Vacancy

Health Safety Environmental & Security Manager,
Full-time

United States, Texas, Fort Worth

Business unit: Surface Chemistry

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

Job summary

 
This job will lead and manage the Health, Safety, Environmental and Security processes for the Fort Worth Manufacturing Site. The HSE&S Manager will be responsible for the management of the safety programs on site in order to be compliant with all corporate standards and guidelines and federal and state regulations. In addition, this position is also responsible for the management of the site’s environmental programs to comply with corporate standards, guidelines and federal regulations. This position will also be responsible for compliance with all Responsible Care guidelines surrounding the HSE&S (Health, Safety, Environmental & Security) initiatives on site. This position will interact with all functional groups on and off site.

Some primary responsibilities include:

• Support the plant and sBU’s efforts in safety and sustainability and improving the processes necessary to ensure long-term, sustained, and continual improvement in HSE&S.

• Support the site by implementing and maintaining corporate HSE&S directives, standards and KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) in line with the business unit and corporate processes.

• Incorporate new HSE&S regulations and AkzoNobel directives and standards into the management systems of the sBU.

• Support and verify the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and processes concerning compliance with local, state and federal HSE&S laws and regulations.

• Act as a focal point for HSE&S and Sustainability within the sBU and participate in corporate Health, Safety, Environmental, Security and Sustainability processes including the PSM/RMP, RC14001, Responsible Care, and various sBU Safety Initiatives,

• Conduct and follow up on incident/accident investigation, corporate audit actions, PSM and compliance audit actions. Support the behavioral based safety processes. Conduct HSE&S auditing to ensure compliance.

• Coordinate HSE&S management systems (ISO 14001, RC 14001, PSM/RMP, AkzoNobel SAQ Compliance), and develop and propose action plans to maintain and improve the integrated HSE&S management systems on site.

• Interact with production and maintenance to ensure policies and procedures are being followed. Train, audit, instruct, and correct where necessary.
• Chair, conduct, and report on the actions of the Plant Safety Awareness Committee

• Work on projects and perform other duties as assigned.

• Prepare necessary air, storm water and solid waste permits, and supports the existing environmental permits for the facility.

• Conduct internal inspections to verify continuing compliance with all applicable air, water, wastewater, storm water, and solid waste regulations and permits.

• Prepare all necessary regulatory reports including SARA Toxic Release Inventory, annual emission inventory, hazardous waste annual report, SARA 312 updates, Tier II reports, etc.

• Monitor environmental activity at both the state and federal level and continuing site activities to determine if new regulations or revised regulations or revised operations may affect the environmental program.

• Maintain all records to meet requirements of the various regulations.

• Manage and coordinate the annual Training Plan to meet RCRA, SWPPP, SPCC and ISO14001 and regulatory requirements.

• Ensure that federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, codes, and rules are observed and adhered to.

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

160005K7

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Texas

Site

Fort Worth

Business unit

Surface Chemistry

Sub business unit

Surface Chemistry Operations

Job family

Health, Safety & Environment

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or in a Safety Sciences.
• Minimum 5 years HSE experience in the chemical industry.
• At least 2 years experience managing/supervising others.
• Familiarity with TCEQ, EPA and other environmental regulatory requirements.
• Expertise in OSHA, PSM/RMP, and RC 14001 regulations and guidelines.
• Requires strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate with all levels.
• Self Directed, must be able to initiate and complete new concepts and challenge the status quo.

As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).

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