Ashland Corporate

  • Regional Safety Program Manager

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job Post Information* : 1 week ago(11/6/2018 12:58 PM)
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  • Overview

    Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


    Are you always solving?


    Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.


    Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Safety Program Manager to join our Ashland LLC business at our Wilmington, Delaware location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the corporate safety function. This position will report to the senior manager operations and laboratory safety.



    The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:


    The Regional Safety Program Manager is responsible for providing leadership, support and expertise to drive Ashland's safe and compliant operations.

    •  Providing leadership and subject matter expertise (SME) in driving the company's efforts around safe, compliant and responsible operations. A main emphasis on programs and processes designed to reduce the company’s overall risks and drive safety performance results to ZERO.
    • Developing and maintaining the structure and content of the company programs and providing overall direction and objectives for implementation
    • Communicating results / issues / health of the programs
    • Participating on compliance audits and maintaining auditing and self-assessment protocols for designated SME areas
    • Acts as the main point of contact for multiple facilities regarding all Safety and Health functions and lead the efforts to reduce the overall risks and drive to ZERO.
    • Identifies areas needed for development. Recommends training programs, procedures and processes to support EHS strategic and tactical plans. Carries out implementation of training programs and plans.
    • Expected to have ready answers to technical questions. Establish a skill area. Applies technical knowledge to negotiate regulatory compliance.
    • Manage safety related regulatory and internal standard interpretations.
    • Manage Responsible Care activities related to safety and health related standards.
    • Other program management responsibilities as assigned

    **This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


    In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

    •  BS or BA degree in Industrial Safety or other related technical degree
    • A minimum of three years of industrial safety and regulatory experience in a manufacturing, chemical, or refinery setting.
    • Experience in managing safety/ health programs in the chemical manufacturing industry - facility experience required; corporate-level experience preferred
    • Safety certification (e.g. CSP, CIH, CRSP, CHSP, RSP) or ability to obtain within 12 months
    • Emergency response experience
    • Experience working in a chemical plant (EHS/Maintenance Supervisor/Production Supervisor)
    • Demonstrated experience/ expertise in developing & implementing safety compliance programs across multiple facilities and regions
    • Strong working knowledge of OSHA standards.
    • Ability to travel 50%

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Six Sigma or lean certification
    • 3+ years of management experience
    • HAZWOPER certification

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7402 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


    NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


    Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier, global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,500 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Our people are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications. Visit to learn more. 


    Ashland. always solving


    We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


    The Ashland Way


    Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


    Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


    Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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