Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.
The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.
Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment Our Way to Serve, Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.
Reporting through Bridgestone Americas’ (BSAM) Corporate EHSS (Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability) Group, this position will be based in Lake Charles, LA. The primary responsibility of this position is to collaborate with Lake Charles’ site leadership and provide day-to-day occupational health & safety and process safety support while ensuring BSAM’s safety management vision, expectations, strategies, and initiatives are achieved. This is a leadership role and will have multiple safety personnel reporting to this position.
Salary grade commensurate with experience.
B.S. Degree, plus 7 to 10 years experience with improving occupational health & safety and process safety compliance programs. 2 to 4 years of supervisory experience.
Engineering or Science Degree and/or M.S. Degree
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Associate Safety Professional (ASP).
Experience leading culture change and developing/implementing management systems
Chemical plant experience
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