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HSE-S Specialist

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Bowling Green, OH, US, 43402-1309

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.  Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

We currently have an ambitious and rewarding position for a health, safety, environmental, and security professional at our Bowling Green, OH manufacturing site.

As the HSES Specialist, your primary responsibility is assuring the site is in compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, and Lubrizol requirements. This position provides technical expertise to plant personnel in the areas of health, safety, environmental, and security while working in cross-functional teams to support development, implementation and maintenance of site HSES management systems.

The HSES Specialist is responsible for supporting continual improvement in Safety, Operational Excellence, and Cybersecurity to ensure the site operates safely, protecting our employees and community. This position reports directly to the HSE&S Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate leadership necessary to support the HSE initiatives
  • Providing technical support to site workers regarding HSE regulations and Lubrizol standards
  • Leading hazard assessment activities that include safety inspections, issuing permits, investigations, and Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
  • Maintaining and updating site safety processes that include confined space entry, hot work, lockout/tagout, and working at heights
  • Maintaining site HSE regulatory programs that include OSHA, Medical Surveillance, Process Safety Management, DOT, TSCA, SPCC, NPDES, TRI, RCRA, SARA and air permitting
  • Training site personnel in health, safety, environmental, and security requirements
  • Assists with corrective actions from internal/external audits, inspections, visits
  • Participates in site emergency plannings, drills and incident response
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Qualification, Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, SARA, EPRCRA, RCRA
  • Strong organizational skills including interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter who works well in a team environment
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis Investigation
  • Certified 40-Hour HAZWOPER
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP)
  • Knowledge of batch and continuous chemical processing

Bowling Green is in the heart of culturally rich Northwest Ohio. The Bowling Green community has a small town feel with big city amenities. There are countless local restaurants and eateries to choose from and a vivacious nightlife with different scenes to fit practically anyone. The city is home to Bowling Green State University where one can not only get a top-notch education, but also attend diverse sporting and entertainment events.  Several Northwestern Ohio Universities have competitive athletic teams that make it a great area for sports fanatics to live in. Our facility is in the perfect location for taking a day trip or short weekend trips.  To our north is Toledo, home to the Mud Hens baseball team, the Walleye hockey team, and the Huntington Center, a facility known for housing concerts, sporting events, and different event expos or visit the Toledo Zoo or Toledo Museum of Art. To our east is the Sandusky area featuring Cedar Point and Put-In-Bay.  Just south of Bowling Green is Findlay, Ohio where one can visit an annual Hot Air Balloon festival and is home to University of Findlay.  Interspersed between these areas are many annual festivals, Metro Parks, bike trails and of course the Maumee River and Lake Erie to enjoy. There are attractions in and around Bowling Green to fit everyone’s liking!


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


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