Health and Safety Programs Leader - US REMOTE

Date:  Nov 9, 2023

Columbus, OH, US

Company Overview

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

What We Offer

At Hexion, we prioritize providing progressive, inclusive, and competitive benefits that acknowledge the valuable contributions made by our associates while enhancing their overall well-being and promoting a healthy work-life balance. 


  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental and Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start
  • 401k Match 
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time
  • & More


Our commitment to investing in our employees goes beyond these exceptional benefits, as we also offer continuous training and certification opportunities that enable you to advance your career with Hexion. 

Position Overview

This position will be responsible for planning and execution of high value tasks to advance Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety programs globally. This Center of Excellence Leader will act as a technical expert by providing specific guidance on Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety matters across the globe and businesses. This position collaborates closely with manufacturing organization, the EHS organization, the Product Stewardship team and customers to manage and execute programs and projects while providing support in a manner that addresses business needs.

This role will be responsible for the industrial hygiene programming and training for the sites with key products and hazards.

This role is eligible for remote work in the United States

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, track, and evaluate Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety metrics to identify trends and drive improvement
  • Evaluate exposure scenarios to ensure key health and safety risks are identified
  • Be the subject matter expert for key programs such as phenol and formaldehyde safety
  • Lead specialized programs to support implementation of the Global Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety strategy
  • Develop and support Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety compliance and EHS Management Standards relating to health and safety
  • Provide Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety technical support and program oversight
  • Develop understanding of industry best-practices and emerging trends in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene and safety programs and leverage, as appropriate, to continually improve Company programs and standards
  • Establish routine communications to key regional EHS leaders to help understand the current Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety issues impacting the organziaiton
  • Collaborate with Product Stewardship and Sustainabilty team to review hazard, exposure, and risk information to further regulatory compliance and product sustainability objectives
  • Assist technical and customer service teams to address occupational health or industrial hygiene questions or concerns from customers or other downstream users of Company products
  • Support company well-being initiatives, including mental health and physical health programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Master's of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health or other technically related field required 
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist or Certified Safety Professional preferred
  • 10 or more years of experience as an occupational health or Industrial Hygiene professional in a manufacturing/industrial environment or supporting an industrial environment 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of of Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, and safety standards and regulations in multiple jurusdictions 
  • Capable of conducting and overseeing Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene field work including qualitative risk assessments, development of exposure monitoring strategies, and quantitative monitoring
  • Knowledge of global regulatory framework and specific knowledge and experience implementing programs
  • Good organizational, communication, and networking skills
  • Working knowledge of EHS/IH data management programs 
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and self-directed at times 
  • Ability to be a resourceful, self-starter  
  • Proven ability to influence without direct authority



Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health or Industrial Hygiene

Travel Requirements

40% Domestic Travel



We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.


In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test , submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies


Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.


Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin