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HSE Specialist

Company Name:  Equistar Chemicals, LP

Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  72391
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Safety/Security
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Basic Function

The Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Specialist will be responsible for championing GoalZERO behaviors across all employees and contract personnel at the site and driving continuous HSE improvement.  This position will also be responsible for driving compliance with state and federal HSE regulations and other related HSE standards and company policies.  These activities will require communication with a diverse group of customers, including engineering, operations, maintenance, plant management, and outside regulatory agencies.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Support HSE programs (life critical processes, industrial hygiene, emergency response, waste handling, OSHA and EPA compliance, etc.).
  • Lead improvement initiatives
  • Participate in and lead HSE teams (employee teams, ERT, etc.).
  • Maintain ownership of assigned site HSE programs/systems.
  • Interact with plant personnel to ensure a consistent understanding of regulatory and procedure requirements.
  • Understand base HSE concepts, regulations, and standards and act as a champion for improvement and compliance.
  • Develop knowledge of the units and processes to which the regulations and requirements must be applied.
  • Perform routine inspections and testing of fire and emergency systems.
  • Monitor site HSE performance and track progress.
  • Coordinate delivery of new hire onboarding.
  • Manage Learning Management System (LMS) for compliance.
  • Develop and deliver instructor-led training
Min. Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related technical discipline preferred.  Significant related industrial safety experience also accepted.
  • A strong desire to advance GoalZERO by being part of HSE
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for effective communication across multiple levels within the site and in different group settings to help implement changes and processes necessary to comply with regulations and requirements
  • Ability to represent company with regulatory agencies
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Prior leadership and contribution to HSE processes is preferred
Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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