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Date:  Sep 24, 2023
Location:  Eddyville
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation
Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
To strengthen our team in Eddyville,
we are looking for you as a(n) EHSS Site Lead.


This position is responsible for monitoring environmental, health, safety and security compliance including but not limited to ensuring implementation of corporate policies and directives, facilitating the ISO14001 and 45001 programs, and overseeing the security program at the WACKER Eddyville site.  This position is responsible for driving safety for the site and contractor personnel.



Job Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop, implement and maintain an effective site safety program and follow Group Safety Directives – through intervention, inspections, and coaching. Coordinate required safety reviews.
  • Lead, develop, implement and maintain an effective environmental program achieving compliance to applicable laws, regulations, and corporate directives.  The environmental system will focus on legal compliance through training, coaching, inspection, and monitoring.
  • Lead, develop, implement and maintain an effective health and occupational medicine program insuring proper medical surveillance, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and initiatives to eliminate injuries, engineer out PPE requirements where possible.
  • Oversee the site security program including compliance with CT-PAT and Corporate security assessments.
  • Monitor, perform trend analysis and drive improvements in EHSS via tracking of safety observations, open actions from audits and inspections, and impacts and aspects for ISO programs
  • Responsible for internal and external reporting with respect to EHSS topics while coordinating permitting requirements and preparation of related documentation with interna and external functions.


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of experience in a safety or environmental field including managing safety/environmental programs at an industrial site
  • Ability to build an effective safety culture through meaningful discussion with team members
  • Knowledge of OSHA and ISO 45001 regulations, accident investigations, hazard analysis & risk assessment
  • Experience interfacing with regulatory bodies such as OSHA, EPA and Iowa DNR
  • Experience conducting OSHA required safety and environmental trainings
  • Experience conducting internal audits of manufacturing sites
  • Ability to work with little to no direct supervision expected
  • Excellent communication skills with both internal EDY parties and external regional and global parties
  • Ability to build relationships and trust with internal EDY team
  • Intermediate/Advanced computer skills with MS tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Willingness and ability to learn new tasks and tools (SAP, SPIRIT, Wacker internal processes)
What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 25200 
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a green card).
WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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