Environmental Specialist

ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals 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 we'd like to meet you and bet you'd like to meet us.
Ashland LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Specialist to join our Manufacturing group at our Freetown, MA facility. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the EHS function. This position will report to the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Under direct supervision of the Environmental Manager, assisting with the implementation of established programs to ensure compliance for all site activities with applicable environmental multi-media regulations (air emissions, hazardous waste, wastewater, storm water, wetlands, etc.)
Supporting Ashland's goal of reducing the site's impact on the environment through initiatives such as waste minimization, sustainability, energy-efficiency, etc.
Completing environmental reports, permit applications, and other technical documents
Reviewing and approving all operations and activities that have a direct or indirect impact upon the environment
Responsible for RCRA (hazardous waste) day-to-day management
Performing air emissions calculations and reports
Providing environmental training to site employees
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering or related field
0-3 years in chemical, industrial or manufacturing environment
Experience working for an organization with a strong safety culture and dedication to driving all preventable EHS incidents to zero
The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:
Experience with formal environmental management systems (e.g. ISO 14001)
Experience with leak, detection, and repair (LDAR) procedures
Experience with regulatory inspections/audits
Trained to participate and/or lead formal Root Cause Analysis techniques
Community relations involvement (local emergency planning committees, conservation commissions, emergency responders, etc.)
Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training
Advanced degree and/or certifications (e.g. Certified Hazardous Materials Manager)
Experience working in an OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) regulated facility
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit www.ashland.com to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.

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