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Specialist, EHSS O&M

EHSS Specialist
Position ID: 70234990
Org Unit: Operational Excellence, T&I
Location: Wixom, MI


Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here.


Job Summary

The EHSS Specialist will report to the Site EHSS Leader. The incumbent will support the site EHSS lead in implementing programs focused on improving the site's EHSS Culture while reducing the risk of EHSS incidents.  This will be achieved through collaboration with site and regional teams to lead the SABIC Safety Health Environmental Management system at the site, as well as engaging and empowering site stakeholders and contractors in all EHSS aspects.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Assist employees in the identification and evaluation of hazardous conditions and practices, e.g. safety risk assessments (SRA), individual hazard risk assessments, job/task analysis, etc.
  • Help determine and co-ordinate implementation controls for hazards identified in the hazards analysis; measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the controls and where applicable, recommend changes to reduce or eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
  • Identify and initiate EHSS concern reporting in SABIC specific electronic reporting system.  Act as system gatekeeper and individual incident investigation lead.  Using this electronic reporting system, and others, help track EHSS metrics and Key Performance Indicators, and assist in reporting on quarterly and monthly basis.
  • Provide safety, security and environmental technical support to ongoing site projects.  This includes both construction projects, as well as business specific projects.  Additionally, support the Site Security Plan and the material review and site approval process.
  • Assist in the further development of the Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) program.
  • Support site specific Safety, Security, Health, Environmental Management System (SHEMS).  Act as element owner for the Documentation and Records element.  Act as element owner for Site Safe Work Practices.  Conduct audits of your own SHEM elements, as well as elements owned by other peers.  Support site specific Management of Change/Pre-startup SHE Review Processes.  Provide training on EHSS topics to employees individually and as a site.  Conduct EHSS inspections/audits at the site.  Issue mainenance and construction work permits.
  • Help maintain compliance for Wixom site safety and environmental activities.  This includes, but is not limited to:

• Environmental Waste disposal certification (RCRA trained) (provided)

• Hazmat Transportation certification (DOT trained) (provided)

• Storm Water Operator certification (Storm water Permit) (provided)

• First Aid Emergency Response Team member (provided)

  • Assist in establishing, implementing and maintaining additional EHSS programs as assigned by the Manager Site EHSS to assure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and SABIC policies.


What Matters to SABIC

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Critical thinking / analytical skills / problem solving
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated efficiency with computer applications (Microsoft Office, email, etc.)
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively. 
  • Understanding of OSHA framework and policies.
  • Experience with Envrionmental Management Systems.
  • Experience with Regulatory agencies
  • Public speaking 
  • Ability to articulate safety guidelines to non-EHSS professionals


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.