Dow Chemical Company

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity.

We have embarked on the third stage of our sustainability journey with our ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals. Through these Goals, we are collaborating with like-minded partners to advance the well-being of humanity by helping lead the transition to sustainable planet and society.

Dow Chemical Company Midland, MI, USA
Nov 01, 2018
Full time
Description The Dow Chemical Company  has an exciting opportunity or an  Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Specialist , located in   Midland, Michigan .  This position shares with the EH&S Leader, the responsibility for implementation of the EH&S management system (work processes, standard, procedures) in order to add value to the business, to meet business objectives and to maintain the license to operate. This job may be applied within a specific unit or may be leveraged across multiple units within a site or hub.   Responsibilities Include: Implement global EH&S management systems (work processes, standard, procedures) Act as the focal point for a site, hub or business for specific EH&S discipline (i.e. Environmental, IH, Personal Safety, Process Safety etc.) Participate in and provide data for EH&S audits. Coordinate, implement and optimize EH&S programs for across the site, hub or within specific facilities and businesses Participate in incident investigations and corrective action process. Initiate and support Management of Change (MOC)   for EH&S matters as necessary. Perform Requirements Management Work Process (RMWP) roles as needed for site-specific issues Identify opportunities to streamline EH&S resources and work processes. Manage air, water and waste permits.  This includes submittal of permit applications for new and modified equipment, requests for permit changes and submittal of permit renewal applications to ensure continuous license to operate. Collect, input and calculate EH&S reporting information. Manage submittal of all permit and regulatory required agency reports. Maintain all EH&S records in accordance with the company record retention policy. Utilize EH&S Expertise to obtain clear interpretations of site-specific regulatory process, regulations, laws and associated procedures. Act as Agency Visit Protocol Owner and implementer. Able to identify and keep current with local, area and regional environmental requirements that are not supported by global regulatory affairs.  Interpret, implement and ensure full sustainable compliance with those external requirements.  Qualifications Required Qualifications:  A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of 5-10 years of Manufacturing and Engineering or Environmental, Health & Safety Industry experience is required. A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.  Preferred Qualifications: Can describe, implement and perform the EH&S work process, it's sub processes, standards and procedures Can perform the Auditor role Can identify incident reduction issues and performance improvement measures needed to resolve issues Must have a basic understanding of the Health and Safety standards as all Dow employees are EH&S Leaders and must be able to perform field observations and interactions in order to ensure conformance with safety requirements, rules and risk reduction best practices. Project execution capability at the green belt level Can implement incident reduction and preventative actions Can perform the root cause investigation (RCI) team leader/ member roles Working knowledge of the corrective action process and coach others on it Is able to access and use the Event & Action tool to input data and pull reports and constantly monitor the application and progress of it Can access the Event & Action tool to input data and pull reports and monitor its application Can initiate institution of corrective actions to improve system performance and is able to monitor and validate the implementation Can describe and utilize the management of change (MOC) process Can perform the Requirements Management Work Process (RMWP) Implementer role Is able to negotiate resources in cooperation with global and site resource leaders Can perform EH&S focal point roles, as assigned Can describe the Global EH&S organization Can identify, access and effectively utilize EH&S Subject Matter Experts for obtaining interpretations of site-specific regulatory requirements, regulations, laws and associated procedures Can coach others on the EH&S area for which they are the focal point Need to understand Global Incident Reporting Database (GIRD), specific government reporting requirements, Process and Performance Measures Work Process (PPMWP) Detail oriented and analytical with a discerning eye for value added opportunities Must be comfortable and competent at interfacing with external governmental agencies Must be able to perform field observations and interactions on all employees and contractors that result in positive sustainable behavior change in field execution Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Dow Chemical Company Marlborough, MA, USA
Nov 01, 2018
Full time
Description Global Sustainability Leader Electronics and Imaging Business   As a member of the global EH&S Leadership Team, this position is responsible for developing a Sustainability vision and strategy specifically for the Electronics & Imaging business and collaborating with internal stakeholders, customers, suppliers, and industry organizations to implement the strategy.  This leader will engage with leaders in other functions to establish long term Sustainability goals, implement projects to meet those goals, communicate progress both internally and externally, drive the business to year-on-year performance improvement in key Sustainability metrics, and expand use of sustainability as a tool to grow business.  Primary Responsibilities: Sustainable Operations : Develop a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the production facilities, operation, technology and EH&S / Sustainability considerations of the production sites. Define and lead   program to reduce E&I’s environmental footprint (energy & water consumption, waste generation and greenhouse gas emissions) across up to 30 manufacturing sites globally. Collaborate with site and EH&S leaders to implement projects to meet annual footprint goals; track & report progress on these projects on a monthly basis.  Review monthly, quarterly, & annual environmental data to track progress towards meeting annual footprint goals.  Communicate progress to business leaders and resolve gaps in achieving the goals. Sustainable Sourcing : Collaborate with functions responsible for supplier selection and management to ensure that sustainability is considered in these processes. Communicate expectations regarding sustainability to key suppliers. Identify and implement tools to monitor suppliers’ sustainability performance.   Sustainable Solutions: Engage with customers, suppliers, and industry organizations to communicate E&I’s Sustainability strategy, plans, & performance and initiate collaborative development projects. Work with R&D and Marketing teams in each business to identify opportunities where sustainability can drive new business.  Monitor progress of development programs to validate strategy that Sustainability can be a key business driver. Monitor and update product/portfolio Sustainability scorecard annually. Employee Engagement: Communicate E&I’s sustainability strategy and goals to employees, including providing relevant training for all employees. Identify and implement methods to engage a wide cross-section of employees in Sustainability improvement activities.  This could include establishing Green Teams at sites globally. Other Areas : Engage with other leadership team members regarding overall EH&S strategy and support the success of each element of that strategy. Represent E&I in the DuPont Sustainability Leadership Council.  Collaborate with Sustainability leaders in other businesses to accomplish corporate Sustainability goals and leverage best practices from other DuPont businesses. Be the expert within E&I on current sustainability issues, identify & communicate any changes required to the strategy in order to meet or exceed industry and top customer expectations regarding Sustainability. Develop relationships with industry organizations and relevant NGO’s to represent E&I’s interests in these groups. Periodically review new internal and external information and propose improvements to the E&I Sustainability strategy Leverage Sustainability best practices where appropriate.  Critical Success Factors : Ability to develop, shape and drive a strategic vision. Demonstrated skills analyzing data to develop and implement business or technical strategy. Bias for Action/Self-starter; motivated to learn and operate independently. Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility. Strong organizational and project management skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Solid level of business acumen and a clear understanding of the integrated relationships of EHS with other business areas. Can effectively coach / influence others. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry or an EH&S related field. At least 10 years of experience in a leadership role. Experience establishing and developing productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., customers or suppliers) to resolve technical challenges. Demonstrated skills leading teams using influence rather than a reporting relationship. A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com