Health & Safety Manager

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newport, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Health & Safety Manager


Located in Newport, DE.



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 Health & Safety Manager


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Company presentation


World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description


The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.

To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.

As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.

GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of 372 million.

Job Responsibilities


Respond to safety concerns and safety alerts in a timely manner.

Lead accident and incident investigations to establish root cause(s.

In partnership with the plant Director, ensure appropriate corrective action is taken when safety hazards exist.

Perform day to day risk assessment & mitigation through Behavioral Safety Visits (BSV), Safe Work Permits (SWP), Pre-Job Planning (PJP), Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Safetstart, Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR).

Manage emergency response plans for the facility, including necessary drills to access compliance and understanding among employees.

Conduct monthly Safety meetings for each plant site.

Manage Health & Safety program for both manufacturing sites (Newport, DE & Woburn, MA. Travel to manufacturing and field operations sites will be required on a regular basis.

Provide the management team with Health & Safety metrics regularly

Maintaining the current Health & Safety procedures in Intelex by reviewing and updating during their review cycle.

Support Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Manager on an occasional basis with related tasks.

Qualifications & Competencies



Bachelor's degree in industrial safety/hygiene, occupational health or equivalent work experience

5+ years experience with increasing responsibilities for Health & Safety management.

3+ years experience performing Health & Safety audits

3+ years experience managing Health & Safety program

Experience writing technical business policies, procedures, and reports

Good knowledge of employee Health & Safety training requirements

Experience in evaluating and improving programs

Demonstrates strong process and operational safety behavior at all times.

Experience driving and managing change

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Good computer skills with strong familiarity with virtual communication tools, data sheets and documents.

Strong analytical skills

Very well organized in documentation and communication.


Experience with Environmental & Regulatory compliance requirements preferred

Certification in ASP or CSP or CIH or CHMM or commensurate work experience.

Previous work experience in the manufacturing, chemical and or pharmaceutical industries

Additional Information


Working Conditions

The responsibilities of this position will be performed on site for both Manufacturing and field operations locations.

Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time

Prolonged periods of walking the floor or sitting at a computer desk as per the tasks requirements.

Role will require periodic travel 25% of the time to support the satellite location

This position is identified as "safety-sensitive" and is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy and/or state law.


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We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

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Job Posting: 862104

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 14, 2021