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BASF Senior EH&S Specialist - Environmental (Seneca, SC) in Seneca, South Carolina

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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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment 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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior EH&S Specialist - Environmental (1902729) – Seneca, SC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to serve as Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Environmental Specialist at the Seneca, SC chemical manufacturing facility. You will work with three other EHS professionals in the direct support of all aspects of the site EHS Program. The BASF Seneca site is located in the lakes and mountains region of Upstate South Carolina and close to Greenville.

Your key priorities will include managing the site environmental programs. Main focus areas include maintaining compliance with the site’s Title V air permit and hazardous waste programs. Other program areas include SWPPP, SPCC and EPCRA/SARA reporting compliance.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering or Environmental Science and any experience you have managing environmental programs at a batch chemical plant, you will maintain compliance with all regulatory and BASF environmental compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of these programs.

  • Your strong Title V air permitting experience in an industrial setting will be essential as you maintain compliance with the Title V operating permit, including preparing applications for air permit modifications, Title V compliance reports, and air emission estimates. Additionally, you will oversee stack testing consultants on a routine basis.

  • Utilizing your hazardous waste regulatory experience in the areas of waste determinations, precious metals exclusion, e-Manifest, and large quantity generator regulations, you will review and approve waste profiles for incoming spent precious metal catalysts for compliance with air, wastewater and waste programs.

  • Using your seasoned computer skills, including spreadsheets, word processing, and database management, you will maintain written EHS environmental procedures and provide training to site personnel.

  • As a subject matter expert, you will provide governance and oversight of EHS environmental programs and identify and implement cost reduction programs.

  • Contributing any knowledge and experience you have in occupational safety regulatory matters such as hazard recognition, job hazard analysis and process hazard analysis, you will participate in Process Hazard Analysis activities and technical review of process changes. You will also use these skills to identify and obtain permit modifications associated with process changes.

  • Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will serve you well as you lead and/or participate in root cause analysis investigations for accident/ incidents involving air pollution control devices and other program areas as needed.

  • Demonstrating your strong leadership skills, you will participate in capital project reviews including obtaining permit modifications associated with physical changes.

  • Working as a team player, you will provide input to the EHS Team Leader and routinely interface with regulatory agencies on permitting, compliance and/or enforcement issues.

  • Collaborating for achievement, you will actively participate in all aspects of the BASF Seneca Community, including Operational Excellence Teams, Safety Committees, and employee engagement groups.

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.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: NCU/S-EHS Site Services-63012753

Title: Senior EH&S Specialist - Environmental (Seneca, SC)

Location: SC-Seneca

Requisition ID: 1902729