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BASF EHS (Environmental) Specialist in McIntosh, Alabama

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

EHS (Environmental) Specialist (2002092) – McIntosh, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

  • Do you value the health, safety and security of employees, suppliers, customers, neighbors and the protection of the environment?

  • Do you have environmental regulatory and technical experience?

  • Are you passionate about working in a dynamic manufacturing environment?

If this sounds like you, then we want to get to know you…

We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for overall management and coordination of Environmental compliance at the Site level. In this role, you will ensure adherence to environmental laws, regulations and BASF Corporation requirements for the McIntosh, Alabama site. The McIntosh site is strategically significant for the Performance Chemicals (EV) Business in North America. The site employs approximately 600 people including contractors to produce antioxidants and light stabilizers going into markets such as automotive, coatings, plastics, and food packaging. This position also interacts with EHS experts and professionals who support all of BASF’s North American sites and businesses.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to effectively interact with corporate and site leadership, elected officials and regulatory agencies. You will also get to share your skills in detail orientation, organization, effective communication, coaching, strategic thinking, entrepreneurship, customer focus, innovation and collaboration. Although not required, any experience you may have with Title V permitting and other EPA program areas, NPDES, RCRA, PSD, NSPS, MACT, LDAR, RMP, SARA and CERCLA/EPCRA, and/or experience working in the State of Alabama is advantageous.

Formula for Success

  • Your unwavering commitment to compliance will be evident as you provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure compliance with environmental requirements and continuous improvements of EHS programs.

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering or Science and your experience as an EHS professional or in a manufacturing role with EHS responsibilities, you will provide strategic direction to site leadership on environmental issues and opportunities.

  • Utilizing your solid analytical and computer skills, you will ensure all internal and external reporting requirements are met. You will also recommend efficiency improvements to the data generation and reporting process in partnership with operations to optimize available systems and technology.

  • Successfully engaging within the organization, you will lead and/or participate on EHS work teams or task forces and work with other EHS experts in the organization on the development of company-wide processes and initiatives to ensure continuous EHS improvement.

  • As a subject matter expert on environmental, health and safety topics, you will provide training content, and where appropriate, deliver training or coaching. You will also use your expertise to facilitate the sharing of programs, procedures, tools, and successfully demonstrated practices across the BASF EHS organization.

  • Demonstrating your strong knowledge of environmental regulations as they apply to manufacturing environments, you will support the interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.

  • Your experience with environmental, health and safety management systems will be a valued asset as you support implementation of Responsible Care® Management System.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: N-EVP/MES-Perf. Chem./Manuf.Env.Safety-60001535

Title: EHS (Environmental) Specialist

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 2002092