Regional Safety Manager

BASF Corporation - Beachwood, OH4.2

Job Field: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental
Location: Beachwood, OH, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1803902

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Regional Safety Manager (1803902) Beachwood, OH

Where the Chemistry Happens

As a Responsible Care® company, we value the health, safety and security of our employees, customers, suppliers and neighbors, as well as the protection of the environment. These beliefs are more than theory, they are paramount to the sustainable success of our Construction Chemicals business, and they are at the heart of everything that we do.

Regional Safety Manager is based in Beachwood, OH and supports the Construction Chemicals regional business unit and EBN sites in the Americas. The role supports 37 production, R&D, and business sites, and remote sales and technical service communities, with approximately 1,200 full-time and contract employees.

Formula for Success

Drive sustainable Occupational Safety and Process Safety measures and initiatives throughout the organization leading to risk exposure reduction and overall improvement in EHS Leading and Lagging KPIs

Closely collaborate and partner with the RBU’s and sites’ teams on establishing EHS priorities, programs, initiatives, and targets

Lead and coordinate defined EHS initiatives and programs needed throughout the organization and at each site, partnering with EBN resources to drive implementation

Develop and implement strategies to support site and business objectives and to capitalize on opportunities to add value and improve performance

Collaborate and partner with the NCU EHS Hub organization, and in conjunction with them and each site manager, establish the Corporate EHS services necessary to achieve the aligned goals of the business and the EHS organization

Foster effective relationships with RBU Leadership, EB global Responsible Care management, Site Management, Operations Leadership, Technical Engineering Services, EBN functional organizations, and Corporate EHS personnel

Serve as the single voice and point of contact for all EHS topics for employees within EBN, EB and NCU

Serve as a Process Safety subject matter expert for EBN

Set the direction, lead the implementation of and ensure compliance with all regulatory and BASF EHS requirements in a single, uniform, consistent manner across all locations. This includes ensuring regional and global best practices are implemented across the sites, personnel are trained and knowledgeable on all aspects of EHS requirements, and that EHS activities are executed efficiently and effectively.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

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.

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