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HSES Manager

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Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: Wilmington, Massachusetts, US, 01887

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Join an exciting, creative and caring team!

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a global specialty chemical company serving customers in more than 100 countries.

You likely touch products made with materials from our facility in Wilmington, MA, every day. They are in the sporting goods and accessories you use, wearable devices and smartphones you own, supplies used by medical facilities, and much more. Our unique formulations result in many of the distinct characteristics that drive consumer buying decisions. As an innovation leader, we create proprietary, high-performance materials for our customers in a wide range of industries. In this way, we help our clients stay ahead of their customers' needs.




Responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership in the development and implementation of the facility’s HSES and Responsible Care® programs and initiatives. Assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and corporate and industry standards consistent with Lubrizol’s Corporate Philosophy, and Health, Safety, Environment and Security policy.     




This is an experienced professional with training and/or education in the HSES field.  This position is responsible for managing, developing, and implementing programs and initiatives in HSES compliance and management and RC14001 program. This is a highly visible position requiring significant interaction with all levels of the facility organization as well as with the corporate HSES function.  Generally, specialization and years of experience are required.      




  • Facilitate the development and implementation through line management of HSES programs and initiatives in support of the facility’s compliance programs, Responsible Care Management System, and facility and corporate goals.
  • Assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and company policies and standards.
  • Identify, prioritize, develop, and implement HSES department activities to ensure that it is supporting and contributing to the goals and objectives of the facility and the overall HSES function.  
  • Manage resources to ensure they are assigned appropriately and that priorities are being addressed to avoid redundancies or non-value added efforts.
  • Represent Lubrizol on community activities as appropriate
  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of HSES standards and culture
  • Interact frequently with manufacturing staff to ensure safe operations





  • Bachelor degree in science, engineering, occupational health or related major.
  • Five or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in HSES area, preferably in a chemical plant. 
  • Expereince with Responsible Care Management Systems preferred 
  • Strong organization skills
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully with internal and external customers in a professional manner







    Analytical – Applies accurate logic and reasoning to problem solving; recognizes broad implication of issues; creatively integrates different ideas and perspectives; defines issues clearly despite incomplete or ambiguous information.

    Strategic Thinker – Identifies efforts that will have the greatest impact; understands the organization’s mission, vision, strategies and weaknesses; aligns the strategic priorities of own area with the direction and priorities of the broader organization; creates strategies to balance short term and long term projects and goals.

    Planning – Translates broad strategies into specific objectives, metrics and action plans; anticipates problems and develops contingency plans; create or modify organizational infrastructure to support strategic objectives; aware of resource issues.

    Managing Execution – translate strategies into clear objectives; anticipate problems and build contingency plans; monitor progress and redirect efforts when goals are not being met; eliminate inefficiencies and roadblocks; track progress.

    Results Oriented – Convey sense of urgency when appropriate; persist in face of obstacles; drives hard on the right issues; acts quickly to resolve issues or problems when they arise.

    Influence – Anticipates the position and reactions of others accurately; gives compelling reasons for ideas; knows which battles to fight; shapes the opinion of key stakeholders; cultivates networks throughout the organization to garner support and create a foundation for future influence.

    Engage and Inspire – Foster a sense of energy, ownership and personal commitment to work; create an environment where everyone stretches beyond what they thought they could do; conveys confidence in people’s competence to do their best.

    Talent Enhancement – Accurately identifies strengths and development needs in others; coaches others in the development of their skills; provides challenging assignments to facilitate individual development; creates a climate in which mistakes are viewed as opportunities for learning.

    Communication – Support the honest expressions of others’ viewpoints; create an environment for honest and open discussions of all issues, even controversial ones; demonstrate that others’ viewpoints are valued and have been taken into account; promote a free flow of information throughout the organization.

    Personal Leadership – show consistency between action and words; accepts responsibility for own mistakes; encourages discussion of ethical considerations before decisions are made; lives up to commitments; maintains high standards or personal integrity.


Lubrizol provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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