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Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Full Time Permanent

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

We’re looking for an Industrial Hygiene Specialist to join the INEOS Acetyls team based in Hull.We need highly motivated individuals who want to be part of our growing business.

INEOS Acetyls is a global chemicals business producing acetic acid and a range of derivatives across Europe, Asia and America. We’re part of INEOS - one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world, employing around 26,000 people across 194 sites in 29 countries.

You will be based at the Hull site, which is the largest producer of acetic acid, acetic anhydride and ethyl acetate in Europe. The products we produce are essential building blocks used in almost every industry, including renewable power, automotive, pharmaceuticals, coatings and textiles.

Hull is also home to the business's global Technology Development and Support Team and is based on the 370-acre Saltend Chemicals Park - a cluster of world-class chemicals and renewable energy businesses at the heart of the UK's energy estuary.

Be part of our journey to net zero

Sustainability is at the heart of our business, and we have created a road map to achieving net zero.  We’re investing in this sustainable future right now you could be part of our journey. 

The opportunity

We have a vacancy for an Industrial Hygiene Specialist. The role is an essential part of the Ineos Acetyls Environmental & Industrial Hygiene team; which is central to the safe operations of the site.

The post holder will be the subject matter technical expert for Industrial Hygiene and provide expert operational, technical and planning support to INEOS Hull site assets, third parties and other stakeholders.

If you thrive on a challenge and are prepared to push yourself, then INEOS’ open and non-hierarchical approach to business will give you the opportunity to quickly develop your career. We value daily collaboration and teamwork, reaping the benefits of working on site/office based.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus plan 
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays with option to buy extra annual leave and flex 5 of these bank holidays
  • Ongoing career development
  • Wide range of benefits including discounted private medical insurance, health cash plans and high street discounts
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Online health and fitness hub for employees, plus friends and family
  • Onsite Gym
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering a wide range of support services including counselling, financial support, legal services – for employees and family.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities

Key accountabilities

  • Lead the planning and delivery of Industrial Hygiene support to Acetyls Manufacturing and other stakeholders including delivery of agreed third party programmes as required.
  • Maintain awareness of technical and legislative developments in the field of environmental and occupational hygiene science, identifying and responding to those of relevance to INEOS.
  • Lead the development and delivery of Hull Site Health Map environmental and industrial hygiene programme.
  • Provide an environmental and industrial hygiene troubleshooting service as required.
  • Lead, supervise and train Analytical Technicians and manufacturing technicians in the execution of agreed EIH activities.
  • Supervise and train INEOS staff in relevant IH skills.
  • Take a lead in all HSSE issues within the analytical laboratory and contribute to the development of a HSSE culture fully aligned with the goals of the Hull site.
  • Lead the maintenance of the technology for environmental and occupational hygiene capability and skill base within Hull.
  • Be responsible for the development of key EIH techniques to meet the existing and future needs of INEOS and other customers.
  • Create and participate in networks external to Hull to gain knowledge and maintain awareness of EIH developments providing EIH advice as required.

About you

Level of education & experience in general

  • Degree level in relevant science discipline. Relevant MSc or PhD desirable. 
  • Certification: Diploma (or equivalent) of Professional Competence in a relevant subject area.
  • Extensive relevant experience in a manufacturing setting is essential.
  • Ability to contribute to the success of the team, fostering learning, sharing of ideas and building capability.
  • Demonstrated ability to think innovatively and provide creative solutions.
  • Ability to prioritise and set clear direction and boundaries.
  • Accreditation as a Member of an appropriate professional body and
  • Active knowledge of the UK Environmental Agency Monitoring Certification Scheme is desirable.

Behavioural skills

  • A proven record of being able to work successfully in a multi-discipline team environment.
  • Good communication and influencing skills.
  • Results orientation and performance bias.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A desire for knowledge management and capturing lessons learned for future improvements.
  • Ability to balance conflicting demands in a continuously developing environment.
  • Good motivator and able to see improvement opportunities within their teams and more broadly.
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