EHS Specialist III - 2024 - 0289

at Ashland Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Inc.



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


Are you always solving?


Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.


Ashland has an exciting opportunity for an Environment, Health, and Safety Specialist to join our Ashland LLC business at our Wilmington, Delaware Research Center. This is a very visible role within the facility and the EHS function. This position will report to EHS Manager of the Wilmington Campus.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensuring that EHS programs and policies are in place to promote an environmentally compliant and safe working environment for all site employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Specific focus is on environmental permits and regulatory reporting, and reviews of laboratory operations, management of change (MOC), training, compliance inspections, and incident reporting and investigation.
  • Develop, implement and administer site EHS and Responsible Care programs, policies and procedures
  • Track regulatory changes and communicate impacts to the site
  • Provide compliance support for environmental permits and regulatory required reporting
  • Assist in agency inspections from OSHA, EPA, DOT, DNREC, insurance carriers, etc. and ensure follow-up of corrective actions
  • Provide site EHS training, including new hire orientation and onboarding
  • Support site emergency response programs and act in an incident command role
  • Assist with site industrial hygiene programs including maintenance of safety data sheets, ergonomic assessments of office and lab work environments
  • Assist with reporting and investigating all incidents, near hits, and unsafe conditions/actions and conducting associated investigations
  • Facilitate management of change (MOC) activities on new equipment, chemical processes and organizational changes that affect EHS compliance
  • Conduct self-assessment audits and assist with internal/external management system audits of the site
  • Perform any other duties established by the EHS Manager.


In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Occupational/ Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry or related field
  • Knowledge of applicable EHS regulations
  • A self-starter with good time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment or on an independent basis
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills with ability to prioritize tasks and meet compliance deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills


The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • A strong background or education in EHS related topics with corresponding work experience or internships.



Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1260382

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: May 17, 2024

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