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BASF EHS Specialist in West Memphis, Arkansas

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We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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EHS Specialist (1903293) – West Memphis, AR

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking an Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety (EHS) Specialist at the West Memphis, AR manufacturing facility to directly support of all aspects of the site EHS program.

Your key responsibilities will include Minor Source Air and POTW Permit Management, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan including LDAR, Hazardous Waste Management, Accident/Incident Investigations, EHS Training, Occupational Safety Procedures, Industrial Hygiene Monitoring, Agency Reporting and Interface, and Overall EHS Compliance Management.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering or Science and your knowledge of environmental, industrial hygiene and safety regulations, you will maintain and monitor EHS compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.

  • Your basic computer skills (ex: spreadsheets, word processing, database management) will be essential as you submit various agency and internal environmental reports and maintain appropriate environmentally related documentation. You will also use these skills to coordinate the waste management program, including reporting and oversight of the on-site service provider and for implementing and operating EHS standardized processes and administration of related electronic systems.

  • Utilizing your knowledge of chemical manufacturing and process safety methods and programs, you will perform audits of the site’s environmental and process safety programs. Additionally, you will work with site management to resolve areas of non-conformance.

  • Successfully engaging within the organization, you will develop effective working relationships with site management, employees, and the EHS community to drive continuous improvement in environmental performance, coordinate and collaborate with the Centers of Expertise (CoEs) on the development of processes and initiatives to ensure continuous improvement in Process Safety and provide collaborative support for the safety and industrial hygiene program.

  • Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will serve you well as you facilitate the sharing of programs, procedures, tools, and successfully demonstrated practices within the EHS Community. You will also use these skills to interface with regulatory agencies and third parties as needed on compliance and enforcement issues.

  • Your strong teamwork skills will aid you in participating in and providing environmental and process safety technical expertise for process hazard analyses (PHAs), capital project reviews, EHS reviews and other projects assigned by management. You will ensure that environmental and process safety hazards are identified, and risks are appropriately assessed, communicated to stakeholders, solutions provided, and commitments made are tracked to completion.

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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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: N-EDN/OP-Site West Memphis-60001327

Title: EHS Specialist

Location: AR-West Memphis

Requisition ID: 1903293