BASF EHS Team Lead in Newport, Delaware

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 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.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

EHS Team Lead (1802526) – Newport, DE

Where the Chemistry Happens

BASF’s Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Group is seeking a Team Lead like you to drive, coordinate, and support EHS programs, management systems, and related sustainability efforts. You will lead a team of EHS professionals to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of BASF’s EHS programs and initiatives.

Formula for Success

  • As a trusted advisor to site leadership, you will identify and prioritize issues and opportunities, as well as develop and execute action plans, designed to reduce risks and improve EHS performance.

  • Leading a team of cross-functional professionals, you will provide direction and guidance to meet EHS performance goals within their area of responsibilities while fostering their professional development.

  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will coordinate with the BASF EHS Centers of Expertise (CoE) on processes and initiatives to ensure continuous improvement in EHS.

  • Leveraging your educational background in Engineering, Science, or a Business-related field, combined with your professional experience, you will monitor key performance indicators and make necessary adjustments to resources and programs to improve performance in EHS.

  • Your ability to consistently display your strategic thinking and influencing skills will be a valued asset as you implement standardized EHS processes in the support of the BASF Responsible Care © Management System.

  • You will be relied on to interact with and influence corporate and site leadership, regulatory agencies, and other key stakeholders on best practices in EHS program execution.

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.

What success looks like

You will ensure EHS requirements are well understood and embedded in Newport site work processes and procedures.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: G-EDP-Pigments

Title: EHS Team Lead

Location: DE-Newport

Requisition ID: 1802526