Senior EHS Professional, Cortland, NY

Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Senior EHS Professional role is responsible for:

  • Provide leadership and support to ensure EHS compliance, minimize liabilities, and improve overall EHS culture. 
  • Drive compliance with federal, state, and county regulations.
  • Support the interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues. Identify, track, report and drive improvement on EHS key performance indicators.
  • Guide and support implementation of our Responsible Care Management System. 
  • Facilitate the sharing of programs, procedures, tools, and successfully demonstrated practices within the Hub and across North America. 
  • Lead and/or participate on EHS and/or cross-functional work teams on development and improvement of company-wide processes and systems. 
  • Assist in the development of effective working relationships with site management and employees, EHS Community, other internal stakeholders, and EHS regulatory agencies. 


Requirements for consideration are:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or another similar technical discipline and 7 or more years of professional experience. 
  • At least 5 years of well-rounded EHS experience in a chemical manufacturing or related environment. 
  • Well-rounded EHS expertise and leadership skills, be capable of driving EHS culture improvements within BASF
  • In-depth knowledge of EPA environmental regulations and OSHA health & safety regulations.   
  • Strong communications, networking, influencing / negotiation skills. 
  • Strong computer skills (MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, and MS Excel)
  • Experience and knowledge if NY OSHA and EPA regulations is a plus!


If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Colleen Doerr, Senior Recruiter, at:; (616) 796.2282 or apply on our website: