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Global Director of Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Job - Charlotte, NC

Company: Talentcare, LLC
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Alpek Polyester is a global leader in the production of PTA (Terephthalic Acid), PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Resins and PET Recycling (rPET), Specialty Polymers; Polyester Fibers (Staple and Filament). This integrated business services customers all over the world using its global network of manufacturing sites in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States.Polyester is not only in the name of our business, it is the essence of our business and who we are. From our start in Mexico with the production of raw materials (monomers) for its creation, then on to the production of fibers and resins, and expanding into specialty polymers; the unique properties of polyester have enabled us to become leaders in recycling and creating circular economies. This unique material is the foundation of our journey started nearly 50 years ago and one that is growing every year. Join us on our global polyester journey!We are committed to improving people's lives through our products, innovations, and a commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment.Alpek Polyester is a division of Alpek, the petrochemicals and synthetic fibers business group of Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., one of Mexico's largest corporations.Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is subject to US Department of Commerce export regulations and thus must hire individuals who meet national security requirements. Interested applicants (or temporary employees) must meet eligibility requirements. Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Global Director of Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) will create a culture of Operational Excellence to deliver performance that creates a competitive advantage in the area of safety, health, and the environment for Alpek Polyester. This position will report to Global Operations Vice-President and manage a global team of professionals, including regional managers, and associated sub-regional and site-based Managers, Engineers, and Technicians. The preferred location is Charlotte, NC or other location that facilitates global travel to the sites and accessible to management.This leader will be accountable for the global company processes to:

  • Set the global standards for Health, Safety and Environmental (SHE) across the approximately 24 sites for manufacturing and office administration with approximately 4,000 employees across the globe.
  • Develop SHE programs that embodies Operational Excellence principles; delivering the tools needed for each site to excel in its safety and environment performance with top decile results at optimal cost. The program must address culture, leadership, process, compliance, and measurement elements needed to ensure success.
  • Implement SHE programs, in partnership with each Site Leader and Country Manager to have the process in place for the Site Leader to meet performance commitment in the SHE area.
  • Create and maintain a compliance system, assessing the effectiveness of each program, identifies gaps, raises issues to site leadership, measures the performance with appropriate KPIs and raises compliance issues to management.
  • Lead strong collaboration with site leaders to implement programs, maintain the system and address performance issues as a team.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to leadership as to performance, compliance, and opportunities to improve.
  • Lead and implement robust Process Safety Management Processes.
  • Lead and implement robust safety requirements in order to lead the company to the top decile TRR.
  • Process to ensure regulatory requirements are well understood and ensure the company always meets those requirements.
  • Manage high deductible Worker's Compensation insurance program.
  • Develop scope and provide leadership regarding the company's Emergency Response Teams at each site.
  • Lead SHE Project Management Process to add capability as needed to meet requirements.
  • Follow Operational Excellence Principles of high performance using a lean cost approach.
  • Manage interactions with Governmental entities directly or though the Law Firms, depending on specific situations.QualificationsEducation and Experience:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical/ Environmental/ Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Science, or related field.
    • 10 years of leadership experience in related roles overseeing regulatory, health, safety, and environmental requirements in a manufacturing and/or laboratory environment working with/within a multi-national organization.
    • Experience with environmental permitting, hazardous chemical and waste management, and familiarity with ISO 14001/45001 and any other programs.
    • Experience leading global health and safety initiatives, SHE programs development and development of a strong safety culture.
    • Sound knowledge of global environmental, health and safety regulatory and statutory requirements.
    • Knowledge of multi-country OSHA and similar guidelines, Worker's Compensation, EPA, FDA requirements and all other SHE regulations.
    • Previous experience designing and executing an effective chemical compliance program.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
    • Willingness to travel up to approximately 50% of the time.Type: Full Time (Salaried)
      Job ID: 115606

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