Health & Safety Specialist

Job location:
Home Based - United States
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 06001

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Health & Safety Specialist

Job Summary

The Position

Health & Safety Specialist - Western US. This role can be home-based with up to 50% travel. There is flexibility on the home-base for this role within the Western US.

Job Summary

The Health and Safety Specialist supports all aspects of the Health and Safety regulatory compliance function for both of Imerys’ and applicable regulatory bodies. The position supports development, implementation and administration of Health and Safety compliance programs, regulatory analysis, compliance with the applicable Code of Federal Regulations, licenses, audits, industrial hygiene workplace sampling and other aspects of Health and Safety management. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the management of the litigation portfolio in coordination with external legal services Annual Industrial Hygiene Monitoring & Reports

  • Industrial Hygiene Sampling, Reporting, and Corrective Action Follow-ups

  • Regulatory Inspections, Reporting, and Record Keeping

  • Regulatory Training Oversight, Delivery, and Implementation (New Hire and ART)

  • Site Compliance with applicable S1-S29 Protocol (includes program development, training, and implementation)

  • Site Compliance with H1-H7 Protocols (includes program development, training, and implementation)

  • Internal Site Compliance Inspections (OSHA, MSHA, Protocols)

  • Safety Maturity Matrix Updates

  • Industrial Hygiene Maturity Matrix

  • Incident Reporting and Investigation (Learning Team)

  • Enablon Management (creation of users, reporting, data entry, etc.)

  • Radiation Safety Officer duties

  • EHS, MSR, SCIT, and OLE Follow-Up and CAP Completion

  • Coordination with site S&H Champion (training, development, assistance with protocol implementation)

  • S&H Red-On-Line Legal Registry Management Updates

  • Workers Compensation (submit claims and work with adjuster)

  • Directs the work of the EHS Technician when applicable

  • Emergency Response / Manage First Aid / CPR Teams

  • Conduct at least 2 site compliance and improvement visits / year / site; with other travel as required

  • Build Strong relationships with site management to ensure Responsibility and Accountability for all aspects of the Imerys Safety & Health System are established

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful US-based candidates must be fully Covid-19 vaccinated before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (technical discipline, such as Environmental, Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related area, preferred).

  • Minimum 5 years Relevant EHS Experience in Mining and/or Heavy Industry

  • Working knowledge of Federal and State S&H regulations. 

  • EHS certifications (CIH, CSP, CMSP & CHMM) are beneficial but not required.

  • 50% Travel (unless if located in Lompoc, CA - then 30%)

Position Type

Full time



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