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EHS Specialist - California

Job location : Lompoc, California, USA
Created moment : 06/08/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04413

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

EHS Specialist - California

Job Summary


Based at our flagship manufacturing plant in Lompoc, CA (Central Coast), the EHS Specialist - California supports all aspects of the EHS regulatory compliance function for both of Imerys’ California Minerals Processing Sites (Lompoc and Escondido). The position supports development, implementation and administration of EHS compliance programs, regulatory analysis, compliance with permits/licenses, audits, industrial hygiene workplace sampling and other aspects of EHS management.  


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

  • Conduct 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

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

  • Conduct EHS regular audits/inspections of facilities and support corrective actions.

  • Coordinate/participate in all MSHA & Cal-OSHA compliance inspections.

  • Coordinate/participate in environmental agency compliance inspections with the county,  state, and federal government as needed. 

  • Actively participate in both Site’s Safety Committees.

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

  • Manage environmental monitoring (air, water, haz waste, etc.). 


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

  • 5+ years Relevant EHS Experience in Mining and/or industry

  • Working knowledge of Federal and State EHS regulations. 

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

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

  • Union Experience is beneficial.

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.

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