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EHS Specialist III (Environmental) - Zachary, LA Job

Date: Jun 14, 2017

Location: Zachary, LA, US

Company: BASF

EHS Specialist III (Environmental) - Zachary, LA-1702214

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF, “The Chemical Company,” is seeking exceptional candidates for an Environmental Specialist position at our Zachary, LA location. This position provides technical support for environmental compliance activities as needed through a shared services concept.

EHS Specialist III – Environmental (1702214) – Zachary, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide technical and regulatory expertise to maintain environmental compliance through support and program assistance for multiple operating units and a wastewater treatment process.
- Develop effective working relationships with site management, employees, and the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) community to drive continuous improvement in environmental performance.
- Contribute input to the Hub Environmental Team Leader in identifying and tracking appropriate KPI’s, and assessing environmental performance.
- Preserve environmental records and prepare various reports for assigned units.
- Maintain and monitor environmental compliance programs for the site while optimizing effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.
- Oversee site waste activities (e.g., waste profiles, waste storage, manifesting, transportation/shipment).
- Lead and/or participate in investigation and root cause analysis for on-site incidents.
- Participate in capital project reviews and Process Hazard Analyses (PHA) consistent with the level of EHS expertise needed.
- Complete and submit required regulatory reports (e.g., TIER II, TRI, groundwater, RCRA, ERIC, LDAR) and BASF internal reports (e.g., Responsible CARE).
- Develop specific training packages for regulatory changes, new or modified permit conditions, or targeted KPI enhancements.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an Engineering, Science, or Environmental discipline; advanced degree is a plus.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in implementing environmental programs within a manufacturing arena.
- Environmental regulatory knowledge and expertise; Louisiana-specific regulatory knowledge is preferred.
- A background in maintaining and monitoring environmental compliance program.
- Detailed knowledge (theory and application) of the various environmental disciplines, specifically air, water, and waste, or capability to develop the same. Basic knowledge of chemical manufacturing is a plus.
- Familiarity with NPDES, RCRA, and/or MACT regulations is preferable.
- Experience leading or participating in investigations and root cause analysis for on-site incidents is preferred.

Primary Location: US-LA-Zachary
Function: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NCU-Environment, Health & Safety


Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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