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EHS Manager

INEOS Composites US LLC

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INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.  Leading market positions allow INEOS to be the supplier of choice for many of the largest customers in our markets.

INEOS has an exciting opportunity for an EHS Manager to join our INEOS Composites business at our Los Angeles plant. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the EHS function. This position will report to the Plant Manager and will manage the EHS functions for our facility.

Job Function

The Los Angeles EHS Manager manages all aspects relating to Safety, Health and the Environment of the Los Angeles, California site including worker safety, worker health, environmental protection and compliance with safety, health and environmental regulation including environmental permits with which the site must comply.

The Los Angeles site uses, makes, stores, handles, and ships large quantities of hazardous materials including styrene, dicyclopentadiene, maleic anhydride, phthalic anhydride and various UPRs and VERs. Specific regulatory requirements exist due to the nature and location of our operations. A rigorous and preventative approach to safety, health, and the environment is of the utmost importance.

The INEOS Composites Los Angeles site is a chemical plant is situated in the City of Commerce, California. The community demands a safe and environmentally sound operation, particularly given the nature of the materials at the site. Maintaining solid relationships with public safety agencies, and regulatory authorities is a must. The Site EHS Manager may need to meet with federal, state, and local regulatory enforcement officials to discuss local safety, environmental and other regulatory concerns.

Comprehensive Benefits Program

  • Employee benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
  • Highly competitive 401(K) plan; 3% employer contribution and an employer match of 100% on the first 6% of employee contributions

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

  • Guiding and maintaining a safe work environment
  • Create, lead, and maintain site health and safety programs.
  • Engagement of workforce: Communicate site EHS direction in ways that keep employees informed and committed to the safety culture of the organization (Culture of Prevention), mastering and execution of tasks and outstanding performance in all areas. Coaching and evaluating personnel in work areas
  • Assure strict compliance with INEOS 20 Principles (Process safety and behavioral safety)
  • Assure strict compliance with OSHA PSM and other applicable US Laws.
  • Organize and support emergency response and action plans.
  • Prepare documents submitted to regulatory agencies.
  • Assure site EHS plans are maintained, current, and are consistent with corporate directives and chemical industry best practices.
  • Strict Fixed cost control and leadership as related to EHS activities, variable cost understanding and control as related to EHS.
  • Write and maintain procedures and work instructions related to Emergency Operations, EHS and regulatory requirements.
  • Chair or Co-Chair employee safety committee meetings.
  • Conduct investigation and root cause analysis of incidents.
  • Coordinate fugitive emissions program, site lead for SCAQMD requirements and permits.
  • Site lead for compliance with Highly Regulated Chemicals. (CWC).
  • Site lead for Fire protection and loss prevention (CUPA), including preparation of submittals to regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain compliance with water related compliance requirements (wastewater, storm water SPCC,) including any regulatory reporting to government agencies.
  • Maintain Hazardous Waste records including copies of waste manifests and hazardous waste generation volumes.
  • Site lead for Cal-OSHA PSM Management systems / certification and audits.
  • Interface with Corporate EHS Lead to ensure best in class EHS performance.
  • Some minimal Travel for training and company business may be required.


  • Education: Bachelor in a relevant technical field, engineering degree preferred.
  • Experience: 3+ years in refining/chemical plant EHS management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly motivated, goal oriented, strong team player.
  • Experience creating and administrating safety programs.
  • Requires minimal supervision.
  • Experience writing procedures and work instructions.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Applied technical and management skills, understanding of a wide variety of Federal and State regulations in safety, worker health and environmental areas.
  • Strong bias to excellent EHS performance; high level of influencing skills; team builder; excellent communication skills; coach; change agent; ability to network.
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