Associate HSE Specialist Job in USA – Ethanol Plant

Job Ref: 18001J3

Primary Location:US-MN-Welcome


Responsible for implementing systems to meet environmental, health and safety regulations/performance for ethanol production facility.

Ensures implementation of processes and procedures to maintain compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations and permits under OSHA, TTB, FRA, EPA and state DENR.

Implements facility’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP), Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP), Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), and Risk Management Plan (RMP).

Maintains facility’s commitments under the sites Air, Appropriations, NPDES, and Waste permits. Completes multi-media responsibility for task driven commitments.

Establishes and maintains relationship with local fire departments and response organizations to facilitate their participation in the Facility Response Plan.

Maintains and ensures implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM).

Ensures implementation of Safe Work Practices (SWP), including providing training and making required changes.

Implements site security plan.

Provides leadership to the site’s Safety Committee Chairperson and team.

Implements tasks defined on Environmental Health and Safety Routine Duties Calendar, ensuring 100% compliance.

Maintains Environmental Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Maintains Environmental Health and Safety systems inventory.

Maintains Chemical Management System, including driving changes as necessary and accountability for budget and relationship management.

Maintains compliance data systems, providing clear, timely access to information for routine reporting.

Ensures systems are in place to provide required compliance and refinery performance for all areas of responsibility.

Develops training schedule and provides self-performed training.

Maintains EH&S training calendar.
Maintains all required materials and any vendor contracts for EH&S training.

Ensures all required compliance and performance audits are performed.

Completes tasks required for regular audits of permits, regulations and plant performance criteria.

Communicates any compliance issues and develops correction action plans.

Tracks leading and lagging indicators for environmental health and safety and health performance.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.


High school diploma or GED required.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Safety/Environmental Sciences or related technical field preferred.

A minimum of one year of experience in operating industrial facility subject to environmental, health and safety regulations preferred.

Position level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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By Ubong Edet

A passionate Health and Safety professional with a good level of field experience and relevant certifications including NEBOSH, OSHA, ISO, etc certifications. An Health and Safety activist who believes in the growth and continual improvement of the profession. He is going all out to create awareness and safe precious lives.

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