Sr Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Pensacola, FL


· Develop and manage annual Industrial Hygiene (IH) plans for the site

· Perform IH activities including, but not limited to, identification, assessment and control of potential chemical, physical and biological stressors in the workplace

· Manage exposure assessment data, including qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment documentation.

· Ensure that occupational health practices and regulatory requirements are recognized, reviewed and implemented.

· Participate in emerging issues identification, analysis and resolution

· Participate as a core member of the site ESSH team in any other capacity necessary to maintain and improve ESSH programs, policies, systems and initiatives for the site or company


· Own, administer, and maintain all applicable IH policies and procedures to ensure successful implementation of regulatory, company and industry standards

· Administer the Exposure Assessment process, including qualitative/quantitative IH assessments, short and long-term IH initiatives in alignment with company directives and selection of proper control solutions to reduce occupational health risks

· Serve as the focal point for the management of the applicable IH programs to drive integration and improvements across the facility down to the unit and department level.

· Conduct compliance audits and program assessments and develop action plans to close identified gaps.

· Provide expertise and assistance to work groups in developing and implementing compliance systems, programs, policies and procedures to ensure occupational exposures are adequately controlled and/or eliminated.

· Review current and proposed projects to ensure IH concerns are identified and steps defined and addressed

· Facilitate the approval and onboarding of new chemicals to the site with support of product stewardship

· Complete required regulatory and corporate reports (e.g., SARA 312, CWC, TSCA)

· Provide exposure monitoring support during emergencies, such as releases, fires, or spills

· Function as Radiation Safety Officer with required state licensing

· Work with onsite medical staff to maintain medical surveillance programs based on SEG requirements

· Secure legal advice under necessary circumstances and act on legal advice as appropriate

· Perform field inspections to provide advice and oversight of safe work practices

· Act as a liaison between the facility and outside regulatory agencies


Safety/Health Manager


· Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Public Health or a closely related science/engineering field

· Minimum of 7 years of experience in organic chemical industry, oil refining, industrial manufacturing and/or heavy construction environment

· Demonstrated commitment to safety and health practices and standards

· General safety program management with strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations required

· Certification, training and/or working knowledge of the following: OSHA 10/30, HAZWOPER, radiation safety

· Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)


· Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)


· Basic knowledge of occupational stressors to include (heat stress, chemicals, radiation, ergonomics, noise, biological hazards, etc.)

· Chemical sampling knowledge and techniques

· Familiarity with Industrial Hygiene instrumentation and monitoring equipment

· Proactive leadership and team-building skills with the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization, including contractors

· Knowledge of OSHA occupational health regulations, ANSI standards, NIOSH standards, ACGIH standards, etc.

· Working knowledge of incident investigation and analysis tools (Cause Mapping, 5-Why’s, FMEA, etc.)

· Solid interpersonal, influential, coaching, facilitation and organizational skills with excellent verbal and written communication capabilities

· Ability and willingness to effectively lead change, influence others and gain commitment to new ways of performing work with all levels in the organization.

· Must be self-motivated, well organized, and able to manage multiple initiatives to successful completion.

· Strong computer skills are required, including sound proficiency with MS Office products


· Proficiency with SAP

· Experience with Cority

· Experience with Sphera or other SDS management system

· Experience in developing and delivering training


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