Environmental & Safety (HSE) Specialist I

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Lima, Ohio, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


The HSE Specialist role is located in our Lima, Ohio facility, at the Chelates Joint Venture Site (Fort Amanda Specialties). The FAS is a joint venture between BASF and Nouryon and a major producer of chelating agents that are used in a broad range of applications.



  • Serve as a liaison for external and internal audits, inspections and agencies.
  • Coordinate health, safety, environment and security training to educate employees about policies, practice and regulations/laws.
  • Develop, implement, and administer corporate health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules are observed and adhered to including recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Serve as Management Representative for  ISO 14001 programs and all controlled documents that pertain to environmental issues and chemical storage issues; including reports, forms, manifests, waste profiles, analytical and training records.
  • Review accident reports to identify patterns of injury and to determine whether unsafe conditions contributed to the accident; advise departments of trends in injuries and proper safety procedures that may result in reduction of injuries; provide departments with information that will aid in reducing accidents and improve safety.
  • Coordinate the corporate safety program including monthly safety committee meetings, general awareness, emergency response drills, OSHA compliance and other regulatory compliance.
  • Participate in emergency response plans and activities for site and emergency response team



  • Associate’s Degree in Environmental Science complimented by 3+ years experience or a combination of training and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge in own specialized field built on an understanding of the theoretical concepts and principles and their context
  • Knowledge of codes / regulations, chemistry and emergency response is a requirement 
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting required.
  • Knowledge of environmental codes, regulations, biology/chemistry, and emergency response.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate complex environmental issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with governmental agencies and plant personnel, with the ability to explain and convince internal parties about chosen solutions based on content-driven arguments; has contact with internal and/or external parties about issues in own (functional) / relevant discipline(s)
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting a safe work environment.


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Open until further notice
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Health Safety & Quality
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Full time/part time
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