Sr. Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Specialist

Port Allen, Louisiana, US
Jul 28, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
At Ecolab we are the world's largest sustainability services company focused on industrial water, energy and air applications; delivering significant environmental, social and economic performance benefits to our customers.

Join our growing team as a Sr. Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Specialist within our Global Supply Chain organization! We help our customers reduce energy, water and other natural resource consumption, enhance air quality, minimize environmental releases and improve productivity and end products while boosting the bottom line. We're about safety. We're about sustainability. We're more than innovative solutions for water, energy and air. We earn customers for life and enhance the lives of our employees while protecting the planet. Be part of our culture where you can create your difference, in a company that makes a difference.

What's in it For You:
  • The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:
  • Ensures that employees, contractors, and visitors are provided a safe and secure working environment.
  • Coordinates with other plant superintendents and departments to direct activities toward meeting overall plant SH&E goals and needs.
  • Leads SH&E personnel and ensures that the facility complies with all government regulations related to air, land, and water pollution, safety, process safety and security codes or regulations. Oversees the performance and compliance of security personnel, processes, procedures, and training.
  • Maintains working knowledge of governmental SH&E regulations and relevant new technology, processes, products, and equipment. Ensures that all site employees are trained and informed of health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Maintains records and submits reports to ensure plant SH&E compliance. Including but to limited to applicable construction, operating and discharge permits. Meeting deadlines for submission of these reports is critical to this position.
  • Performs other plant activities, such as acting as liaison with governmental agencies and trade associations, including, but not limited to: Department of Homeland Security, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Completes special projects relating to SH&E as assigned by the Plant Manager or Corporate Office.
  • Plans and oversees the SHE department budget.
  • Supports the guiding principles of Responsible Care to continually improve Port Allen's plant's safety, health and environmental performance, process safety, security, and efforts to respond to public concerns relating to design, development, manufacture, storage, marketing, distribution, use and ultimate safe disposal of chemical products.
  • Supports and is committed to the Quality Improvement Process. Plans strategies to ensure error-free work by "doing it right the first time" and conveys this attitude in the daily performance of various duties.
  • Supports and incorporates the activities of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) into ongoing work duties through teamwork within and across departments. Use TPM to eliminate losses and waste that hamper facility effectiveness so that safety is advanced, process and equipment are reliable, quality is stabilized / improved, and reduce operating costs. This position will lead the TPM effort at the site.
  • Train in the Quality Lab to be a back-up for the quality analysts.

Position Details:
  • Candidate must be able to work in: Port Allen, LA
  • Work week is Monday-Friday days with overtime as needed. Weekend work will be required at certain times during the year.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, safety management, environmental or related field
  • 5 - 10 years related experience, preferably in the chemical industry.
  • No Immigration Sponsorship available for this opportunity

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous chemical plant experience
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across all levels of an organization
  • Strong verbal and written skills


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.