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Director ESHQ

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Richmond, VA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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[[Director ESHQ]]


Location: [[Richmond, VA]]

Career Level: [[Senior Professionals]]

Legal Entity: [[Evonik Corporation]]



What we offer

You will be given the opportunity to work on exciting and meaningful topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment? We provide intensive on-the-job training with extraordinary colleagues, which guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. We offer performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.


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The Director of ESHQ will be responsible for all safety, environmental, health, security & quality programs for Care Americas of the Nutrition & Care Segment operations, products, and personnel. You will;

  • Direct, implement, and audit compliance programs
  • Ensures execution of policies & provides mentorship to personnel
  • Lead all remedial activities, and secures all permits and product registrations
  • Serve as the senior environmental, safety, health, quality, security representative and advocate for local, state and federal authorities, as well as for trade associations and local outreach initiatives




  • Direct permitting and registration of facility EHS permits (air, water, waste), and EHS product registrations (EPA: TSCA, FIFRA, FDA, USDA, CEPA (DSL), Mexican EPA, & state agencies).

  • Develop & direct the Care Americas Product Stewardship, Advocacy & Management Systems, Culture and Corp/Segment annual initiatives.

  • Develop, direct, and audit corporate environmental, health, safety, security, quality, and compliance (EHSQ) programs for the Americas.

  • Support the segment EHSQ policy and provide mentorship for Care Operations in the Americas, Laboratories, and Business Lines.

  • Provide EHSQ support and develop corporate EHSQ performance measures and continuous improvement programs

  • Support with other safety programs for our employees, Chemistries, customers, & the public.




  • Bachelor's Degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, or related EHS field experience, complimented by 7 years of environmental, safety or health experience and prior EHS project management experience

  • Deep understanding of EHSQ matters, specifically in Product Registration, Product Regulation, and Advocacy.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work with all levels of management, employees, customers and government agencies.

  • Consistent track record of your strong leadership skills

  • Strong Negotiation skills.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills.



Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond