BASF EHS Coordinator - Intern in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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 Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a strong candidate for a EHS (Environment, Health & Safety). This position will be located in Saskatoon , Canada and will work on basic EHS activities including site and area inspections, incident investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action implementation, contractor observations, basic safety training, PPE selection, hazard assessments, ergonomic assessments, participate in capital project safety reviews, and other duties as required.

Formula for Success: You Will…

The incumbent will be working on basic EHS activities including site and area inspections, incident investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action implementation, contractor observations, basic safety training, PPE selection, hazard assessments, ergonomic assessments, participate in capital project safety reviews, and other duties as required.

Principle Responsibilities:

Recommend improvements to the site EHS Management Systems and implement changes under the supervision on the EHS Specialist.

Observe and evaluate plant operations (production and maintenance) and, where applicable, develop recommendations to safety, health and environmental issues. This may involve changes to work procedures and equipment and where further technical assistance is required, consultation with appropriate local and corporate service departments is expected.

Function as the site EHS contact in the absence of the EHS Specialist for route safety and health issues.

Provide EHS New Hire orientation training to new site employees and contractors as required.

Participate in process hazard analyses (PHA) and/or pre-start-up safety reviews (PSSR) to meet the process safety management (PSM) requirements.

Gather data, analyze and present potential path forward for safety project related work.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Completion of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner program

  • Experience in manufacturing or the Safety Profession required, but this is an asset

  • Willingness and ability to understand EHS product regulations in Canada and potentially in North America and/or knowledge of BASF product

  • Strong skills related to teamwork, interpersonal relations, customer focus, work management and results-orientation

  • Good team player

  • Creative and open minded

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: NCU EHS Services North America 60000052

Title: EHS Coordinator - Intern

Location: CAN-SK-Saskatoon

Requisition ID: 1802549