Dow Chemical Environment, Health & Safety Coordinator in Newark, Delaware

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for right individual to fill the role of anEnvironment, Health and Safety (EH&S) CoordinatorinNewark, DE. This role coordinates, implements, executes tasks and maintains a proactive plant specific program to achieve Safety and Health goals and objectives within the Poromerics and Slurry plants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the implementation of a detailed, task level, day to day Safety and Health program, utilizing the EH&S work process, standards and procedures. With guidance from the Production Leader, ensures all plant needs are covered in the program.

  • Coach for Life Critical Standards (LCS) within plant.

  • Site trainer for LCS.

  • Manages and administrates the Plant safety activities.

  • Ensures that the environmental aspects of Operating Discipline are adequate and applied to achieve Safety and Health performance goals.

  • Acts as the plant resource for related EH&S information on procedures, guidelines and standards.

  • Plant contact for EH&S issues.

  • Provides coaching to teams and individuals on Safety and Health related tasks and activities.

  • Assists in developing and achieving area or plant EH&S goals.

  • Ensures compliance tasks are completed.

  • Performs / coordinates the EH&S monitoring, data collection, analyzing and reporting for the plant.

  • Participates in the EH&S related reviews and projects.

  • Coordinates the schedules for audits in the environmental related areas.

  • Conducts and documents investigations of incidents and ensures follow-up actions to prevent re-occurrences.

  • Develops shift EH&S focal points.

Required Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of chemical, oil/gas, and/or manufacturing industrial experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills are required.

  • Must have strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • Must have a current, valid US driver’s license.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in an Environment Health & Safety role.

  • Experience within Dow Life Critical Standards.

  • OSHA safety training or relevant industrial related safety training/experience is an asset.

  • Associate or higher degree in related Environmental Health and Safety or related Science field of study, and/or Four or more years of military training/experience in related field, is preferred.


  • A minimum of a High School diploma and/or GED is required.

About Dow:

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at:

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


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