Dow Chemical EH&S & Regulatory Specialist in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Dow is always looking for ambitious talent who will join us in several positions. Currently, we are looking for a dedicated Environment Health & Safety (EH&S)/ Regulatory Specialist.

In every corner of the globe, from developing countries to industrialized nations, Dow Water & Process Solutions has purification and separation solutions that get results. We’re helping to make water safer and more accessible, food taste better, pharmaceuticals more effective and industries more efficient. We address many of the world’s most pressing problems through the connection of chemistry and innovations, ensuring our products help to minimize stress and strain on the eco-system and deliver sustainable benefits.

We apply 3P Thinking—the cornerstone for how we incorporate Performance, People and Planet —when developing sustainable technologies to address global challenges such as population growth, urbanization, climate change and aging infra-structure. The Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), Jubail-II site, is a 24-hour/7-day operation including holidays. Actual schedules and work days may vary depending upon current openings.

The EH&S & Regulatory Specialist is responsible for driving a culture of safety in the plant. This role delivers EH&S support and drives the implementation of Dow's EH&S work processes through audits, self-assessments, safety standards, procedures use and training of shift operations with a focus on injury event reduction and compliance assurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the implementation of a detailed, task level, day to day Safety and Health program, utilizing the EH&S work process, standards and procedures. With guidance from the EH&S Delivery Leader, ensures all plant needs are covered in the program.

  • Initiates requests for change to the EH&S Delivery Leader to improve the best knowledge and experiences.

  • Ensures that the safety & health aspects of Operating Discipline are adequate and applied to achieve Safety and Health performance goals. In most cases, would perform the role of Section / Element Owner for the Safety section of Operating Discipline.

  • Acts as the department resource for related Safety and Health information on procedures, guidelines and standards.

  • Department contact for Safety and Health issues.

  • Coaches teams and individuals on Safety and Health related tasks and activities.

  • Assists in developing and achieving area or plant Safety and Health goals.

  • Ensures compliance tasks are completed.

  • Performs / coordinates Safety & Health monitoring, data collection, analyzing & reporting for the Plant.

  • As required, participates in the Safety and Health related reviews and projects.

  • Coordinates the schedules for audits in the Safety & Health related areas.

  • Manage plant’s security & badge access.

  • Performs other assignments - as assigned by site leader.

  • Be the communication focal point between Dow Specialties and Sadara’s emergency response team.

  • As required conducts and documents investigations of incidents and ensures follow up actions to prevent re-occurrences that are addressed.

  • Lead Root Cause Investigations on any injury and Category IV Loss of Primary Containment incidents.

  • Populates the One Stop Communication tool on a regular basis.

  • Implement Reactive Chemical protocol for the department/site.

  • Perform Housekeeping audits.

  • Lead BBP, Behavior Based Performance, and STAC, Safety Task Analysis Card, programs for the department.

  • Maintain safety documentation, including MSDS and Safety Training books.

  • Accountable for the plant’s “Equipment Training Process” steps that are assigned to this role.

  • Participates in the MOC (Management of Change) process.

  • Conducts EH&S Return to Operations reviews.

  • Participates in approval process of new equipment and upgrades.

  • Manages hazards reporting.

Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Stay informed & updated on the regulatory & compliance requirements from the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu.

  • Understand the Royal Commission Environmental Regulations (RCER).

  • Insure that plant’s systems, methods and practices are in compliance with RCER.

  • Insure that plant’s systems, methods and practices are in compliance with the requirements of the Environmental Permit to Operate (EPO) issued by the Royal commission.

  • Insure that plant is in compliance with any additional regulatory requirements from Sadara Chemical Company in support of the EPO.

  • Act as communication focal point between with the Sadara Chemical Company & Dow Specialties.

  • Work with SADARA product stewardship to insure that Dow standards and local requirements are followed.

  • Take the lead to resolve and regulatory & compliance issue between Dow Specialties and the Sadara Chemical Company.

  • 4 year college degree – bachelor’s degree is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or engineering is preferred

  • 3 years of previous manufacturing experience is preferred

  • Prior participation on EH&S Teams is preferred

  • Prior regulatory & compliance experience is preferred

Potential candidates must:

  • Candidate must be proficient in standard workstation applications (Outlook, Excel, and Word)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English language are necessary

  • Working with Manufacturing and EH&S Delivery maintain 100% compliance with EH&S tasks

  • Meet Injury and Incident reduction shift/department and site goals

  • Working with Manufacturing and EH&S Delivery maintain 100% compliance with EH&S tasks

  • Initiate follow-up action through EH&S Department teams to address hazards requiring follow-up

  • Lead or support investigations of EH&S incidents and near-miss incidents, ensure appropriate follow-up actions are identified, documented and managed to completion

  • Support Department EH&S Coordinators in the alignment all shift safety focal points with site issues and initiatives through effective communication

About this Posting

The Dow Chemical Company values the benefits that diversity can bring. Dow is looking for individuals best suited for this role regardless of nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products. Additional information on division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at: www.dow-dupont.com.

Title:

EH&S & Regulatory Specialist

Location:

MEAF-Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia-Al-Jubail

Requisition ID:

1809488