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BASF EHS Specialist in Wyandotte, Michigan

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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.

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EHS Specialist (2201901)- Wyandotte, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing occupational safety and industrial hygiene services at the BASF Wyandotte Site. The Wyandotte Site complex is home to seven production facilities, an R&D Center and various application centers.

Formula for success

  • Leveraging your education and work background in Occupational Safety, as well as your knowledge of related technologies and regulations, you will provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure occupational safety compliance at the site as part of a zero-incident mindset and be responsible for coordinating Industrial Hygiene (IH) support as needed

  • As a trusted advisor, you will work with management on identified EHS issues / recommendations / opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS programs and culture.

  • Lead and provide ownership to EHS activities and initiatives to help improve and change the safety culture and drive overall EHS improvements within the plant.

  • Demonstrating your commitment to BASF corporate initiatives, you will assist with the implementation of BASF’s Responsible Care® Management Systems (RCMS) including, but not limited to, Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Hot Work, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, and Hazard Communication.

  • As a role model, you will reinforce a culture of behavior-based safety and support emergency response activities.

  • Additionally, you will be responsible for data interpretation, data communication (monitoring reports and control recommendation), and regulatory compliance relating to occupational health and safety.

  • Engaging with others both inside and outside of the organization, you will participate in capital project reviews consistent with the level of safety expertise needed and support the interface with regulatory agencies and third parties on compliance and enforcement issues as needed.

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-PMN/OH-EHS N-PMN-60001544

Title: EHS Specialist

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 2201901