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BASF EHS Safety Specialist in Newport, Delaware

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about €1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit at .

What You'll Be Doing - We are seeking a safety professional to support the Newport manufacturing site to develop, monitor and implement applicable BASF and regulatory agency safety requirements.

  • Develop and implement short and long-term goals to drive EHS excellence

  • Leads by example and inspire caring culture

  • Maintain and improve high level of corporate and regulatory compliance

  • Manage regulatory reports, internal and external incident reporting, drive completion of incident/near miss investigations, evaluate root causes of injuries, and develop safety improvements to prevent injuries and accidents.

  • Utilize analytical skills to interpret data, communicate key trends, develop and implement continuous safety improvement plans.

  • Accountable to maintain and verify safety systems effectiveness.

  • Active involvement Responsible Care and EHS review of projects

  • Responsible for enhancing and coordinating training program

  • Lead the Process Safety team and participate in our Process Hazard Analysis

  • Coach and mentor employees to develop and facilitate strong EHS behaviors.

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams.Incorporated below.

Coloring Your World: What We Offer You …

We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family’s needs, no matter where you are in your career.

The “Total Rewards” that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you’ve been dreaming of, and much more.

Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Shine with Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?


  • B.S. Degree in a technical discipline along with a minimum of 5 years work experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong skills related to leadership, teamwork, interpersonal relations/ communications, customer focus, influencing/impact, work management, and results-oriented.

  • Experience in Occupational Safety, Process Safety, Ergonomics, and Industrial Hygiene.

  • Must be able to work independently, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and serve as a member or interface with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams, problem solve and prioritize to meet deadlines.

Bonus Points

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) accreditation or the ability to obtain a CSP accreditation within 1 year.

  • Environmental knowledge and experience.

  • Emergency Response Planning.

  • Experience in the Chemical industry.

  • Experience with SAP.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-EDP/PNN-Operations Pigments Newport-63022189

Title: EHS Safety Specialist

Location: DE-Newport

Requisition ID: 1903654