• Senior Safety Engineer

    Location US-NC-Bessemer City
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.


    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    Develop, implement, and maintain programs and procedures to minimize occupational safety risks and ensure compliance with regulatory and FMC requirements. Lead change and safety performance improvement through engagement with plant floor personnel.


    • Lead safety culture change effort.
    • Compile and interpret leading and lagging indicators to develop improvement actions.
    • Own site Safety & Health programs and procedures.
    • Own site Industrial Hygiene monitoring program.
    • Lead incident investigation teams, identify root causes, and determine appropriate corrective actions to improve safety performance.
    • Lead and direct the effort of part-time Safety Technicians/Operators.
    • Lead Behavior-Based Safety program
    • Lead/direct the efforts of the site Safety Committee.
    • Lead Risk Assessments
      • Perform Manual Material Handling Assessments and lead the implementation of associated corrective actions,
      • Lead the effort for Hazard Analysis Mitigation (HAM) of Production related non-standard work activities. Review completed HAMs for trends and provide input to Area Managers when a SOP is needed,
      • Perform PPE assessments and certifications.
    • Implement corrective actions for known and identified unsafe conditions by leading projects and/or through working with FMC Engineering and engineering consultant(s).
    • Serve as Radiation Safety Officer (certification required/preferred).
    • Manage the Asbestos hazard management program (certification required/preferred).
    • Perform internal safety audits to ensure conformance to FMC safety standards and BC safety management system. Co-ordinate development of and then maintain status on any action items coming out of site audits.
    • Work with EHS Manager to co-ordinate any external regulatory audits and negotiate with regulatory authorities regarding company's filings.
    • Assemble information for and submit regulatory reports to meet all corporate, State and Federal requirements related to safety and health.
    • Work with EHS Manager to develop budgets for safety and health activities.

    Required Education

    • BS degree in health, safety, environmental, industrial hygiene, Engineering, or related field
    • CSP, CHMM, or CIH preferred


    • 5 years directly related experience in Health, Safety, or Industrial Hygiene
    • Significant working knowledge of OSHA regulations
    • Effectively demonstrates ability to deliver on complex situations or problems without guidance or supervision
    • Conveys information with clarity and directness, ensuring the message is understood across diverse teams
    • Some experience creating and maintaining safety training programs
    • Some knowledge and experience in industrial hygiene sampling and monitoring
    • Highly motivated, energetic, self-directed individual with good analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Plans, schedules, and leads team meetings and training sessions.
    • Computer experience to accurately enter information and data into FMC business systems (SIMS, SAP, Sharepoint).
    • Uses MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and VMX to communicate all work instructions, circuit and order statuses, and job assignments.
    • Uses effective oral and written communication.
    • Follows policies and procedures; work with integrity and ethically


    • Team work
    • Leadership
    • Action Oriented
    • Approachability
    • Drive for Results
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • “Own it” mindset as it relates to plant safety programs

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 250 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. To perform emergency response activities, the employee will occasionally be required to don a self-contained breathing apparatus and/or a full face respirator.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; outside weather conditions and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


    Safety Requirements: All employees are expected to carry out their work functions in a healthy and safe manner, to encourage and support safe work practices at all times, and to report and/or rectify any unsafe conditions that may come to their attention immediately.


    Personal Protective Equipment – Must wear PPE as required based on job duties.

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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