.g., lifting, bending, climbing, reading, etc.)

-Available to be on call as needed for Environmental and Productivity issues

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-Pf1

Workday Req Number: R0009328

External Company Name: Solenis LLC