EHS Specialist

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a EHS Specialist to join our Pharmachem LLC., business at our Paterson, NJ Facility with support to Totowa NJ and Chatham, NJ Facilities. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the EH&S function. This position will report to the Life Sciences EH&S Program Manager.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Acts as the main point of contact for three facilities regarding all EHS functions.
  • Identifies areas needed for development. Recommends training programs and procedures to support strategic compliance plans. Carries out implementation of training programs and plans.
  • Expected to have ready answers to technical questions. Establish a skill area. Applies technical knowledge to negotiate regulatory compliance.
  • Good overall knowledge of environmental, health and safety regulations and interpretations.
  • Manage Responsible Care activities related to environmental, health and safety related standards.
  • Manage Operational Risk and Emergency Response.
  • Lead the efforts within the group of facilities that you have responsibility for to reduce the overall risk at each facility
  • Manage environmental compliance efforts for waste, wastewater, and air emissions

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical field.
  • Candidates must have 5-8 years relevant Environmental,Safety and Health Experience in the chemical industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly motivated, goal oriented strong team player.
  • Experience creating and administrating environmental, health and safety programs
  • Requires minimal supervision.
  • Experience managing multiple programs and processes.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • CSP Designation is a plus but not required
  • Bi-lingual a plus