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Health, Safety, Environmental & Security Specialist

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Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Tehachapi, CA, US, 93561-1508

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

CPI Fluid Engineering, a division of The Lubrizol Corporation, is a world leader in synthetic compressor lubricants. CPI connects the best of both worlds – the production capabilities and technical resources of major equipment and lubricant manufacturers with the flexibility and responsiveness of a service-oriented organization. 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.


HSES Specialist


Job Summary:

We currently have a ambitious and rewarding position for a health, safety, environmental, and security professional at our Tehachapi, California 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 assist in developing and maintaining 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 site manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining site safety processes that include confined space entry, hot work, lockout/tagout, and elevated work
  • Maintaining site safety regulatory programs that include OSHA, Medical Surveillance, Workers Compensation, Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), and DOT
  • Maintaining site environmental programs that include Environmental Compliance Calendar, SPCC, NDPES, SARA 311/312 reporting, TRI, Air Permit, RCRA and waste management (must be familiar with California regulations)
  • Participating in haza
  • rd assessment activities that include safety inspections, issuing permits, investigations, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), and Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
  • Training site personnel in health, safety, environmental, and security requirements
  • Coordinating RC14001 program for the site
  • Tracking site HSES metrics
  • Communicating verbally and in written correspondence with regulatory agencies
  • Providing regular updates on performance to site, regional, and corporate management
  • Minimal travel is required


Skills, Qualification, Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 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
  • Able to meet physical requirements that include the ability to: lift up to 50 lbs; climb ladders; wear PPE that includes respirators, SCBA, and fall protection harnesses


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis Investigation
  • Experience with Human Performance Improvement (HPI)
  • Knowledgeable of RC14001

There is so much more to see and experience right here in Midland County and we invite you to experience this great quality of life that Midland has to offer. 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.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process. You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

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