Health & Safety Specialist

Job location:
Home Based - United States
Created moment:
February 8, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07893

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

LOCATION: Home based in Charlotte, NC Area


The H&S Specialist- East & Canada supports all aspects of the H&S regulatory compliance at Imerys’ PMA Processing Sites & Mines in the Eastern US & Canada. The position supports development, implementation and administration of H&S compliance programs, regulatory analysis, compliance with permits/licenses, audits, industrial hygiene workplace sampling and other aspects of H&S management.  


  • Administer a wide range of EHS compliance and training programs at both MSHA and OSHA facilities. 

  • Assist in accident investigations and assist site leadership with incident management

  • Compile, analyze and interpret statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents to assess high risk areas

  • Manage industrial hygiene testing and analysis of workplace chemical and physical hazards and recommend controls that will reduce potential exposures.

  • Conduct H&S regular audits/inspections of facilities and support corrective actions.

  • Facilitate both Pre and Post Event  Learning Teams

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

  • Coordinate/participate in MSHA & OSHA compliance inspections.

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

  • Workers Compensation (submit claims and work with adjuster)

  • Actively participate in Site’s Safety Committees.

  • Develop, Implement, and maintain all aspects of the Imerys Safety System and the associated protocols.

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate technical discipline (such as Environmental, Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related area) 

  • Minimum 2 years Relevant Health and Safety Experience in Mining and/or Heavy Industry preferred

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

  • EHS certifications (CSP, ASP, CIH, CIT, CMSP, etc…) are beneficial but not required.

  • Union Experience is beneficial.

  • Approximately 50% travel

IMERYS... Mineral Solutions to create tomorrow's world.  Imerys is a Paris based Global Leader, who transforms minerals into thousands of high valued specialty mineral products essential for our Customers' Products.

IMERYS offers competitive benefits including medical/dental insurance, 401K matching and paid vacation.

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Imerys is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Imerys are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Imerys will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.