Occpational Safety Lead Job
Company: Arkema
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Management, Energy, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/7/2017

Req Id 23601


Arkema Inc. is actively recruiting for a Occupational Safety Lead. The Occupational Safety Lead will be part of the Industrial Safety Group reporting to the Director, Industrial Safety.


  • Lead and/or participate in health and safety activities such as incident investigations, PSM/RMP, AIMS, health and safety, toller and other technical audits/reviews throughout the company including international sites as needed.
  • Provide oversight, consultation and support regarding safety programs, processes, action plans, best practices, and legal/internal requirements
  • Conduct occupational risk assessments such as Task Hazard Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments, etc. as needed to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses and to improve workplace conditions and practices.
  • Manage health and safety projects small to large, local to global – concept to execution
  • Drive continuous improvement by optimizing processes, automating data gathering, reporting, and analysis.
  • Create effective training materials and deliver training to the plants on HES and AIMS topic areas
  • Build tools for plants on HES regulatory and AIMS topic areas
  • Analyze trends and root causes from incidents within Arkema regionally and globally
  • Recommend measures on improving the AIMS program as well as plant safety and compliance with legal/internal requirements
  • Verify the appropriateness and effectiveness of action plans associated with audit findings and incidents
  • Develop, implement and maintain health and safety programs/processes/procedures as well as AIMS procedures and standards
  • Close follow-up of assigned sites regarding Safety program and support as point of contact for the Industrial Safety Group
  • Provide field safety support as needed
  • Ongoing communications relating to health and safety systems and processes
  • Assist in migration to Arkema processes and systems for acquisitions and/or new locations
  • Participate as a 2 call phone holder (on call)
  • At least 5 years of experience in chemical or related industries
  • Knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations and relevant federal and state regulations including OSHA H&S and PSM.
  • Ability to quickly identify, evaluate and understand complex technical, regulatory and organizational issues and to develop appropriate and cost effective solutions.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of HES applications and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical experience with safety and health management processes and program components
  • Bachelor degree in occupational safety, engineering or related fields is required.
  • Certified Safety Professional designation preferred.
Arkema, Inc.
2231 Haden Rd
Houston , TX 77015
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