Lubrizol Regional Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security (HSES) Manager in Brecksville, Ohio

Regional Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security (HSES) Manager

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale. With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey at . To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Estane® Engineered Polymers at , Personal Care at , Home Care at , Lubrizol LifeSciences at , Performance Coatings at , and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems at .


Responsible for providing strategic, tactical and technical leadership in the implementation of global and region-specific HSES and Responsible Care® programs and initiatives in order to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and corporate policies and standards consistent with Lubrizol’s Health, Safety, Environment and Security policy.


  • Lead and exemplify a culture where ‘safety is a core value’ is a true belief and ensure safety accountability across the organization.

  • HSES point of contact for LZAM facilities in the Americas region providing leadership and support for the development and implementation of corporate programs, region specific programs and technical needs to achieve the overarching goal of regulatory compliance and continuous improvement in HSES.

  • Develop and implement the strategy and plans for continuous improvement of the LZAM safety and health program.

  • Oversee the programs, procedures, policies, and training to address identifying hazards, prioritizing risks, facilitating lessons learned, and raising safety awareness applicable to Lubrizol operations.

  • Implement proactive programs to reduce employee injury and illness rates, worker’s compensation rates, and increase near miss reporting.

  • Routinely evaluate the company’s safety and health performance through audits, assessments, and benchmarking. Develop and implement improvement opportunities, corrective actions and standards, based on the findings.

  • Work closely with local HSES managers and safety committees, driving agenda topics and implementing actions determined necessary by the committee.

  • Monitor applicable statutory compliance across the business; track any new amendments and update standards periodically.

  • Partner with local leadership, HSES and HR in creating C2 experiences for employees, vendors and suppliers as well as oversee and facilitate a calibrated proactive approach to “Journey to Zero” incidents.

  • Manage performance and identify development needs for local HSES professionals.

  • Partner closely with corporate HSES to ensure strategy alignment and communicate the operations perspective.

  • Provide support for various health and safety data base and information systems (e.g., SDS system, health and safety metrics, computer-based training.

  • Routinely report safety and health performance to senior management. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, occupational health or related, technical field

  • 10+ years of progressive HSES responsibility, preferably in a chemical plant

  • Strong organization skills

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment

  • Must be able to travel exclusively throughout assigned region

  • Experience leading, training and developing safety awareness in a group of employees

  • Can effectively work in a matrix organization

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as facilitation experience

  • Self-motivated, proactive with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, “high energy", team oriented environment

  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm, a sense of urgency, attention to detail, commitment and follow-through while maintaining confidentiality and meeting deadlines

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio at , Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio at is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play. This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation. From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event orbiking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio .

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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