United States, Sabana Grande, PR, Adhesive Technologies

SHE Specialist

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  • Makes periodic inspections to the plant to correct unsafe conditions, acts or behaviors to enforce safety and environmental procedures.
  • Coordinates and provide safety permit as per Henkel procedures.
  • Coordinates and verifies the collection, identification, segregation, transportation, recovery, and disposal of all wastes generated.
  • Take ownership of workplace safety programs and may train staff on proper procedures to avoid accidents or injuries.
  • Keeps a PPE physical inventory according with the plant requirements.
  • Coordinates employees’ certifications, fit test, PIT, physical tests and others.
  • Support and enforce the plant safety and environmental program such 5S, Recycling, CBS, SUSA, near misses, and others.
  • Prepares and follow up the SUSA and SWA schedules and actions.
  • Creates and provide safety training to new employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Creates and provides and/or coordinates safety health and environmental training to employees.

  • Helps to maintain and organize records of safety health and environmental.
  • Helps to maintain the records of the Safety Data Sheet update in the system.
  • Maintain metrics for the area.
  • Coordinates permits and certifications with the regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinate and direct the safety committee with strategic plans.
  • Coordinates and performs safety inspections as defined.
  • Guide and recommend EHS activities.
  • Manage EHS data as per Henkel procedure and periodic EHS regulatory documents.
  • Support audit contractor and EHS policies and standards.
  • Interface with state and federal agencies such as State Environmental agencies, DOT, EPA, OSHA, Health Department and DRNA.
  • Provide support completing reports to agencies.
  • Develop and implement safety programs based on the needs, using resources as the House of Safety.
  • Comply with environmental management system for manufacturing facility.
  • Maintains written programs and permits request as per regulatory authorities.
  • Suggest resources and solutions to execute EHS issues’ improvements.
  • Support investigations and inspections from federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare EHS reports and renew applications.
  • Attend, coordinate, follow and implement strategic plans and meeting organized by Henkel NA.
  • Audit and support ISO Standards and SHE requirements defined by local, regional, and global procedures.
  • Helps develop and conduct emergency plans and strategies.
  • Participates in injury and illness investigations.


  • A degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering preferred, BS in Chemistry or Environmental Sciences.
  • Fully Bilingual (Oral/Written).
  • Experience in Safety, Health and Environmental desirable.
  • Waste and potable water operator certification desirable.
  • Generates work orders associated with the SHE department.
  • Monitor contractors’ safety and environmental performance as defined in the contractor corporate procedure.
  • Gives support to the WWPTP and Waste Handling Department as needed.
  • Supports and coordinates SHE department activities and/or initiatives.
  • Monitors plant safety and environmental performances using daily walk around techniques.
  • Coordinate training and inspections with local and contracted resources.
  • Supports and coordinates activities of the Emergency Response Team.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22034202
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
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Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
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International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
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