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Safety Specialist

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


Safety Specialist: 

Reporting to the Franklin Site HSES Manager, the Safety Specialist works with production, maintenance and engineering departments, and others to provide technical support and practical solutions related to safety and compliance, training, emergency management and recordkeeping.


What you will do:

  • Provide leadership, counsel and technical assistance to the site to achieve HSES goals
  • Engage with all employees in concerning safety
  • Develop and conduct safety training as needed
  • Participate in incident investigations and provide case management as applicable
  • Investigate near-miss and hazard reports
  • Monitor corrective action completion for safety related items
  • Attend and participate in daily safety meetings and inspections
  • Participate in site emergency planning, drills and incident responses
  • Provide technical support to site management safety regulations and Lubrizol standards
  • Maintain record keeping as required by regulations and company policy
  • Perform duties related to site RC14001 Responsible Care Management System (RCMS)
  • Perform and/or assist with plant wide and departmental safety audits
  • Assist with corrective actions from internal/external audits, inspections, and visits
  • Lead/participate in safety incident investigations and root cause analyses using techniques such as 5 Why and Cause Map
  • Work with personnel to improve safety on new and existing processes
  • Review and develop JSAs
  • Provide technical/professional support regarding applicable safety regulations, metrics and/or incident tracking
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Drives continuous HSES improvement. Acts a s a change agent to improve safety culture


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering or 5 years of experience in HSES of related experience in this field
  • Three years’ experience as a safety specialist/technician
  • Experience in discrete manufacturing
  • Competent in basic computer skills
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal
  • Change agent and ability to work independently, as well as lead in a team environment.
  • Ability to influence without direct authority


Working Conditions:

  • Spends 75% or greater of workday in the field
  • Able to climb and lift 50 pounds
  • Able to wear PPE including hard hats, hearing protection, respirators, and safety shoes


What Lubrizol offers:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment


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While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


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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