For Hexion, “sustainability” is an integrated business approach that creates long-term stakeholder value through responsible stewardship of our assets, the environment, our products and our social responsibility.

Are you ready for a challenging and interesting career that can help contribute to building a better world? With our dynamic team based culture, associates will always receive open & respectful feedback about contributions, which will foster growth and lead to an extremely rewarding career path. Associates will always have the advantage of a high integrity leadership team that is tremendously involved, engaged and empowering.

Hexicon Argo, IL, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full time
Job Responsibilities Leadership: Set tactical & strategic direction & provide leadership for the EHS department Actively participate on the Site Leadership Team; Participate on Corporate teams Keep abreast of Corporate EHS strategic initiatives & expectations & provide guidance & feedback regarding all Corporate initiatives & expectations Develop & lead site sustainability initiative Focal point for site for all community relations Operational EHS Management: Establish & continually refine plant’s long term EHS strategy & improvement plan Establish EHS performance & cultural metrics to gauge current state and provide basis for continuous improvement measurement Manage site EHS budget & associated spending. Provide monthly spending analysis reports Participate in development of site’s capital expense spending budget & site plan Review all EHS capital expense requests for risk, cost & prioritization within overall plan & budget Review & enhance site’s incident investigation process. Ensure robust process is in place to fully determine root cause and corrective actions as necessary. Provide leadership & facilitation of incident investigations.  Train others at the plant in the use of causal analysis tools and methods. Ensure EHS matters are fully addressed in plant PHA studies & participate in review of all PHA studies Provide oversight & management of site EHS, Security, and Process Safety related action items Regulatory Compliance: Ensure site compliance with all federal (EPA), State (Illinois IEPA), and local (MWRD) (COOK COUNTY) air, water, & waste regulations Ensure site compliance with OSHA s Occupational Safety and Health Standards, 29CFR1910 and 1926 Responsible for overall site Process Safety Management process, ensuring all requirements are met per OSHA s 1910.119 Process Safety Management (PSM) standards & regulations Ensure management of change (MOC) requirements are met. Reviews all modifications & changes associated with MOC Review equipment designs, installations & modifications to ensure all EHS, security, and process safety requirements are addressed Be the focal point for site for all Governmental regulatory contacts & inquiries Training & Development: Define & manage EHS training needs for all site associates & contractors. Ensures all training is completed according to established training plan and records are accurately maintained. Define & manage training needs for EHS personnel & develop an associated training plan Define & manage plant emergency preparedness activities. Serve as the plant’s IH coordinator that ensures required periodic monitoring programs are conducted. Participate in EHS professional organizations & network to stay abreast of best practices, emerging technology, & all regulatory changes Communicate with EHS professionals in other plants on a regular basis to share best practices & ensure consistency in practices Auditing and Management Systems: Track & publish standardized EHS performance & cultural metrics on a routine basis consistent with company requirements & align EHS performance indicators with overall business key performance indicators. Identify & implement initiatives to drive continuous improvement Administer, plan, coordinate, and execute company adopted EHS management systems & ensure site complies & meets deadlines on all management systems Conduct periodic audits of plant EHS programs including contractor activities. Minimum Qualifications Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an EHS professional, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in both Environmental and Safety roles. Minimum of 6 years’ experience at a chemical manufacturing plant or equivalent industry. Demonstrated knowledge and application of EPA air, water, and waste regulations Demonstrated knowledge and application of the OSHA 29CFR1910 and 1926 regulations. Demonstrated knowledge and application of the OSHA 29CFR1910.119 PSM regulations. Computer literate with standard business software. Ability to work in multi-tasking environment. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of the organization Ability to lead and influence project teams. Ability to positively influence hourly and salaried associates Must be able to effectively recognize the need for and be able to lead positive change. Must have a strong track record of delivering results. Must have the ability to lead and make decisions in stressful situations. Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or willingness to complete training. Must be willing to support community outreach and communication programs as necessary Must be available to come in to the plant at any time of the day or night. Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Environmental compliance program in a chemical plant. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Occupational Safety compliance program in a chemical plant Familiar with standard chemical plant processes Working knowledge of SAP functionality Demonstrated ability to develop and implement management systems and compliance programs. CSP and/or IH Certification Education Requirements Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or equivalent. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com