Quality Environmental Health Safety Specialist

United States, Kalama (Washington)

​Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Quality

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence.  Together, these enable our customers to deliver their discoveries in key areas:

Microbial Control Solutions serves consumer and technical markets by safeguarding resources and peoples’ wellbeing. We are a trusted and innovative supplier of microbial control solutions and chemical technologies used in a wide range of industrial and consumer solutions. Our vast product portfolio of microbial control and chemical technologies offer quality products backed by technical and regulatory expertise, meeting our customers’ current and future needs.

Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) is growing our plant in Kalama, WA and we are ready to add a knowledgeable Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist to our Staff. It’s an exciting time to join Lonza and make a difference!

Key Responsibilities

Environmental Programs:

  • Air Emissions Permitting

  • Hazardous Waste Program

  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan

  • Act as site sustainability liaison with corporate

Safety and Health Programs

  • Lab Safety Program


  • Chemical Hazards

  • Emergency Response

  • Assist with site security assessments

Quality Programs:

  • Collect and report on KPIs that relate to Quality

  • Lead in quality root cause analysis. 

  • Calibrate, validate, and maintain laboratory equipment.

  • Administer environmental, health and safety programs in compliance with OSHA, various state & Lonza policies or industry best practices.

  • Review operational documents and facility changes for EHS compliance.

  • Offer technical expertise and consult on hazard recognition and control, risk management and behavioral modification.

  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis of new processes and changes to existing processes.

Security Programs:

  • Execute necessary actions in the site security plan.

  • Provide Environmental, Health, Safety and Security training as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • Associates Degree required, Bachelors Preferred Technical, Environmental Safety, or Engineering.

  • 5-10+ years of experience Safety and Environmental compliance in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with chemical process and handling.

  • Quality experience is preferred but not required.

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to its customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R28376