Safety Specialist at INEOS Pigments in Ashtabula, OH

Full Time
Experience: A minimum or 2 years' experience in a specialty safety role or Industrial Hygiene role, or 3+ years of relevant experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.
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Job Description

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America.  Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants on the south shore of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life and AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

The Safety Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day implementation and administration of safety policies and programs at the site that minimize the adverse effects of accidental losses through incident prevention, ensuring alignment and support with business strategies and objectives.  It is designated as a Safety Critical role.

Key activities include:  Adhere to INEOS Pigments’ 20 Principles of Process and Behavioral Safety and Life Saving Rules; Assure the safety of employees and contractors through compliance with the OSHA standards, ANSI standards, INEOS Pigments policies and procedures, and other agencies’ safety regulations, standards, and/or guidelines; Implement and administer legally-compliant safety and health policies, programs, and best practices at the site; Ensure compliance to INEOS Pigments respirator fit testing, SCBA use and maintenance, plant compressed breathing air and sampling; Administers SHE programs to include but not limited to: Fire Extinguisher inspection/repair/replacement, SCBA inspection and repair, fall protection inspection and other testing/monitoring as required; Develop, maintain, and communicate site safety, health and emergency procedures; Perform or coordinate regular safety audits, including inspection and maintenance of safety equipment and facilities; Participating in Process Hazard Assessment (PHAs), PSSRs, etc.; Auditing safety and health programs and procedures; Maintain and foster collaborative effort with all site business functions and the site Safety & Health team to identify, establish and share best practices; Ability to work outside normal work schedule hours and on-call coverage as assigned.


Job Requirements

You should possess:  High school completion oR equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Safety, Chemistry or related discipline is preferred; A minimum or 2 years’ experience in a specialty safety role or Industrial Hygiene role, or 3+ years of relevant experience in a chemical manufacturing facility;  Knowledge of safety and health processes and related legislation and standards; Computer literacy (MS Office, SAP, Minitab); Excellent communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate technical subjects to a nontechnical audience in a training environment; Integrity, safety commitment, teamwork, organization/time-management, analytical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

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